My old friend Scott Horton and I had fun yesterday correcting the record on the late Saint John McCain. McCain’s rascality stretched back at least 40 years. The media portrayed John McCain as a combination of Jesus and General Sherman, always ready to righteously bomb another country that failed to kowtow to Washington. He should […]
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USA Today, March 12, 2019 Ethiopia crash of Boeing 737 Max might be latest example of backfiring safety efforts by James Bovard, If software and sensors are to blame, then the Boeing accidents are another reminder that safety policies can have unintended fatal consequences. Another Boeing 737 crashed Sunday in Ethiopia, killing all 157 aboard. […]
Here’s a 90 second video of punchy (?) lines from my recent articles, including whacks against lying politicians, insane wars, loopy protestors, democracy debacles, Obama, John McCain, GWHW Bush. Background fiddle music is from 1920s. Experimenting here…
Some folks responded to Wednesday’s blog post by caterwauling that I only write surly pieces. So here’s a half dozen quotes from last year’s articles that showcase my positive thinking. Thanks to Canva.com and Pixabay for royalty-free software & images.
Some folks thought I was too harsh on the late George H.W. Bush in my USA Today oped and on my Twitter comments. So here’s some of the articles I wrote on Bush’s protectionist debacles in the early 1990s. [The following piece was reprinted in two economics college textbooks] Wall Street Journal Wednesday, September 6, […]
The late George H.W. Bush is being lauded as a visionary statesman. We should not forget that he justified the first Gulf War to restore Kuwait’s “rightful rulers to their place.” Why should Americans give a damn which Arab dictators control which patches of sand (and oil)? Here’s a 2008 article I did (derived from […]
The owner of the limousine company that killed 20 people in New York last weekend was an FBI informant who helped carry out two big entrapment operations against Muslims after 9/11. Prior to being recruited by the FBI, he was caught helping people cheat on DMV tests. Before that, he was arrested for murder in […]