Not Bush’s Fault

I am sometimes criticized for being excessively harsh on George W. Bush. I want to take this opportunity to make it clear that I don’t blame the president for everything. This Arizona abuse apparently has nothing to do with the White House or the war on terrorism.  Except unless that local fire department received a […]

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FFF uncorks my piece on the Federal Farming Takeover

The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online my Freedom Daily article on FDR’s takeover of American agriculture. The piece is re-posted today at LewRockwell.com. Here’s an outtake: The history of agricultural policy is a history of endless political finagling, of bureaucracies that always lagged behind the pace of events, of policymakers’ appalling misperceptions that repeatedly […]

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Albanian Backlash against the book begins

The Albanian Anti-Defamation League has launched its first attack on Attention Deficit Democracy.  A  woman who calls herself Kristina Albania – and who confesses that her nickname is “blerta” – angrily attacked the book yesterday in a “customer” (fat chance) review on Amazon.  From the Amazon page for Attention Deficit Democracy –   Title of […]

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Another Brazilian Hit and a Portuguese language review

My piece on the absurd definitions of the “suspected terrorists,” published last month in the Los Angeles Times, was translated and published by Jornal O Estado de Sno Paulo, one of Brazil’s largest newspapers. It was posted online by a Brazilian business lobby here.   The generous review essay published by Counterpunch was translated into Portuguese […]

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Reason magazine runs my hit on TSA Killers & Apologists

The March issue of Reason contains my piece on the servile media coverage of the TSA’s killing of an airline passenger in Miami. The feds falsely claimed that Rigoberto Alpizar had run down the aisle of the plane shouting about having a bomb before G-men plugged him. Unfortunately, the media has almost completely ignored this […]

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Subversive Ideas Migrate to Brazil

My Newsday piece on mass ignorance vs. American democracy was translated into Portuguese and published in the third-largest newspaper in Brazil.  The piece was reposted at this Brazilian blog. Perhaps Brazilians have more interest in ignorant Americans than do many Americans.   I hope my article does not do anything to cause the average Brazilian to […]

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