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De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty

from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (July issue) – posted online today – De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty by James Bovard In the 1770s, the British colonists living in America won their freedom from British rule thanks to the

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Abolish the Phony Privacy Board

Washington Times September 16, 2010 BOVARD: Abolish the Phony Privacy Board Panel was designed to rubber-stamp constitutional infringement by James Bovard President Obama has failed to make any appointments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. This board epitomizes the charades Washington has played since Sept, 11, 2001. Instead of stocking the board with […]

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Supreme Court’s Latest Constitutional Disaster of Biblical Proportions

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision upholding a federal law banning “material support” to terrorist organizations is a disaster for preserving free speech or limiting federal power. Once again, the Obama administration proudly championed repression, and the court agreed with the Obama team. Raw Story has a good collection of quotes bashing the decision here. David […]

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Podcast: Brian Wilson Interview on Worldwide Downfall of Democracy

Talk Show mastermind Brian Wilson and I had fun today discussing the worldwide downfall of democracy. This trend has gone so far that it might even affect Toledo. Brian took the high road – preferring to discuss Berlusconi’s Italian corruption rather than Singapore culinary prohibitions. You can download or listen to the @ 15 minute […]

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Campaign for Liberty’s Review of Attention Deficit Democracy

Anthony Gregory has a generous review of Attention Deficit Democracy posted today at the Campaign for Liberty website: There are few writers who pay more attention to the political follies of our time and who provide their readers with more meticulously documented reasons to be outraged than James Bovard, whose new book, Attention Deficit Democracy, […]

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