To celebrate Income Tax Week, the New Yorker is having a cartoon caption contest. Submit your entries here. I have not yet thought of any caption that would be even only half-obscene. Maybe I’ll come back to this after I finish up with my 1040.
Archive | April, 2013
USA Today April 5, 2013 (also syndicated nationwide via Gannett) Fight for the Right to Grow Raisins by James Bovard If the Supreme Court cannot smack down the raisin racket, then it should forfeit any pretense of safeguarding Americans’ rights and liberties. The Supreme Court could soon end one of the federal government’s most archaic […]
Irish writer & farmer Paddy Manning just posted a very generous review of Hooligan. Thanks, Paddy! 5.0 out of 5 stars Essential, Compelling Reading for Limiting Government, Great Comedy, April 4, 2013 By P. Manning “floating mote” (Ireland) – See all my reviews (REAL NAME) Amazon Verified Purchase This review is from: Public Policy Hooligan […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today an article I did for them was printed in the January issue of The Future of Freedom. Here are a few of the punchier lines: * Members of Congress will always prefer imaginary budget cuts as long as government spending gives them real power. * The more […]
from today’s Washington Times – Alexander Hunter provided some great artwork for the piece (at the bottom of this post) BOVARD: The great farm robbery Discrimination fear cows Uncle Sam into endless payouts by James Bovard Two years ago, an editorial in The Washington Times demanded an investigation of the billions of dollars in payouts […]
Hooligan tweaking — I will be adding a subtitle and will probably replace the current cover with the following design. I haven’t pushed the button on Amazon Kindle for the switch. Is the design below better than the current version on the right of this screen (at least on my PC monitor)? If it is […]
From the Freeman, September 1999 – partly extracted from my Freedom in Chains (1999) Here are a few of the punchier lines from the piece – * The benevolence of government rarely transcends the venality of politics. * The amount of power a politician can seize over other people is inversely related to the politician’s […]