Horrendously-misguided federal dietary advice may have played a key role in one of the biggest public health disasters in recent American history. The federal government is in the process of revising in its dietary guidelines. The Washington Post recently had a long piece on how the anti-whole milk bias in prior federal guidelines helped spur an […]
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Attention Deficit Democracy Cured?
Maybe the Justice Department can cure this Attention Deficit Democracy problem by proposing an amendment to the Voting Rights Act to protect the calendar-impaired voters. Maybe the feds could require states to count the votes of those who are clueless about when Election Day occurs? Actually, some states might already be moving in that direction […]
World Bank Ravages the Third World – 30th Anniv.
This is the 30th anniversary of my first attack on the World Bank in the national media. Reposted below are some of my attacks on the Bank from the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. I discuss in Public Policy Hooligan how I nabbed some of the confidential documents exposed below. The Bank continues […]
Best Anesthesia for Amputating the Bill of Rights?
This Toles’ cartoon on despondent voters getting liquored up reminds me of how Civil War surgeons gave soldiers whiskey before sawing off their legs. What is the best alcohol anesthetic for the amputation of the Bill of Rights?
Police and their Sisyphean Struggle
I’ve seen a lot of unsympathetic comments on law enforcement on the Internet recently. But this great cartoon from the new issue of the New Yorker captures the Sisyphean struggle that haunts police nowadays. Below is a collage of photos I took at DC demonstrations between 2005 and 2007. The individual photos are reposted below. […]
TSA: Full Employment for Nitwits?
We learned this week that undercover Inspector General testers managed to smuggle fake weapons and bombs past TSA screeners in 95% of their attempts. The worst part of this scandal is that it will make it more difficult for Obama and his Washington media lackeys to restore faith in government. The Washington Post had a […]
Wash. Times: FDA’s War on Cheap Cigars
Washington Times, May 28, 2015 FDA cigar ban proposal a government regulation too far By James Bovard The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is finalizing regulations that could ban the sale of most of the cigars currently available in the United States. The FDA last year uncorked a 241-page, 70,000 word barrage of proposed restrictions […]