Counterpunch, August 27, 2021 Washington Arrogance is Incurable by James Bovard Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Americans are finally recognizing that the federal government lied to them for 20 years about progress in the war in Afghanistan. Many of the most brazen liars have long since collected a pension, joined the board of directors for defense […]
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Mises Institute, August 18, 2021 Kabul’s Collapse and DC’s Incurable Arrogance by James Bovard After the Taliban captured Kabul far faster than anyone in Washington forecast, secretary of state Tony Blinken went on Sunday morning talk shows and announced that the US mission in Afghanistan had been “successful.” Unfortunately, there will be plenty of robotic civil […]
I am not always formally attired – here’s how I look on weekends, at least during the summer. Shirt was soaked but plastic wrapper saved the cheap cigar. Pic taken by one of the best photographers I know – Faith Angove. Photo is from a hike I recently led along the Towpath.
Libertarian Institute, January 26, 2021 Testing Positive for COVID-Bootlicking by Jim Bovard | Jan 26, 2021 The COVID pandemic has shown how easy it is to make people hate anyone who is not as frightened as themselves. Since last March, politicians and health officials have fanned fears to commandeer far more control over Americans’ daily […]
The American Conservative The Government: Liability for Thee But Not for Me Why are those who work for the state never held accountable for the damage they inflict? By James Bovard • July 26, 2018 Few Americans recognize the Yukon-sized legal rights void in their daily lives. I was recently reminded of this hard fact […]
Talk show legend Brian Wilson and I had a rowdy chat today on his Libertas Media Project podcast on the Midsummer Shakespeare Brawl, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and whether the American political system is beyond hope. Since Brian is aware that I’ve been doing a little hiking, he asked about a recent story about hikers in […]