Houston iHeart KTRH radio host Michael Berry and I chatted on his show this morning regarding the Voting Rights Mirage and Joe Biden’s long record of supporting oppressive “crime” bills. I mentioned that Biden wanted to keep fighting the drug war to the last hippie. You can listen or download the interview by clicking below […]
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Mises Institute, June 23, 2020 Repealing Useless and Abusive Laws Might Do More Good Than “Defunding” the Police by James Bovard “Defund the Police” is the latest rallying cry for protestors in many cities across the nation. Many activists, enraged by the brutal killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, are calling for completely disbanding the police, […]
Libertarian Institute My Convict Road Gang Summer by Jim Bovard | Feb 17, 2020 I may have been a rube, but I knew enough not to startle the gargantuan glowering prison guard with that double-barreled shotgun propped on his beer belly. As a sixteen-year-old toiling in the hot sun in 1973 alongside convicts on a […]
George H.W. Bush’s Forgotten Debacles and Demagoguery by James Bovard After former President George H.W. Bush died late last year, he was widely hailed as a great leader and patriot. At the National Cathedral funeral service, biographer Jon Meachan declared that Bush was a “twentieth-century Founding Father.” The minister of Bush’s church in Houston compared […]
Here’s a remastered (?) interview from April 1994 just after the publication of Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty. With legendary talk show host Fred Fiske, one of the most decent & talented radio hosts who I ever met. Fred knew how to draw out my rowdy laugh.
Nine minutes of heresy: After former President George H.W. Bush died recently, many politicians and pundits sought to put a halo over his head and career, comparing Bush to Jesus and George Washington. But America still suffers from his debacles at home and abroad. Americans cannot afford to deify deceased presidents whose precedents pose deadly […]
The late President George H.W. Bush promised “kinder, gentler” policies then revved up the drug war and vastly increased crackdowns across the nation. Overfilled prisons are part of his forgotten legacy. Bush also hailed DEA agents as “the greatest freedom fighters any nation could have, people who provide freedom from violence and freedom from drugs […]