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NYC = Covid Time Machine

As I walk around my neighborhood of Astoria or in Manhattan or ride the subway, I’m in a perpetual state of astonishment and disappointment. New York City is virtually indistinguishable from 12 months ago at this exact time, e.g.: Long, socially-distanced lines (wrapped around the block) of double-masked folks waiting to become a useful statistic […]
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My Tribute to H.L. Mencken – Mises Podcast

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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Recent Bovard Freedom Quote JPEGs

Here’s a round-up of some JPEGS with my quotes from the last year or so.  Thanks to everyone who made these images – including Bryan Baucom, Tony Smith, Bob Smilie, Natalie Fawn Danelishen, Frank Monaco, Libquotes.com, and the various Internet quote sites.  If you made one of these quote Jpegs and I neglected to include […]
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Rittenhouse verdict puts “broken” Jury system in the establishment crosshairs

Kit Knightly If Kyle Rittenhouse didn’t break the law, we should change the law” This quote, from late-night TV host Stephen Colbert, is one of the more concerning reactions to Kyle Rittenhouse being found not guilty of murder. What law, precisely, Mr Colbert would see changed is never specified. The vagueness only makes the sentiment …

Don’t Give up on the Blessings of Freedom

All we are saying is give peace a chance. —John Lennon How do you give thanks for freedoms that are constantly being eroded? How do you express gratitude for one’s safety when the perils posed by the American police state grow more treacherous by the day? How do you come together as a nation in […]
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