pre-speech tweet: So will Obama explain tonight how banning semi-automatic firearms will reduce global warming? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) December 7, 2015 post-speech: I am bummed that Obama did not tie 30-round ammo clips to the melting of Greenland's glaciers. — James Bovard (@JimBovard) December 7, 2015 WPost headline: "Obama seeks to ease terror […]
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Let the carping begin! Instead of having Sheryl Crow sing the National Anthem, the candidates should have been required to prove they knew all the words to the song. *Hearing “the land of the free” invocation at the Dem. prez debate is as incongruous as hearing a mud wrestling ad at a Mormon tabernacle. *Wonder how […]
Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre is presenting free performances of Midsummer Night’s Dream through 9/13. This is the 3rd time I’ve seen that play since July & this version was superb. Adam Green does a magnificent job as Puck. In a Washington Post profile of the three local versions of Shakespeare’s play, Green commented, “You don’t have […]
A Washington Post article today – “Why the Scouts Can do No Right Politically” – included several paragraphs from my USA Today article last week. Here’s a partial outtake: “This month, long before Gates’s announcement, conservative critics slammed the Boy Scouts for new initiatives such as including girls in activities and emphasizing math and science. […]
I gave a speech last Friday at a luncheon of the Cogswell Society in Washington. This is a group of guys who meet once a month to denounce temperance and everything for which is stands. Several of the members gave humorous presentations at the start of the meeting and I was astounded at the high quality […]
The New York Times ran an article on a Johns Hopkins University study on the beers most frequently associated with visits to hospital emergency rooms. This study proves what I have always said: drinking Raging Bitch is more socially responsible than drinking Budweiser, Colt 45, Bud Ice or Bud Light – which were linked to […]
To be honest, I don’t recall if this photo was taken before or after the beer that day. I do recall that I put a dent in the supplies of the Holsten brewery on the banks of the Elbe River. This is one of the dozen or so photos included in Public Policy Hooligan.