My heart goes out to those Secret Service agents who got caught whoring in Colombia. Okay, that’s an overstatement. But I hear this is the kind of thorny predicament that can happen to anyone who is overpaid and possesses a top secret security clearance. I have pretty well avoided both those albatrosses, but I did […]
Archive | April, 2012
I’ve dealt with some excellent editors over the years… and then there have been the others. The only thing that could have made this cartoon better is if there had been one more panel showing Dilbert bouncing the crumpled paper off the would-be editor’s forehead.
This 1971 New Yorker cartoon captures the essence of taxation – except that the notion of the gunman saying “I’m sorry” seems utterly out-of-date. What would be the correct image and posture for the IRS in 2012?
From the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily – January issue — The Long History of Entrapment Insanity by James Bovard America has seen a profusion of entrapment schemes in recent years. Many of the most high-profile domestic-terrorism cases have been ginned up by FBI agents who preyed on persons who had little competence for […]
The whoring Secret Service agents made President Obama’s visit to Colombia even more embarrassing. Prior to the G-men stiffing a hooker for her fees, the big issue at the hemispheric summit was the revolt of Latin American governments against the U.S. drug war. Much of the American media coverage on this dispute looked like it […]
This weekend’s hemispheric summit in Colombia could spark an open revolt against the U.S. drug war. It is most encouraging to see Latin American leaders finally declaring their independence against this disastrous policy. I have been barking at this particular moon for a long time. Below are a few pieces I did on the DEA’s […]
WSPD’s Brian Wilson and I had a rowdy chat today on Obama’s proposed 7% hiring quota for disabled job applicants. (More details available from the story in Monday’s Wall Street Journal). Brian’s laugh was in fine form – as it always is on the day before his vacation starts. You can listen to the @ […]