Tag Archives | Trump

carpenter book cover nato 41hYl9igcOL._SX312_BO1,204,203,200_

NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur by Ted Carpenter

If you’re seeking to understand how NATO became a peril to keeping America at peace, check out an excellent new book by my friend Ted Carpenter, NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur. NATO did superb work thwarting Soviet aggression in Europe. But NATO had no purpose after the Soviet Union dissolved. Unfortunately, NATO responded by continually expanding, […]

Continue Reading
USA-Today-logo-300x300

USA TODAY: No Deep State Deliverance for Democracy

USA TODAY, November 13, 2019 As the deep state attacks Trump to rave media reviews, don’t forget its dark side The deep state has a long history of betraying the trust of the American people. They aren’t our friends just because we share an enemy in common. by James Bovard “Thank God for the deep […]

Continue Reading
democratic debates ca-times.brightspotcdn.com

Democratic Deliverance Debate? Impeachment, Syria, Biden…

Ohio is the scene of tonight’s Democratic presidential candidate debate.  A hundred years in Toledo, Jack Dempsey won the heavyweight crown with a surprise knockout of giant Jess Willard.   Will the top candidates similarly get busted up tonight? Watching this debate is akin to a three hour mental root canal      https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/1184288897276284929 + Sen […]

Continue Reading
podcast-combo-shot-ernie-hancock-&-bovard

A Bushel of Laughs on the Ernie Hancock Radio Show

My old friend Ernie Hancock and I had a rowdy time this morn on his Freedoms Phoenix Radio Show. Ernie kindly asked for a summary of Public Policy Hooligan and I specified that most of the book does not involve people trying to stab me. Ernie asked about the scandal in my old hometown, Front […]

Continue Reading
Supreme-Court-Leviathan-Mises-mockup-image

The Sham of Government Secrecy

The Sham of Government Secrecy by James Bovard The Supreme Court in June ruled that the federal government can keep secret the food-stamp sales totals of grocery stores. By a 6 to 3 vote, the Court declared that such business records are exempt from disclosure under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This case, […]

Continue Reading
demo-7-06-banner-DSC_0204

Proud Boys vs. Antifa Demonstrations, Washington, July 6, 2019

Antifa folks were all decked out today, ready to handle any problem they experienced on the Washington subway – or maybe on their Uber trip to their protest. Turnout seemed sparse for both the Proud Boys etc. “Demand Free Speech” rally and the Antifa etc. counterprotest. I did not stay for the full event but […]

Continue Reading