LIVE ONLINE Wed. (9/6) – Salt Lake City radio

I will be on the “Born on the Fourth of July” radio show with host Barbara Whiteley tomorrow (Wed., 9/6) for one hour tomorrow afternoon starting at 2 p.m. Eastern time. You can listen live on the net  here  (link is in the upper left right corner). The station is at 630 AM on the […]

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Bush & Killing in the Name of Democracy

The Future of Freedom Foundation today posted online my June 2006 Freedom Daily article on “Killing in the Name of Democracy.”  Doing the research for this article was hell on my idealism. KILLING IN THE NAME OF DEMOCRACY     Freedom Daily, June 2006 by James Bovard President George W. Bush perpetually invokes the goal of spreading democracy to sanctify […]

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How to Pry the Truth out of Congressmen

The Los Angeles Times ran a piece of mine today on fair play for our elected representatives.  Online here (registration required?) and following: Modest Proposal: Waterboard Congress Maybe White House-favored interrogation techniques would coax lawmakers to tell the truth about U.S. anti-terror policies. By James Bovard JAMES BOVARD is the author, most recently, of “Attention […]

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Justice Dept. Appeals Ruling on “No Hereditary Kings”

Federal judge Anna Diggs Taylor declared in a ruling today: “We must first note that the Office of the Chief Executive has itself been created, with its powers, by the Constitution. There are no hereditary Kings in America and no power not created by the Constitution. So all ‘inherent power’ must derive from that Constitution.” The […]

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Bush: Betrayed by Iraqi Ingrates

Today’s New York Times reveals that George W. Bush is deeply disappointed that the Iraqi people have “not shown greater support for the American mission.” One person who attended a meeting of Bush’s “war cabinet” on Monday commented on Bush’s reaction: “I sensed a frustration with the lack of progress on the bigger picture of […]

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Bush Out-Drivels Himself

So Bush made the supreme sacrifice, returning from his vacation in Texas to Washington to inform Americans of his latest victories in the Middle East. His comments at the State Department yesterday came close to breaking his previous personal best in both the delusions and drivel categories. Bush began by declaring that Hezbollah was fully […]

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Paving the Way to War with Iran

Israel’s war on Lebanon is a warm-up for the U.S. war on Iran. That is the message of Seymour Hersh’s latest superb article in the New Yorker. Hersh reveals that the Bush administration was “closely involved” in planning Israel’s attacks on Lebanon.  A former senior intelligence official informed Hersh that, beginning this Spring, “planners from […]

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