Archive | January 24, 2011

My Office Motto

[from the new issue of the New Yorker] Hell, if my office looked like a mausoleum like this one does, I’d be a negative thinker, too. Geez, did this guy have a zombie design his office? There are no cigar butts, no pair of pliers to adjust the chair, no stack of empty Remington ammo […]

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Our Know-Nothing Foreign Policy

From January 2011, my American Conservative review of Derek Leebaert’s Magic and Mayhem. Worst and Brightest Review of Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy From Korea to Afghanistan, Derek Leebaert, Simon & Schuster, 336 pages By James Bovard In the decades since John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, foreign-policy experts have become Washington’s leading […]

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