Groveling vs. Raging

The Washington Post has a front-page piece today sneering at angry bloggers.  Here’s the lead: In the angry life of Maryscott O’Connor, the rage begins as soon as she opens her eyes and realizes that her president is still George W. Bush. The sun has yet to rise and her family is asleep, but no […]

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Another Brazen Bush Lie on 9/11

LewRockwell.com posted my piece today on Bush’s brazen lies on Flight 93. This is the type of story that makes even me totter on the edge of cynicism. ANOTHER BUSH 9/11 LIE EXPOSEDby James Bovard The transcript the feds released this week of the final minutes of Flight 93 proves that President Bush brazenly and […]

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Constitutionally Clueless Americans vs. Democracy

The Future of Freedom Foundation is sending out my piece today on constitutionally clueless Americans.  The Baltimore Chronicle also has the piece on their site.  Here’s my latest tribute to postive thinking: Constitutional Illiteracy & Attention Deficit Democracy by James Bovard Another poll has confirmed that most Americans are constitutionally without a clue. Americans’ political […]

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My hit on “Bush’s War on Democracy”

My piece, “Defining Democracy Down,” is in the April 24 issue of American Conservative, hitting newstands and mailboxes this weekend.  Here are some excerpts: American Conservative April 24 DEFINING DEMOCRACY DOWN by James Bovard  George W. Bush has been more emphatic about spreading democracy than any president since Woodrow Wilson. Yet Bush’s policies have subverted […]

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My op-ed: “Bush’s Bogus Theory of Boundless Power”

The Future of Freedom Foundation is launching an op-ed of mine on “Bush’s Bogus Theory of Absolute Power.” The Baltimore Chronicle is using the piece.  Other links will follow.  ‘Course, with the news out yesterday on Bush’s personal role in approving the leak of classified information, the motto of Lily Tomlin comes to mind: “No matter how […]

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Thanks to Will Grigg & the New American!

Will Grigg, who has one of the zestiest, hard-hitting political blogs anywhere, has a review of Attention Deficit Democracy in the April 17 issue of The New American.  Grigg’s article, entitled “Great Leader Democracy,” starts out as follows: “Most Americans are disinclined to think deeply about the tyrannical actions of government, but James Bovard’s Attention […]

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Another TSA Frisk Gone Awry

Brian Doyle, the #2 spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, has done yeoman work in helping Americans understand how the Transportation Security Administration is protecting them.  After TSA air marshals gunned down Rigoberto Alipizar outside of a plane in Miami last December, Doyle justified the killing to the media: “He threatened that he had a […]

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