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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is always a tragic thing to see a good name tarnished. But that is off of today’s subject. David Brown of Laissez Faire Books, perhaps responding to a leak from the Bush White House, blogged on some comments I made at the LFB blog – “Jim Bovard: The Schizoid Man; or, Abandon hope all […]
Scott Horton of Antiwar.com has an excellent column today on the fabrications of Leviathan’s friends. Amazing to see how a representative invents hokum whole cloth to defend the Bush administration. The only downside to Scott’s zippety piece is that it might cause some people to lose faith in Congress.
from today’s lead Wall Street Journal editorial: “Since the Treasury story broke, as it happens, no one but Congressman Ed Markey and a few cranks have even objected to the program, much less claimed illegality.” I look forward to the Journal editorial page’s updates on this subject as news leaks out about how this surveillance […]