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Yalta and the Death of the “Good War”

The American Conservative, February 18, 2020 Yalta and the Death of the ‘Good War’ by James Bovard FDR’s complicity in Stalin’s post-WWII bloodletting started a trend of lies and hypocrisy in U.S. foreign policy. Yalta summit in February 1945 with (from left to right) Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. (public domain) *** This […]

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Podcast: My East German Interrogation Comedy Show

OK, so I screwed up in one of my illegal jaunts behind the Iron Curtain.    But at least there’s a funny story about how I was able to eventually bluster my way out of a long interrogation at the Czechoslovakian – East German border in the Erzgebirge mountains.  This broadcast includes my novel pronunciation of […]

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New York Times 1987: Eastern Europe, the New Third World

Some folks think that I have only recently become cynical.  Actually, my skepticism has a long pedigree… xxx New York Times, December 20, 1987 BUSINESS FORUM: ECONOMIC COLLAPSE; Eastern Europe, the New Third World By JAMES BOVARD     IN the wake of the summit talks between President Reagan and the Soviet leader Mikhail S. […]

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How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

Here are two more jpegs for that article created by Natalie Fawn Danelishen, the media graphics artist for the Mises Institute. Natalie does great work; if you need an artist, contact her. Mises Institute Blog, February 15, 2018 How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder by James Bovard As of last week, the Berlin […]

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