The Orange County Register published my hit on the dangers of federal surveillance. Here are some outtakes: Americans seem to have forgotten why the Founding Fathers prohibited government from spying on them. Public opinion polls show a rising percentage of Americans approving of the warrantless National Security Agency wiretaps authorized by President Bush. Many Americans […]
The Air America interview with Charles Goyette will be at 10:30 am Eastern. (Disregard the revised posting here earlier).
I will be on the Charles Goyette show tomorrow at 10:30 a.m Eastern time. Charles is one of the quickest pro-freedom talk show hosts in the business. His sense of humor helps listeners grin ‘n’ bear almost all of the Bush administration’s lunacies. You can listen live at the KXXT web page. (The Phoenix frequency […]
I will be talking and signing books at the Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, Va., at 6:30 pm on Tuesday night (2/21). The Fountain Bookstore is at 1312 E. Cary St., (804) 788-1594. Directions and other details are at the bookstore’s website. I have been advised by counsel that, because it has been a long time since […]
Ari Melber, a former U.S. Senate legislative aide, reviewed Attention Deficit Democracy in today’s New York Post. Melber calls the book “a lively attack on politicians, voters and government. Bovard’s indictment of an ineffective but ever-expanding federal government would make any libertarian proud. That may be why the author has so many conservative fans, including […]
Newsday published an op-ed of mine today on how ignorance is subverting democracy and liberty. Some people may dispute the porn ratio in the piece; my hunch is that the number errs significantly on the low side. The article is being distributed nationwide by the Los Angeles Times/Washington Post syndicate, so it may pop up in […]
Sunni Maravillosa, probably the most optimistic freedom advocate out there, wrote a very informative, generous review of Attention Deficit Democracy at her zesty Sunni’s Salon. (Other parts of her February issue make my book look Presbyterian prim, if not proper). Sunni commented, “Bovard… is one of very few journalists who are both pro-freedom and willing to dig… The […]