Here’s my favorite comment so far on the Washington Times’ “Obama’s Obesity Epidemic“ op-ed. Dan wrote: “James Bovard is an idiot, blame the president for diabetes. If you don’t like a politicians, do some real research. In short wheat, processed foods, the United States Department of Agriculture are the leading cause in growing diabetes. Not the […]
Posted online today by the Future of Freedom Foundation – from the August 2013 issue of the Future of Freedom – Where’s the Body Count from Shootings by the Police? by James Bovard Barack Obama has made curtailing Americans’ right to own firearms one of his highest priorities. Earlier this year, he appealed to “all […]
Yesterday’s Washington Times’ ”Obama’s Obesity Epidemic“ article is spurring some controversy. Rush Limbaugh quoted the piece and the liberal website Media Matters attacked his statements. Media Matters also asserted that ”Bovard mislead his readers about obesity studies to craft a false narrative that food stamp use is linked to childhood obesity.” But there is far more evidence of that link that was […]
Washington Times, December 3, 2013 BOVARD: Obama’s obesity epidemic by James Bovard Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015. The food-aid explosion is worsening the nation’s obesity […]
Folks sometimes ask me why I am a freelance writer – i.e., why haven’t I ever gotten a real job? This Dilbert strip pretty well encapsulates my early work experience…..