Man Killed During F.B.I. Inquiry Said to Have Been Violent nyti.ms/19rGZuV — The New York Times (@nytimes) May 31, 2013 This is the damndest Twitter headline I ever saw. “Said to have been violent” – who said it? We can’t tell you. Who killed him? It’s a secret. Why did the FBI totally change […]
Archive | May, 2013
The podcast is up from this morning’s interview on the IRS’s long & sordid history with WHO’s Jan Mickelson, Iowa’s top radio host. The 12-minute interview starts with some audiotapes that Jan found that show great parallels between Nixon’s evasions during Watergate and the Obama administration’s shuffling on the IRS scandal. I pointed out that […]
I’ll be discussing the IRS audit scandal with Jan Mickelson, Iowa’s top radio host at 11:05 EDT. You can listen live at WHO radio’s web page here. Jan says that I am “surly” but maybe this topic will bring out some of his non-Iowa tendencies?
One of the nation’s best newspaper columnists passed away last week. Charley Reese was a beacon of light at the Orlando Sentinel from 1971 to 2001. He continued to write columns which were syndicated nationally through 2008, and his pieces provided readers with superb insights into the nature of the government and politics. I never […]
Maybe the real problem is that these folks aren’t enjoying bottles of beer. Another fine cartoon from the new issue of the New Yorker…
From the Future of Freedom Foundation‘s Future of Freedom magazine – THE CONTINUING FORFEITURE SCOURGE by James Bovard A federal crime wave is sweeping the nation, and prosecutors and G-men could not be happier about it. The Wall Street Journal reported that government “forfeiture programs confiscated homes, cars, boats, and cash in more than 15,000 cases [in 2010]. […]
New Orleans’ radio host Garland Robinette and I had a jolly time kicking around IRS history today on WWL radio. Listening to the traffic report before the show began, I was amused to hear a reference to the “Huey Long Bridge.” Since my Wall Street Journal piece talked about FDR’s targeting of Huey Long, it was […]