Articles by bbandow

Doug Bandow is Vice President of Policy for Citizen Outreach and the author of Leviathan Unchained: Washington's Bipartisan Big Government Consensus (forthcoming, Xulon Press). He is a former Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan.

Unions Want UN Affiliate to Decide U.S. Labor Policy

Organized labor won last November’s election lottery but there are still choices

bbandow November 13, 2007

Merkel Epitomizes Promise of Freedom

“The biggest surprise of my life was freedom,” explained Angela Merkel after taking over as...

bbandow December 12, 2005

Does God Send Political Messages?

Another earthquake has hit Iran. Is God sending a message? In the view of some people, God must be both very...

bbandow December 5, 2005

South Korea Alliance Exposes Washington's Stockholm Syndrome

During his Asian trip President George W. Bush met with South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun to highlight the...

bbandow November 28, 2005

A California Race Hustler and His Washed-Up Ethnic Politics

A broken clock is right twice a day. So, it seems, is California political activist Nativo Lopez.A...

bbandow November 1, 2005

Political Insanity Surrounds Stories of Supposed Gas Price Gouging

Gasoline costs too much in almost everyone's opinion. President George W. Bush is urging Americans to drive...

bbandow October 25, 2005

'Trust Me' Calls Into Question Harriet Miers' Qualifications

For most men who hold the office of president, government is serious business. For George W. Bush it...

bbandow October 18, 2005

Is It Time to Put a Non-Lawyer on the Supreme Court?

For the first time in more than 30 years, a president has nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court someone...

bbandow October 11, 2005

U.S. Christians Reach Out Overseas

Americans are proving yet again that they are a generous people. They have contributed more than $1.2 billion...

bbandow October 4, 2005

Junk Science Claims Against Teflon Simply Don't Stick

Teflon, the famous nonstick product, needs Teflon protection against junk science lawsuits. Even though the...

bbandow September 27, 2005

The Volunteer Check on an Imperial U.S.

For the first time in six years the Army is likely to miss its annual recruiting goals. The Army National...

bbandow September 20, 2005

A Serious President?

Is George W. Bush a serious person? It's not a question to ask lightly of a decent man who holds an office...

bbandow September 13, 2005

Treating Sniffles with a Jail Term

Drug abuse is never-ending but ever-changing. Periodically a new drug seems to sweep America.Although each...

bbandow September 6, 2005

GOP Pitching High and Tight Over Ownership of Washington Baseball Team

It took the Democrats four decades to fully succumb to the temptations of power, ruthlessly abusing their...

bbandow August 30, 2005