Anti-State, Anti-War, Anti-Bush

I have a new article about why it’s important to be all three, and where the left and right go wrong. I discuss the unfortunate tendency of the left to attack Bush even on the incredibly rare occasions that he’s right. A sample:

The left, for its part, still fails to understand the other side of the coin. On the front is the image of the president, on the back is the institution of the state. If Bush is ever immortalized on coin, his denomination will almost surely follow the pattern of all presidential tyrants numismatically eternalized before him. Turning over his image will reveal that of a government building or memorial, made permanent in the metallic disc and representing the state

Contempt for the Troops and You Too

When I interviewed [.mp3] former US Marine and lie-debunking UN weapons inspector, Scott Ritter, last year, he got all bent out of shape when I brought up Iraqi General Hussein Kamal [at about 38:00]. Kamal, Saddam Hussein’s son-in-law, defected to Jordan in 1995, after which he was debriefed by the CIA, MI-6, IAEA, UNSCOM etc., and told them – with the paperwork to prove it – that Iraq had initially attempted to deceive the UN weapons inspectors after Operation Desert Storm