Tag Archives | Lying

Warring as Lying

The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today my article from the February issue of Freedom Daily on lying & warring.  Amazing to see how much hokum politicians get away with when they commence killing foreigners….. Warring as Lying Throughout American History by James Bovard                             Freedom Daily February 2008 Americans are taught to expect their […]

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McCain’s Forgotten Drug Fix

Amongst all the media teeth-gnashing over the question of whether McCain did special favors for his blondie lobbyist,  his wife’s sweetheart deal for massive narcotics theft in the 1990s has been forgotten. If a poor black woman from Anacostia had committed the crimes that Cindy McCain committed, the black woman might have been sent to […]

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Government Lies vs. Self-Government

Responding to implacable demands from central Europe, the Future of Freedom Foundation today finally posted online the full text of my piece on Hungarian Lies and American Lessons. Hungarians are still steaming about the government’s lies in last year’s elections, but most Americans appear to have forgotten Bush’s verbal frauds from the campaign trail last October.   […]

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Radio LIVE ONLINE Wed. (11/15) 10:30 am Charles Goyette Show

Got a call this afternoon from Charles Goyette, who heard about my terrorist behavior on the Washington subway and wanted to get me on the air before they take me away. I will be on his show 10:30 AM Eastern time Wednesday (11/14).  Charles is one of the best libertarian hosts in the country; his political courage […]

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Lying Politicians: A Conundrum for the Washington Post

What does the Washington press corps do when a president brazenly lies? Nothing, usually. But every now and then, the lie cannot be ignored – especially if a president confesses during a national press conference.  The Washington Post, in its initial article on the day after the press conference, noted that Bush “appeared to acknowledge having misled […]

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Lies & Leviathan: How Government Cons People Into Submission

The fine folks at the Future of Freedom Foundation posted a piece of mine on how government cons people into submission. The timing is a bit unfortunate, since the 2006 election campaign disproved my assertion that politics is perennially dishonest.   Lies and Leviathan by James Bovard  Freedom Daily August 2006 Big government requires big lies — and […]

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Bush & Killing in the Name of Democracy

The Future of Freedom Foundation today posted online my June 2006 Freedom Daily article on “Killing in the Name of Democracy.”  Doing the research for this article was hell on my idealism. KILLING IN THE NAME OF DEMOCRACY     Freedom Daily, June 2006 by James Bovard President George W. Bush perpetually invokes the goal of spreading democracy to sanctify […]

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