Yesterday’s interview by radio host Brian Wilson is now available online here. The October 4 interview we did is available on the same page. Brian and I had a rowdy time. I suspect that my joke about the Farm Journal may have mystified people in western Ohio. Woulda worked like a charm in eastern Ohio, where people […]
Archive | November, 2007
Brian Wilson, one of the finest talk show hosts in the biz, invited me on his show tomorrow (Thursday, 11/29) at 5:00 pm Eastern time. You can listen live here. He is on WSPD in Toledo, 1370 AM. He rules talk radio in his part of the country, and is reportedly on the verge of […]
Australian voters kicked Prime Minister John Howard out of office yesterday. Howard was even more of a groveler to Bush than Tony Blair. One step Bush took to try to help Howard win reelection was to release Australian David Hicks from Guantanamo earlier this year. As part of the deal for his release, Hicks had to […]
Some supporters of Ron Paul’s presidential campaign may not know that congressman Paul was a champion of civil liberties even in the era before the U.S. government legalized torture. Paul won the Szasz Award for Outstanding Contributions to Civil Liberties in 2002. He is the only politician to ever win the award (named after the legendary psychiatrist Thomas […]
The American Conservative today put online my article updating the torture scandal. We Have Ways….. American Conservative, November 5, 2007 by James Bovard On Oct. 4, the New York Times blew another ten-foot hole in the Bush administration’s torture cover-up. The Times revealed that the Justice Department produced a secret legal opinion in early 2005 […]
Steve of the Aging Hipster Blog had an excellent post this weekend debunking Harry Truman. For at least 3 decades, Truman has been in the Pantheon of Great or Near-Great Presidents – someone who supposedly stood up for principle and scorned the gales of popular opinion. As usual, this is bunkum. Steve lays out how Truman […]
Charles Goyette’s radio interview with me from this morning is now online here or here. The “mouses…. mice” muff might not be the highlight of the interview.