TSA Chief Attacks my Oped on TSA Abuses

TSA chief John Pistole writes to the Washington Times to rebut my op-ed  – TSA holds employees to highest standard   WASHINGTON TIMES – -  August 21, 2014 James Bovard’s “A cure for the common queue at the airport”  is misleading, inaccurate and unfairly disparages the dedicated Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workforce, especially those who […]

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USA Today: Eric Holder’s Dreadful Record on Overseeing Police Shooters

USA TODAY Eric Holder’s police shooting record? Dismal: Column by James Bovard  August 20, 2014 When the attorney general had the chance to be tough on police shootings, he did next to nothing. Attorney General Eric Holder arrives today in Ferguson, Missouri, in response to the unrest after a local policeman shot 18-year-old Mike Brown. […]

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FFF: FDR Farm Folly Lessons for ObamaCare

- From the Future of Freedom Foundation FDR Farm Folly Lessons for ObamaCare  by James Bovard As the Obama administration wreaks further havoc on health care, many people expect the politicians to recognize their follies and relent. However, history indicates that rulers will continue seizing new power regardless of how much wreckage results. The farm […]

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Wash. Times: End TSA’s Extortion and Airport Buffoonery

Washington Times, August 15, 2014 A cure for the common queue at the airport Travelers pay up to avoid the line where embarrassing TSA groping occurs By James Bovard The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is legendary for not giving a hoot about the convenience or dignity of travelers who must pass through its airport gantlets. […]

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Obama Foreign Policy Maxim Actually Not Bad

According to Hillary Clinton, the Obama administration’s guiding maxim for foreign policy was “Don’t do stupid shit.” But if that was their lodestar, why did they ever hire Hillary as Secretary of State? Hillary would also have been disqualified for that job if the Obama team relied on Google’s (former) motto: “Don’t be evil.” If the […]

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Obama Bombs Iraq to Mark Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Anniversary

This week is the 50th anniversary of the infamous Gulf of Tonkin anniversary.  Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and President Johnson conned Congress into giving a blank check for war. Politicians have been lying the nation into war ever since (and before, for that matter).  President Obama yesterday announced that he was ordering bombing attacks on […]

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