Foreign Warring Subverts Freedom at Home

In June the Future of Freedom Foundation hosted “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties,” a conference that brought together liberals, conservatives, and libertarians in favor of peace and liberty. Among the speakers was James Bovard, author of Attention Deficit Democracy, Terrorism and Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice, and Peace to Rid the World of … Continue reading “Foreign Warring Subverts Freedom at Home”

Killing in the Name
of Democracy

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, Attention Deficit Democracy, illustrates how Bush is not even close to the first U.S. president … Continue reading “Killing in the Name
of Democracy”