Got this email from someone who heard my two cents (actually, more like a half cent) on Fox News tonight. I bet this guy is out at a bookstore right now trying to buy up all the copies of my books that he can find. ********** You are the one with attention deficit disorder. One […]
Just finished an interview/debate on MSNBC on the New York Times’ illegal surveillance. I will be on Fox News’ Hannity & Colmes tonight at 9:30 debating the same program. Should be a barrel of monkeys. LATER: ***POST-SHOW POSTSCRIPT: OK, so much for the barrel forecast. Major snafu (this blog aspires to family friendly language, except for […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation today posted my hit on “Bush’s Wiretap Crimes & the FISA Farce.” It is amazing how so many commentators have preserved perfect ignorance regarding the laws that the Bush administration is trampling.
The American Conservative today placed online my piece on NSA wiretapping here. June 19, 2006 The American Conservative Reach Out and Tap Someone The NSA’s surveillance program undermines the rule of law without producing real gains in security. By James Bovard The National Security Agency has been tracking the calls of millions of Americans and […]
“Ultimately the truth gets out, notwithstanding people’s efforts to the contrary.” Rumsfeld made that assertion at a press conference last week. It almost makes you wonder if Rumsfeld has lost confidence in his ability to manage the world’s perceptions of the American military. Unfortunately, the notion that “truth will out” is one of the biggest fantasies […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted my Freedom Daily article on the feds’ war against Tommy Chong. Always sad to see a great comedian get no respect. Here are the first few paragraphs; full text is here. The Most Absurdities per Kilo by James Bovard, Posted June 6, 2006 The war on drugs has produced […]
The above is the title of a new piece by Jacob Hornberger over at the Future of Freedom Foundation. His piece very nicely skewers the Bush administration’s exploitation of freedom since 9/11. And that is one triple-kegger headline.