Archive | November, 2014


Thanksgiving & My Father’s Favorite Poem

This is the time of year when folks use sweetened condensed milk for pumpkin pie, peanut butter fudge, and many other holiday treats. Every time I see those cans advertised, I am reminded of my father’s favorite poem. My father worked on farms for most of his life, including two summers during high school on […]

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FFF: America’s Cluster Bomb Congress

The Future of Freedom Foundation placed online today my article from the August 2014 issue of the Future of Freedom – America’s Cluster Bomb Congress by James Bovard Tens of thousands of Americans have been bushwhacked by a single arcane sentence in a 673-page law Congress enacted six years ago. The IRS is seizing both […]

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Wash. Times: Gruber, ObamaCare, and Lying Intellectuals

Washington Times, November 21, 2014 Gruber and the Shenanigans of Leviathan By James Bovard The closer intellectuals get to power, the more they deceive Democratic politicians and the liberal media are scrambling to curtail the damage from Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s proclamations on stupid voters and deceitful legislative tactics. A New York Times editorial dismissed […]

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D.C. Metro Subway Screws Customers, Clamors for Subsidies

“Metro, citing drop in subway ridership, urges Congress to boost transit benefit” reads the Washington Post headline.  The DC subway system has been screwing riders almost every chance possible in recent years – especially with endless weekend planned slowdowns for “track maintenance.”  The weekend work crews (probably receiving double or triple overtime) and they are […]

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Wash. Times: The ObamaCare Deception of “Stupid” Americans

Washington Times, November 13, 2014 The Obamacare deception of ‘stupid’ Americans By James Bovard How the liberal elites rely on lies to pass their paternalistic agenda Paternalism is a desperate gamble that lying politicians will honestly care for those who fall under their power. This axiom has been made stark with the controversy arising from […]

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Cartoons as Spurs to Repent

I was going through some old files and came across this divine cartoon. Folks who know me will understand why this drawing “hit me where I live.” In my defense, I’ve never left apple cores or pizza boxes in my office. And I heard awhile back that leaving one or two beer bottles around can help achieve […]

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LewRockwell.Com: Marching on Memorial Day with Anthony Brown, November 7, 2014 Marching With Anthony Brown on Memorial Day by James Bovard I was stunned that Maryland voters gave the heave-ho to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown on Tuesday. Obama’s “Mini-Me” never recovered from his role as the mastermind of perhaps the most disastrous ObamaCare Internet site rollout in the country. Plus, the […]

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