Fan Mail of the Week

Aaron Zelman at Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership kindly forwarded me an email he received in response to the interview he did with me back in January on Attention Deficit Democracy.  Following is the text of the email – the italicized part is from the email Aaron sent out about the interview: Interview with […]

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My Cheney Tribute is now online

The American Conservative has posted my piece on Cheney’s revelation that he is exempt from federal law regarding national security secrets. Here are a few paragraphs from the piece: The “my wish is the law’s command

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I’m speaking Wednesday (3/22) in Washington

The Liberty Coalition has kindly invited me to talk about Attention Deficit Democracy on Wednesday evening (3/22).  They will be meeting at the at Skewers Restaurant, near Dupont Circle.  If you are going to attend, please RSVP to Michael Ostrolenk, the national director of the Liberty Coalition.  Here are the details -Liberty Coalition presents: A Transpartisan […]

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The Patriot Act & Attention Deficit Democracy

The Future of Freedom Foundation is distributing an op-ed I wrote on the Patriot Act renewal.  The article is also now online at the Southwest News Herald. Some other newspapers may pick up the piece in the coming days. I stretched so far to reach an upbeat ending that I may have strained my right […]

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Thanks to Laissez Faire Books!

Laissez Faire Books designated Attention Deficit Democracy as the winner of the March 2006 Lysander Spooner Award for Advancing the Literature of Liberty. I greatly appreciate the award and all the fine work that LFB has done to advance liberty for so many years. Laissez Faire has consistently had the finest collection of books on liberty, year after […]

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“Misunderstandings” Bush appointee style

Here’s an update on the bust of the Bush abstinence education mastermind.   The lawyer for Bush’s former top domestic policy advisor, Claude Allen, told a Maryland court that this case was simply “misunderstandings.” “Misunderstandings?”  Tuesday’s Washington Post notes: “Police said they have been able to document 25 instances in which Allen tried to obtain refunds for items he […]

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American Conservative prints my hit on Lawless Dick Cheney

The new issue of American Conservative (3/27/06) contains my hit on Cheney’s latest lawlessness.  Here is the first paragraph: “The biggest surprise from the shooting of Harry Worthington was Dick Cheney’s announcement that he is entitled to declassify national security secrets. Such declassifications raise the question of whether the president and vice president possess unlimited discretion […]

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