Archive | April, 2015

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FFF: ObamaCare Racketeering & Intellectual Knavery

From the Future of Freedom Foundation’s February 2015 magazine – ObamaCare Racketeering and Intellectual Knavery by James Bovard Paternalism is a desperate gamble that lying politicians will honestly care for those who fall under their power. This axiom has been made stark with the controversy arising from a video of Jonathan Gruber, one of the […]

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Baltimore Riot: Remember O’Malley’s Anti-Gun Law

  After Baltimore descended into chaos, remember that Gov. Martin O’Malley was so proud of the anti-gun law he got enacted into 2013.  We have seen that Baltimore police did not or could not defend people – and O’Malley’s law makes it far more difficult for citizens to acquire the means to defend themselves. Here’s a […]

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D.C. Devil’s Dictionary Redux at Advocates

The good folks at the Advocates for Self-Government reposted a chunk of my USA Today Devil’s Dictionary piece last week. I learned via email this morning that Sharon Harris is retiring after 20 years as the president of the Advocates. Sharon has done great work – she is very savvy and is the incarnation of a […]

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Hillary Clinton the Most Corrupt Secretary of State?

Press TV called early this morning seeking comments on an article about Hillary Clinton’s promise to “topple” the top 1%. That topic was too good to resist; here’s the link to their page and file of my monologue, and here are some outtakes: *Hillary Clinton is perhaps the most corrupt Secretary of State in American history. […]

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MP3 of Scott Horton Waco Anniversary Interview

The main lesson that Washington policymakers drew from the Waco debacle is : Truth delayed is truth defused. Scott Horton and I discussed the anniversary of the final federal assault at Waco on his talk show last Friday. Scott has done annual Waco show ever since he went on the air in 1999. Here’s a […]

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Reason’s J.D. Tuccille on the D.C. Devil’s Dictionary

Reason’s J.D. Tuccille, the author of the highly-recommended High Desert Barbeque,  wrote the following on the USA Today D.C. Devil’s Dictionary piece: ‘Freedom — whatever rulers have not yet benevolently prohibited’ When discussing government, cynicism just can’t go far enough J.D. Tuccille|Apr. 14, 2015 1:51 pm That definition in the headline comes courtesy of occasional […]

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My Ribald Speech to the Cogswell Society

I gave a speech last Friday at a luncheon of the Cogswell Society in Washington. This is a group of guys who meet once a month to denounce temperance and everything for which is stands.  Several of the members gave humorous presentations at the start of the meeting and I was astounded at the high quality […]

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