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Busted in Barcelona (Almost) 1977

I heartily support Catalonia’s referendum on secession even though I was almost arrested the only time I visited Barcelona. I hit Spain as the next-to-last country in a 5000-mile hitchhiking jaunt in the summer of 1977. Within 10 minutes of getting dropped off south of the French border, I realized that my two years of Spanish […]

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Easter & My Insane Rabbit-Terrorist Gig in Boston

Technically, I was never an Easter Rabbit – at least not that I can remember. (Some Easter dinners involved way too much beer.) But when I lived in Boston, I served time as a Beatrix Potter promotion rabbit at a Filene’s Department store. Except that the bizarre outfit looked more like a killer rabbit. The […]

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My Raging Bitch Christmas

Happily, I did not have to work as a Santa Claus this year to pay for my beer.  I am indebted to Tom Blanton, the mastermind of the Project for a New American Revolution, for this hoppy reminder of my temp work past.   Below is the story of my gig as a Santa Claus  – an […]

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Liberty vs. Equality (1977)

Some of the college protestors around the nation are condemning American society because of the inequal academic and economic achievements between different races and ethnic groups. There are lots of things government does to tilt the playing field but many of the protestors will be unsatisfied until  government forcibly imposes equal results across the board.   That type […]

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On Denver Radio Thursday Morn with Peter Boyles

I will be back on the Peter Boyles show on KNUS AM Radio in Denver on Thursday, October 8, at 9 a.m. EASTERN. I’m not sure of the topics. I sent him the Public Policy Hooligan outtake on how I almost got arrested hitchhiking the first time I visited Colorado. Or maybe he will want […]

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World Bank Ravages the Third World – 30th Anniv.

This is the 30th anniversary of my first attack on the World Bank in the national media. Reposted below are some of my attacks on the Bank from the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.  I discuss in Public Policy Hooligan how I nabbed some of the confidential documents exposed below. The Bank continues […]

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