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April 2006 - James Bovard

Archive | April, 2006

Fan ‘Mail’ of the Week

The radio talk show on KMED in Oregon was lots of fun yesterday.   Host Bill Meyer has thought long and hard about the problem of ignorant voters and government off the leash.  Commenting on my work over the years, he said, “You are one big fat canary in the coal mine.” I admitted that it […]

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Updated Review Comments on Attention Deficit Democracy

Folks occasionally ask me what sort of response ATTENTION DEFICIT DEMOCRACY is generating.  Here is the latest set of reviews & comments. (I don’t think the publisher is planning to put the “character assassinations” quote from the Washington Times review on the front cover of future editions).  For more information on the book  & links to reviews, […]

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Rockville Police Report

Having been a Boy Scout in my formative years, I was imbued with the need for obedience to law and respect for authority. But sometimes it gets a little difficult. Last evening, I was cycling back from Wendy’s, after a hilly ride looping around Rockville. I was coming down Rockville Pike on the sidewalk southbound […]

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On Oregon radio Thursday morning

I will be on KMED radio on Thursday at 7:10 a.m. Pacific time.  KMED is in southern Oregon – not sure how far the station’s signal at 1440 AM reaches.    I don’t think there is a Listen Live option – if somebody knows different, let me know and I will amend here. Host will be […]

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on Air America this weekend – “Ring of Fire”

Just heard from Farron Cousins, with the Air America “Ring of Fire” program: Your interview with Mike Papantonio is scheduled to air on our show this Saturday. Ring of Fire airs 5:00-7:00 p.m. EST Saturdays and is rebroadcast from 3:00-5:00p.m. EST on Sundays in most markets. You can find your local Air America station at […]

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Speaking at the National Press Club next Tuesday, May 2

I’ll be talking about Attention Deficit Democracy at the National Press Club on 6:30 pm on Tuesday, May 2.   Details here. The Future of Freedom Foundation is putting on the event. FFF events are very pleasant – lots of fine folks and good humor.  Their invitation mentions Hors d’oeuvres, so I assume that donuts will not […]

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