Tag Archives | wool

Dying to Corrupt Afghanistan

from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (posted online today) Dying to Corrupt Afghanistan by James Bovard American soldiers are dying so that Afghan politicians can continue looting U.S. tax dollars. Foreign aid has long been notorious for creating kleptocracies — governments of thieves. The $50+ billion foreign aid that the United States has […]

Continue Reading

Super Committee Was a Fraud from the Get Go

From an interview with Press TV earlier today – James Bovard, policy advisor for The Future of Freedom Foundation in an interview with Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Tuesday said that “a lot of folks had high expectations from the congressional super committee to reduce the federal deficit. I figured it would be a fraud […]

Continue Reading

MP3 of Playing Whack-A-Federal-Mole on the Brian Wilson Show

WSPD’s Brian Wilson and I had a hoot yesterday flogging hell out of the Patriot Act and its noxious progeny. Dang, hard to believe this stupid act is 10 years old. It has almost outlived my idealism. You can listen to or download the show by clicking here brian-wilson-patriot-act-bash-10-27-2011

Continue Reading

Another FBI Terrorist Trainer Bites the Dust

Today’s Washington Post reports details on a guy who the FBI hired to provide expert anti-terrorism training: William G. Hillar billed himself as a hero and a patriot, a 28-year veteran of the Army Special ­Forces who shared his knowledge of counterterrorism by holding training sessions for federal agents and local police. The 66-year-old Millersville […]

Continue Reading

MP3 of my Raging Bitch Tribute on Brian Wilson Radio Show

WSPD’s Brian Wilson and I had a rattlin’ good chat yesterday about Declan McCullagh’s excellent article on the House Committee vote to require Internet Service Providers to keep records of every website visited by every customer. While this provision is currently the hobbyhorse of nitwit conservative Republicans, the Obama administration also supports this vast data […]

Continue Reading

Debt Limit Talks: “Squeal Like a Pig,” the Establishment Said

Tom Toles’s excellent cartoon below captures the soul of the debt limit talks. Anyone who is not cynical is probably heading for the chopping block. My good friend and talk show hellraiser extraordinaire Brian Wilson has an excellent article tomorrow at LewRockwell.com on the real meanings behind the key terms flung around in the current […]

Continue Reading

MP3 of Freedom Fest Panel Flogging the War on Terror

Jacob Hornberger, Sheldon Richman, and I had fun flogging the war on terror during a Freedom Fest panel earlier this month. Since I was the token moderate on the panel, I went third. I started out my riff (@ 20 minutes into the tape) talking about how a TSA agent at Baltimore went berserk over […]

Continue Reading