Mises President Jeff Deist and I had fun today busting the venality and depravity of Washington nowadays, with some extra thrashings thrown in for warmongers on Newstalk Florida. MP3 at the bottom of this page – There were so many people thought that the end of Trump’s reign would restore faith in the White House […]
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“As long as enough people can be frightened, all people can be ruled.” Thanks to The Lion’s Roar for making this meme with a quote from Attention Deficit Democracy, updating that line for the age of Covid. And thanks to my friend Philip J. Crincoli Sr. for alerting me this meme.
Libertarian Institute, October 4, 2021 The Best Speech I Never Gave by James Bovard Prices convey information, especially the price of zero. There is often more latent intelligence signaled by prices than by the claimed good intentions of political zealots—even those on the side of peace and liberty. On the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 […]
Counterpunch, September 8, 2021 9/11 and My Pariah Decade by James Bovard Life in American changed 20 years ago after the 9/11 attacks. Many Americans became enraged at anyone who did not swear allegiance to President George W. Bush’s anti-terrorism crusade. Anyone who denied “they hate us for our freedoms” automatically became an enemy of […]
American Conservative, March 20, 2021 H.R. 1 and Herd Count Democracy Democrats’ attempt to canonize 2020 election procedures makes a mockery of democracy. by James Bovard Is it a federal civil rights violation if citizens have to get off their butts in order to cast their votes? Democrats are pushing a national election “reform” bill […]
Here’s a remastered (?!?) interview with talk show legend Brian Wilson from October 4, 2007. Brian and I had a rollicking discussion about the Ron Paul presidential campaign, Janet Reno and Waco, gun-grabbing politicians, and Attention Deficit Democracy. Brian has a new book – 50 Stories: 50 Years in Radio – which I heartily recommend. […]
Here’s a round-up of my epigrams on voting from my books and articles since 1993: *Politicians are dividing America into two classes – those who work for a living and those who vote for a living *Nowadays, we have elections in lieu of freedom. *What government abuses and crimes can we expect to cease as […]