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”

The Bush Betrayal

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 … Continue reading “The Bush Betrayal”