Tag Archives | Surveillance

Great Cartoon Bashing NSA Wiretaps on Americans

Newsday’s Walt Handelsman, aided by Roy Furchgott, has a wonderful animated cartoon featuring singing spies.  The cartoon is here. This makes the National Security Agency wiretap issue so simple even a congressman might be able to get the point.  Perhaps congressmen will respond by merely adding an amendment to a “spying legalization” bill to prohibit the feds […]

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Boston Globe: The ‘Terrorist’ Batting Average

The Boston Globe ran my piece today on how the Bush administration almost always strikes out when it accuses people of being terrorists.  Here’s the text: The ‘terrorist’ batting average By James Bovard  |  July 21, 2006    Boston Globe AFTER THE US Supreme Court’s recent decision limiting military tribunals, Congress is scrambling to pass a […]

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My hit on Bush’s Illegal Financial Surveillance

From the Baltimore Sun Surveillance of financial transactions goes too far By James Bovard June 28, 2006 The Bush administration admitted that it was conducting warrantless surveillance of the financial transactions of Americans and others only after newspapers exposed the program. According to some Republicans, the solution is to imprison journalists who blow the whistle […]

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On New York / New Jersey TV tonight (Monday, 6 26)

I will be interviewed on the Richard French show this evening on Regional Network News.  This news network covers NY, NJ, Conn., and is also available on Direct TV and the Dish Network. Channel info  is here. The 15 minute interview will deal with the Bush administration’s vacuuming up of Americans’ financial records, as well […]

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On Fox News Hannity & Colmes tonight 9:30 (friday)

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 […]

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FFF Posts my hit on Bush’s Wiretap Crimes

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.

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