What’s the point of voting for Democrats if they are going to act like Bush-bots in rubberstamping FBI National Security Letters shredding the Fourth Amendment? Good to see the left-wing websites hammering Obama, Leahy, and Rep. Nadler for sanctifying and perpetuating some of the worst abuses of the post 9/11 era. Alternet’s whack is here. […]
Archive | February, 2010
… or of some poohbah bailed out by the Fed or by some other group of political racketeers. .
Next year is the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas Szasz’s classic The Myth of Mental Illness. Szasz has written a preface for the 50th anniversary edition. You can read it here on LewRockwell.com today. This essay deftly captures the controversies and changing battlefield over the past half century. Szasz’s conclusion perfectly captures the […]
One of the heroes of the CPAC attendees: John Bolton Harvests Young Souls: Ann Coulter Bodyguard (Tonya Harding wasn’t hiring this month) <a Full size photo available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/bovard ;
I stopped by Brian Wilson’s radio booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference yesterday. Click on brian-wilson-2-19-10-cpac-bovard to listen to the interview. I doubt that the Tea Party folks will be coming to either Brian or I for a testimonial any time soon. I continue my campaign to get “boarhawg” recognized as a legitimate verb […]
From the November 2009 issue of the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily… Frightening Voters Into Submission by James Bovard Former Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge has a new book out that reveals that he almost resigned because the Bush administration was hustling bogus terror alerts before the 2004 election. Ridge’s revelation was not surprising to […]
I was on Russian Television (the English language edition) last night talking about all the “emergency” declarations and power grabs by recent presidents. The interview on “The Alyona Show” starts about 6 minutes into this YouTube segment here. It was ironic to be commenting on the danger of excessive presidential power on Russian TV…. Perhaps at some point […]