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Columns by James Bovard

Attention Deficit Democracy
James Bovard 2006-03-02 17:00
CHAPTER 1: Introduction The forms of our free government have outlasted the ends for which they were instituted, and have become a mere mockery of the people for whose benefit they should operate. ~ "Americus," 1775 Delusions about democracy are subverting peace and freedom. The American system of government is collapsing thanks to ignorant citizens, lying politicians, and a...
The Bush Betrayal (Chapter One: Introduction)
James Bovard 2004-08-10 00:00
As we defend liberty and justice abroad, we must always honor those values here at home. -- George W. Bush, October 28, 2003 George W. Bush came to the presidency promising prosperity, peace, and humility. Instead, Bush has spawned record federal budget deficits, launched an unnecessary war, and made America the most hated nation in the world. Bush is expanding federal power and stretching...
Terrorism and Tyranny
James Bovard 2004-08-09 16:00
The war on terrorism is the first political growth industry of the new millennium. After the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush promised to lead a "crusade" to "rid the world of evil-doers." Unfortunately, the political fallout from the 9/11 attacks could fatally blight both individual liberty and public safety. After the terrorists killed...