The photo above is from the UK Guardian. There is a short video of police brutality against Budapest demonstrators on YouTube here. Hat tip to Daniel MacAdams, who spent most of the 1990s in Budapest.
Archive | October, 2006
The Future of Freedom Foundation is shotgunning out an op-ed I wrote on the Hungarian Revolution, then and now. Here’s the piece. “Every Day is 1956:” The Hungarian Revolution Today by James Bovard Friends of freedom should doff their hats to the Hungarians this week. Fifty years ago, the Hungarian people bravely expelled Soviet tanks […]
Brian Wilson, one of the best talk show hosts in the country, invited me on his show tomorrow (Thursday, 10/26) at 4:30 pm Eastern time for half an hour. You can listen live here. He is on WSPD in Toledo, 1370 AM. Should be plenty of laughs, especially about torture and Bush.
I will be on the “Born on the Fourth of July” radio show with host Barbara Whiteley today (Wed., 10/25) for one hour starting at 2 p.m. Eastern time. You can listen live on the net here (link is in the upper right corner). The station is at 630 AM on the dial.
Newsday’s Walt Handelsman, aided by Roy Furchgott, has a wonderful animated cartoon featuring singing spies. The cartoon is here. This makes the National Security Agency wiretap issue so simple even a congressman might be able to get the point. Perhaps congressmen will respond by merely adding an amendment to a “spying legalization” bill to prohibit the feds […]
Editor & Publisher posted online this afternoon my piece on a Washington Post article that made me shake my head ruefully at the breakfast table. Update: Washington Post columnist Dan Froomkin quoted a chunk of this column in his blog today here. How to Make a Power Grab ‘Mundane’ The Washington Post’s story today – […]
The feds have become super vigilant in tapping our phone calls, tracing our movements, and intruding into our lives over the last 5 years. Wouldn’t it be great to have hidden microphones around the White House this morning to hear what was said by dignitaries, congressmen, and other sociopaths invited for the signing ceremony of […]