The Future of Freedom Foundation posted my essay today on “The Farcical Definition at the Heart of the War on Terrorism.” Here is how the piece wraps up: The United States has long insisted that government agents cannot be terrorists. The FBI defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or […]
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Columnist Steve Greenhut wrote a kind review of Attention Deficit Democracy which the Orange County Register published. Steve especially liked the chapter on the danger of trusting government. Steve commented, “Bovard explains how supposedly free citizens have bought into the lies and frauds offered by the political class…. Bovard offers wise counsel and sage advice. But […]
WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, will broadcast a lively interview that Joe Donahue taped with me on Monday morning (1/30). According to their website, it will apparently be featured sometime between 10:25 am and noon Eastern time. If anyone has more specific information on when the interview will play, please let me know and I will revise this […]
I will be on the Doug Basham radio show tonight (Friday night, Sat. morn, whatever) at 1 a.m. Eastern time – 11 pm out in Vegas where Doug broadcasts. Doug does cutting edge progressive radio commentary and has been one of the foremost talk show hosts opposed to the Iraq wear. You can listen live […]
Antiwar.com kindly posted an excerpt from the Messianic Democracy chapter today: As the Bush administration tub-thumps for imposing democracy upon the entire world, many Americans have forgotten the long and bloody history of the U.S. government forcibly spreading “self-government.” The following discussion, from the “Messianic Democracy” chapter of my new book… The U.S. government’s first […]
Just got a call from Jan Mickleson – the radio show scheduled for today is postponed until 10 am (Eastern time) on Monday. This gives me the weekend to study up on Iowa politics. Maybe I can discover a deeper meaning behind Tom Harkin’s vacuous grin.
Lew Rockwell kindly posted the Introduction chapter of Attention Deficit Democracy on his website today. Following is the introduction to I parsed for the posting – Is American democracy in a death spiral? Why do Americans tolerate so many lies and abuses from their rulers? Why have Americans permitted the U.S. government to shred their rights? […]