Letters to the editor March 29, 2006 I appreciate The Washington Times printing a review of my new book, “Attention Deficit Democracy” (“Finding American voters wanting?” Books, Sunday). The reviewer states that “what Mr. Bovard leaves out is that these Founding fathers were suspicious of untrammelled democracy itself.” I am perplexed by this comment, since […]
Now I know how General Robert E. Lee felt in 1864 when informed of the death of his calvary leader, Gen. Jeb Stuart. Lee responded that he had “lost the eyes of the army.” (The previous year, when informed of the death of Stonewall Jackson, Lee said that he had lost his right arm.) Well, […]
The Orange County Register ran my op-ed, “Defining Freedom Down.” The page does not have a link, so I am posting the piece here. The Future of Freedom Foundation today shotgunned out an op-ed of mine that is very similar to this article. Orange County Register, March 17, 2006 “Defining Freedom Down” by James Bovard […]
The Washington Times today pronounced me guilty of the “character assassination” of George W. Bush. A “bombthrower”? Me? “Smearing”? Moi? The Washington Times’s editorial page editor, Tony Blankley, is renown for advocating reviving and vigorously enforcing laws against sedition….
I got a call today from a friend who told me that the Arabic version of Bush Betrayal is now in the stores in Beirut. The translation deal was signed by St. Martin’s Press last May with the Arabic Scientific Publishers in Lebanon. I have not seen the translated book – or even the cover […]
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 […]
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