The Korean War’s Forgotten Lessons on the Evil of Intervention by James Bovard November 16, 2020 This year is the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, a conflict from which Washington policymakers learned nothing. Almost 40,000 American soldiers died in that conflict that should have permanently vaccinated the nation against the folly […]
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Powerline’s John Hinderaker, who was guest-hosting on the Dan Proft show on Salem Radio Network, and I had a lively chat yesterday on pandemic follies and on the proliferating fraud allegations from the 2020 election. John has 40+ years experience as a litigator, had excellent insights into how the election played out in Minnesota and […]
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American Institute for Economic Research, November 11, 2020 Elections and Legitimacy James Bovard This year’s presidential election is the fourth since 2000 to be marred by either widespread allegations of voter fraud or of foreign interference. Politicians and pundits have long counted on elections to wave a magic wand of legitimacy over the reign of […]
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This year’s election is the fourth presidential election since 2000 that was followed by a tidal wave of allegations of fraud or foreign interference. The only exceptions: the 2008 blowout when Republicans nominated a braindead warmonger and the 2012 election when Obama appeared to cleanly beat Romney. Otherwise, every presidential election has been clouded. System […]
[UPDATES PENDING] Now that the mainstream media made voter fraud disappear, next they will reveal that the 2020 election proves it is the “Will of the People” for Biden to seize all the power he pleases. Remember, folks – this is the ‘faith-building’ segment of the rituals of Democracy. Pundits are stressing that mail-in voting […]
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Best quote for this week? Lily Tomlin said, “No matter how cynical you get, it is not enough to keep up.” Deceiving citizens violates voting rights as much as barring people from polling places. https://t.co/yY2kPoOfXt — James Bovard (@JimBovard) November 6, 2020 This post-election vote counting is like extra innings of a baseball playoff game […]
American Institute for Economic Research, November 3, 2020 Covid and Constitutional RoadKill James Bovard Is the U.S. Constitution the biggest roadkill on the 2020 campaign trail? Is faith in “American exceptionalism” blinding people to a death spiral of American democracy? According to much of the media, this is a single-issue election: “It’s the pandemic, stupid,” […]
It is never too late for positive thinking. I’m old enough to recall when the media was less dishonest than the political candidates. — James Bovard (@JimBovard) November 3, 2020 How many votes has the Deep State swayed in this election? Will any Deep State chieftain ever be prosecuted for their lies & other crimes? […]
USA TODAY, October 31, 2020 Neither Donald Trump nor Joe Biden deserve a honeymoon from cynicism by James Bovard “The biggest threat to our democracy is cynicism,” declared former president Barack Obama two years ago. But as we enter the final days of another demagoguery-drenched presidential campaign, it is time to give cynicism the credit it […]
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Here’s an audio version of my favorite epigrams from yesterday’s piece at the Mises Institute – A Collection of Bovardian Epigrams Thanks to Millian Quinteros for recording my epigrams.
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