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Obama Foreign Policy Maxim Actually Not Bad

According to Hillary Clinton, the Obama administration’s guiding maxim for foreign policy was “Don’t do stupid shit.” But if that was their lodestar, why did they ever hire Hillary as Secretary of State? Hillary would also have been disqualified for that job if the Obama team relied on Google’s (former) motto: “Don’t be evil.” If the […]

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Syria: Common Sense versus Obama’s Next War

From the January 2014 issue of The Future of Freedom (from the Future of Freedom Foundation) Syria: Common Sense versus Obama’s Next War by James Bovard The Obama administration tottered on the edge of launching a cruise missile attack on Syria this past August and September. Obama hesitated and decided to seek congressional approval before […]

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New NSA Lies Exposed Just Before Obama “Credibility” Speech

To help set the tone for Obama’s lecture to Americans’ tonight about the importance of government credibility, the National Security Agency just released a batch of documents that shows another slop bucket of government lies (covered up by the Obama admin.) I assume that Obama will spend the first five or ten minutes of tonight’s […]

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Syrian Review of my Bush Betrayal

Six years ago, the Syrian newspaper Al-Thawrah reviewed the Arabic edition of Bush Betrayal, published by the Arab Scientific Publishers in Beirut. For some reason, the book evoked more enthusiasm in Syria than it did in some circles in the United States. Never could figure that one out. Here’s the link to the original review, […]

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Podcast with Brian Wilson on Obama’s Syria War Malarkey

In a Libertas Media interview this afternoon, Brian Wilson and I took turns paying disrespects to Obama’s push for war against Syria. It is unlikely that the White House will recruit either one of us for its future publicity campaigns. You can download or listen to the @30 minute podcast by clicking here.

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My USA Today Op-ed: Don’t Trust White House on Syria

USA Today   September 5, 2013 We can’t trust White House Syria claims: Column by Jim Bovard The administration needs to learn from the past and tell the whole truth. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are adamant that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians last month. […]

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