Mises Institute President Jeff Deist and I had a rollicking discussion yesterday on H.L. Mencken. Here’s the summary from the Mises website: “HL Mencken is the writer you need to read immediately. He was savagely brilliant, caustic, and witty, but also prolific across genres in ways almost unthinkable of journalists today. His skill with the […]
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I had a lively chat this morning with Knoxville’s 92.3 FM’s Nick Crawford and Mr. Henry on the political lies that have filled military cemeteries for the past 100 years (spurred by this Mises Institute article yesterday). You can listen to the excellent hosts and the raspy guest by clicking or downloading the following –
Future of Freedom Foundation How World War One Still Haunts America by James Bovard This year is the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson’s pulling America into World War I. Many people celebrate this centenary of America’s emergence as a world power. But at a time when the Trump administration is bombing or rattling sabers at […]
Libertarian talk show superstar Scott Horton and I had a rowdy chat earlier this week on Woodrow Wilson and World War One (spurred by my USA Today oped). We had fun smacking around Wilson for dragging the U.S. into a conflict that opened a Pandora’s Box for so many subsequent wars and dictators. I admit I […]
Here’s a few quote jpegs from my USA Today oped, “Woodrow Wilson Made Democracy Unsafe for the World” – I welcome suggestions on improving this and other quote jpegs. Thanks again to Canva.com for their software for laying out the type & background.
USA Today, April 4, 2017. Woodrow Wilson made democracy unsafe for the world: James Bovard by James Bovard Let’s stop kidding ourselves. The U.S. role in World War I had disastrous consequences. This week is the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s speech to Congress seeking a declaration of war against Germany. Many people celebrate […]
from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s monthly magazine, July 2014 – – (The first part of this analysis was published by FFF here). For a far more detailed examination of the role of tariffs and the Civil War, see Michael Griffith’s excellent analysis here. The full text of the February 1861 New York Times editorial […]