Happily, I did not have to work as a Santa Claus this year to pay for my beer. I am indebted to Tom Blanton, the mastermind of the Project for a New American Revolution, for this hoppy reminder of my temp work past. Below is the story of my gig as a Santa Claus – an […]
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This is the 30th anniversary of my first attack on the World Bank in the national media. Reposted below are some of my attacks on the Bank from the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. I discuss in Public Policy Hooligan how I nabbed some of the confidential documents exposed below. The Bank continues […]
Bestselling author Tom Woods invited me back on his program to discuss Public Policy Hooligan: Rollicking and Wrangling from Helltown to Washington. Here is the link to the interview on Tom’s excellent site. Tom called the book “wonderful” and kindly commented: “There are so many things in Public Policy Hooligan that you guys would love […]
Well, at least in theory. The picture to the left is an experiment – I’m playing around to see what I can do with some of my old quotes. I welcome any suggestions – I’m a novice at this type of finagling.
Property Rights Foundation of America: Fighting Leviathan for Fun and Freedom By James Bovard Eighteenth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights, Latham, New York, October 25, 2014I’m honored to speak to an audience full of hard core freedom fighters. Carol LaGrasse is one of my heroes — she has done such fine work for so many […]
OK, maybe “maligns” is too strong of a word. The Washington Post has a front page article today on the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, located just south of Front Royal, Virginia. The Smithsonian research facility is on the same turf that was the Beef Cattle Research Station where I grew up. The Post article mentions that […]
I had a lively chat yesterday with Mises Institute President Jeff Deist regarding Hayek, Mencken, Washington venality, the Great Books, that bastard Nixon, and some of my muckraking over the past decades. I was not aware that folks had considered me a unicorn – I’m more accustomed to being compared to weasels or guttersnipes. Their interview description refers […]