Author Archive | Jim

Thanks to Andrew S. Rogers

Andrew S. Rogers, who has an excellent anarcho-capitalism website, wrote a review of Attention Deficit Democracy that appeared on Amazon on July 4.  I appreciate all the thought & spirit Rogers, one of Amazon’s top reviewers, put into his comments on the book: Outrageous. Over the line. Frustrating. Depressing. Essential., July 4, 2006 “Today is a good day […]

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The Fraudulent Meaning of Elections

The Future of Freedom Foundation today posted online my Freedom Daily article on “The Fraudulent Meaning of Elections.” Here’s the start & finish – “Politicians strive to make Americans view elections as sacrosanct. Challenges to election results are portrayed as heresies that threaten to destroy the entire republic. After the 2004 presidential election, many Democrats […]

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FBI Agents Suggest Blowing Up Government Buildings

The case of the Miami terrorists keeps getting more ludicrous.  The local Miami CBS station had a write-up yesterday on the latest federal court proceedings: Earlier in the day, the FBI admitted that two people working for the agency planted the idea of blowing up government buildings, including and FBI office in Miami, with members […]

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1979 New York Times Satire on the All-Volunteer Congress

Twenty-seven years ago (or as they say in West Virginia, “years and years and years ago”), the New York Times printed my satire on the failure of the All-Volunteer Congress. This article was written at a time when criticism of the All-Volunteer military was at its height. Nixon had abolished conscription in 1973 and many […]

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Missed Software Opportunity?

The folks at Conspiracy Planet reposted my hit on Bush’s financial surveillance scheme. While I’m always happy to see my pieces get circulated far and wide – I’m not sure that this particular re-posting will boost my chances of getting nominated this year to join the Council on Foreign Relations. (Their website explains that they […]

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