http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323530404578207621700492206.html December 31, 2012 How the ‘Dairy Cliff’ Will Cream Consumers Got milk? Enjoy the price you paid, because federal policy, reaching its sell-by date, will have dire results. By JAMES BOVARD If the price of milk zooms up shortly after Jan. 1, the increase will come courtesy of a venal and feckless U.S. […]
Archive | December, 2012
Only a fool would expect members of Congress to give a damn about his rights and liberties. That’s the lesson from today’s Senate floor debate on extending the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans under FISA.
I’m doing a little whittling on the cover drawing for Public Policy Hooligan. I was in a beer store a few days ago and was awestruck by the following label: However, the hat is wrong. Plus, that tongue flopping out probably doesn’t convey the right tone for the book. So here’s the latest rough version […]
Tom Blanton, the mastermind of the Project for the New American Revolution, created the above art work. Luckily, when I worked as a Santa Claus, Raging Bitch had not yet been concocted. I took one look at that photo and damn near swore off drinking for the holidays. I hope everyone has a Merry Christmas, […]
This is the story of the season I spent playing Santa Claus in Boston. The Wall Street Journal published a PG-rated version a year ago. Public Policy Hooligan, my new memoir, contains the R-rated version of the story. Maybe it wouldn’t quite be R-rated – but it is definitely zestier. Here’s the Wall Street Journal […]
Following is the preface to Public Policy Hooligan. The book is in Kindle format, but you don’t need a Kindle gizmo to read it. Amazon offers a very easy-to-use free app to read the book on PCs – available here. (There are also apps to read the book on iPads & other devices). PREFACE I […]
Scott Horton and I had a rowdy time today rattlin’ on about Public Policy Hooligan. Here is the summary of the interview from Scott’s website – we discussed “asserting individual rights in response to arbitrary authority; honing the craft of writing; doing journalism behind the Iron Curtain; US farm policy; the myth and reality of […]