Archive | August, 2013


Study Proves Nothing More Wholesome Than a Raging Bitch

The New York Times ran an article on a Johns Hopkins University study on the beers most frequently associated with visits to hospital emergency rooms.  This study proves what I have always said:  drinking Raging Bitch is more socially responsible than drinking Budweiser, Colt 45, Bud Ice or Bud Light – which were linked to […]

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My 2008 FFF Speech: Bush’s War on Civil Liberties – Transcript

The Future of Freedom Foundation is producing transcripts from its 2007 and 2008 conferences.  Following is the text of my speech at their June 2008 conference,  “Restoring the Republic 2008: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia.  My opening bit about having lunch with Homeland Security czar Mike Chertoff and getting the scoop on […]

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MP3 of Today’s Ernie Hancock Interview on Freedom & Its Enemies

Ernie Hancock was at his dynamic best for this morning’s show.  It is always a mistake to drink decaf before going on the air with Ernie.   I appreciate his hearty laugh and his boundless faith in human nature – at least of non-government workers or politicians. As we were talking about what life influences […]

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Equality versus Liberty – the Obama Update

From the Future of Freedom Foundation – OBAMA AND HIS “MOST EVIDENT” RIGHT: EQUALITY by James Bovard In his second inaugural address, Barack Obama quoted the Declaration of Independence and hailed “the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal.” Obama never explained why “created equal” was more evident than the right to liberty. […]

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My USA Today piece: Drug Lessons from a Convict Road Gang

USA Today, August 13, 2013 Drug lessons from a convict road gang: Column by James Bovard Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department would cease seeking convictions for possessing small quantities of illegal substances. Holder’s decision is a welcome reversal from decades of the feds brutally imposing mandatory minimum prison sentences on […]

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My 2 Cents on HUD’s Latest Power Grab

The Christian Science Monitor had an excellent article on Friday by Patrik Johnsson on HUD’s latest attempt to inflict fairness on American society.  His story included a few quotes from me and Downsize DC’s Jim Babka.  Christian Science Monitor August 9, 2013 Friday ‘Fair’ housing or ‘social engineering’? HUD proposal stirs controversy    A new HUD […]

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