From the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (February 2010)… American travelers are at far greater risk from weasely cabinet secretaries than from fast-food workers. Operation Tarmac illustrated how “retail” lying is dangerous and can result in a prison sentence — while “wholesale” lying is a steppingstone to fame and greater power. The Feds’ Post-9/11 […]
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The Future of Freedom Foundation is shotgunning out this op-ed today…. The Slippery Definition of Extremism by James Bovard Americans are once again hearing of the perils of extremism. But the definition of this offense is slippier than a politician’s campaign promise. The definition of extremism has continually been amended to permit government policies that […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today my article from the June issue of Freedom Daily. TSA is an agency that never gets enough of what it deserves. But it’s fun to try anyhow. FEDERAL ATTITUDE POLICE by James Bovard The Transportation Security Administration has created more gantlets at American airports than most travelers […]
I’ll be on in Yellowknife at 7:35 a.m. Monday. Maybe even better, I’ll be on in Gander at 7:20 a.m. and in Whitehorse at 8:30 a.m. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation will be doing a series of 6 minute interviews with me Monday morn. Canada is adapting a U.S.-style “No Fly List.” The CBC wants me to […]
I wrote a piece for Editor & Publisher in late 2005 on TSA’s killing of a passenger in Miami. The link is no longer working, so here’s the piece…. Editor & Publisher, December 15, 2005 Media Docility & Another No Cost Federal Killing? by James Bovard In the weeks after the Hurricane Katrina debacle, many […]