There’s a priceless headline on Reuters this evening: “Is it safe? U.S. vaccine experts want to build trust” The Centers for Disease Control are working overtime to assure people that they have nothing to fear from the new @untested new vaccines created in response to government proclamations on swine flu. And the most important part […]
Archive | July, 2009
I appreciate the thoughtful emails on the Lackawanna Six article. Unfortunately, the proseuction in that case was par for the Bush-era domestic war on terrorism. Here’s a piece from the American Conservative during Bush’s 2004 reelection campaign….. Undue Process American Conservative October 11, 2004 Innocents have been entangled in the Justice Department’s anti-terror dragnet. By […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation is shotgunning out the following oped today…. *** Martial Law and the War on Terrorism Or “One White House Memo Away From Dictatorship” by James Bovard The New York Times reported last week that the Bush administration considered sending in the U.S. military to arrest the so-called Lackawanna Six in […]
I now have a page on Facebook- available at http://www.facebook.com/jim.bovard If you’re not already a member of Facebook, it is not worth joining to see my page. Most of the information on that page will be posted here as well. Facebook has a dreadful record on privacy. I don’t trust it as far as I […]
Today’s Washington Post contains an editorial that warns that Ron Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill could end civilized life as we know it. Well, they didn’t go quite that far – but the editorial reads like it was written in a puddle of sweat. The Washington Post pretends to take the high ground – and […]
I am scheduled for a 3-5 minute interview on the Glenn Beck TV show on Fox News today sometime between 5 and 5:30. Topic will be AmeriCorps. The TV sched can change at the last minute, but it is currently on the lineup.
Barron’s put the full text of the article on Summer Jobs online here MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009 BARRONS EDITORIAL COMMENTARY Playing at Work Isn’t Productive By JAMES BOVARD LONG BEFORE THE AGE OF OBAMA, FEDERAL SPENDING became the panacea for social problems. Not content with new spending for new ideas, from high-speed passenger-rail services to […]