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Bob Barr
by | Feb 14, 2006

The new President of Bolivia is a coca farmer. Now, his Administration is proposing to include coca leaves on the menu for Bolivia’s school kids, because the leaves are so nutritious!

by | Feb 1, 2006

The President’s state-of-the-union speech has given us a new term with which to define warrantless electronic surveillance conducted in violation of a federal law: “terrorist surveillance program.” And here all along I thought it was “NSA spying.”

by | Dec 30, 2005

I’d like to see a show of hands — anyone who believes the NSA, the world’s premier surveillance organization, which employs the top computer minds in the world, and enjoys a budget in the billions, left “cookies” on its website…

by | Dec 9, 2005

The Administration’s victory lap upon the announcement that House and Senate conferees had reached agreement on legislation to reauthorize provisions in the Patriot Act that are set to sunset December 31st, may be premature. A number of Republican Senators are…

by | Nov 30, 2005

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in a recent interview, defended the Administration’s policy of detaining potential terrorists, as a necessary component of the “War on Terror.” Apparently Administration policy wonks have been re-reading works by 19th-century philosopher Jeremy Bentham, who…

by | Nov 22, 2005

It’s really cool that President and Mrs. Bush were able to play tourist in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, at our expense. No sitting U.S. President before Bush ever visited Mongolia. There’s a reason for that. It’s called prioritization. Usually U.S. presidents…

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