The Tryal of William Penn

Download MP3   The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it. - ARTICLE I, SECTION 9, CLAUSE 2 In Alabama, a man with a long record of violent criminal activity found himself on trial for armed robbery.... Continue Reading →

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What Is Red?

DOWNLOAD MP3 "What is Spain?" Yossarian once famously asked. Just think about it for a second. What IS Spain? A Country? an idea? A people? What is red? Scientists tell us that light reflected at specific wavelengths is what we perceive as color. But how do we KNOW that what I perceive as "red" is... Continue Reading →

Bread & Circuses

DOWNLOAD MP3 This is what is called, “the show must go on.” I don’t actually know why, but like the Fox Network’s not so live version of rent, I feel the need to sit down and chat about things that matter to me. With almost no sleep last night, tremendous pain and a busy schedule... Continue Reading →

Crossing the Rubicon

DOWNLOAD MP3   It's not much of a secret that I love ancient history. My two favorite periods are from the 18th to the 25th dynasties of Egypt and, even more so, the period of world history from 334bce, when Alexander crossed the Hellespont, through the fall of Jerusalem in 70ce to the soon-to-be Roman... Continue Reading →

Stolen Valor

DOWNLOAD MP3   Whether you think that Nathan Phillips SAID he is a Vietnam Vet or just implied that he was "in country," he certainly didn't do anything to discourage people from understanding that he is an actual Vietnam Veteran. In fact, he has said that took personal advantage of that belief. Why? What did... Continue Reading →

Enter Into Thy Closet

DOWNLOAD MP3   A former Bremerton High School Football Coach appealed his "termination" to the US Supreme Court after the 9th Circuit upheld it. At the heart of the case is the question of religious liberty and the free expression thereof. While there has been much argument and debate over whether or not the Coach... Continue Reading →

A Long Lesson | Plausibly Live

http://media.blubrry.com/thedavebowmanshow/www.slipperyfish.com/podcast99/dave_bowman/2019/01_january_2019/360_01222019_usarmy-iraq.mp3 Source: A Long Lesson | Plausibly Live On a day where there is much conversational buffalo to consume, the US Army released its 1300 page two-volume report on the lessons it has learned in the Iraq War. Many of them are repeats of lessons long ago learned in other conflicts but then forgotten because... Continue Reading →

Lessons Not Learned | Plausibly Live

http://media.blubrry.com/thedavebowmanshow/www.slipperyfish.com/podcast99/dave_bowman/2019/01_january_2019/360_01212019_pisarcik.mp3 Everything that is wrong with the NFL – and therefore the nation – was on display yesterday during the Conference Championships and the aftermath. We old-timers remember a day when what happened yesterday would not have happened. People talk about how “great” Quarterbacks are today. Pish. I guarantee you that there is no way... Continue Reading →

The IRS Called… | Plausibly Live

Source: The IRS Called… | Plausibly Live http://media.blubrry.com/thedavebowmanshow/www.slipperyfish.com/podcast99/dave_bowman/2019/01_january_2019/360_01112019_irs.mp3 I’m still not 100%. I’m barely 50%, but we’re gonna give it a go. You know how it’s fun to call those IRS scammers back and mess with them? Don’t do that. It’s exactly what they want. Besides which, all of the non-essential IRS employees, something around... Continue Reading →

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