Technically, I was never an Easter Rabbit – at least not that I can remember. (Some Easter dinners involved way too much beer.) But when I lived in Boston, I served time as a Beatrix Potter promotion rabbit at a Filene’s Department store. Except that the bizarre outfit looked more like a killer rabbit. The […]
After White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday that no one had used chemical weapons since World War One, I tweeted a reminder that the U.S. government used chemical weapons at Waco. Lots of folks kindly retweeted my line, including Ann Coulter (who has more than a million followers.) Many Twitter users were outraged at that […]
Future of Freedom Foundation How Food Stamps Subverted Democracy, Part 1 by James Bovard The federal government is now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The vast increase in dependency fundamentally changes the relationship of Washington to the citizenry. The more Americans rely on handouts, the more difficult it becomes to roll back politicians’ power […]
I wrote the story below in September 2013, when the Obama White House was tottering on the verge of attacking the Syrian government. The Trump White House deserves no more trust than Obama received on this topic. Bombing Syria before hard facts are confirmed is for the U.S. government to act like an international lynch mob. […]
Here’s a few quote jpegs from my USA Today oped, “Woodrow Wilson Made Democracy Unsafe for the World” – I welcome suggestions on improving this and other quote jpegs. Thanks again to Canva.com for their software for laying out the type & background.
USA Today, April 4, 2017. Woodrow Wilson made democracy unsafe for the world: James Bovard by James Bovard Let’s stop kidding ourselves. The U.S. role in World War I had disastrous consequences. This week is the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s speech to Congress seeking a declaration of war against Germany. Many people celebrate […]