James Bovard

James Bovard is the author of Attention Deficit Democracy, The Bush Betrayal, Terrorism and Tyranny, and other books. Bovard is on the USA Today Board of Contributors. He is on Twitter at @jimbovard. His website is at www.jimbovard.com  This essay was originally published by Future of Freedom Foundation.

The Best Speech I Never Gave

My Time With the FBI

9/11 and My Pariah Decade

Washington Arrogance is Incurable

Ambrose Bierce’s Pro-Freedom Cynicism

Pentagon Papers Failed to Cure Servile Pro-War Media

George W. Bush’s Bogus Bloody Afghan Halo

Biden Fires Up the Waco Controversy Anew

The Afghanization of American Democracy?

Federal Secrecy Protects the Crimes of Every President

FBI’s Newest Prerogative: Shooting Subway Passengers

Barack Obama and the Death of Idealism

How Many Syrians Did You Vote to Kill?

The Korean War’s Forgotten Lessons on the Evil of Intervention

Epigrams for Election Day

FDR’s Roosevelt’s Fraud at Yalta and the Mirage of the “Good War”

Why I Write

Losing Thoreau in Boston

Bill Clinton’s Serbian War Atrocities Exposed in New Indictment

Media Buries George W. Bush’s Lies and Atrocities

50 Years of Bat-Shit Crazy Televised Presidential Warmongering

The Deep State’s Demolition of Democracy

Syria Debacles Epitomize Perpetual Perfidy of U.S. Foreign Policy

The “Officer Friendly” Police Fantasy

9/11 and the American Orwellian Nightmare

America’s Forgotten Bullshit Bombing of Serbia

Washington’s Biggest Fairy Tale: “Truth Will Out”

35th Anniversary of Biggest Pre-9/11 U.S. Antiterrorism Debacle

Groped at the Airport: Congress Must End TSA’s Sexual Assaults on Women

Government Immunity Kills, Ravages and Skewers

Pro-War Media Deserve Slamming, Not Sainthood

Your Tax Dollars Bankroll Afghan Child-Molesters

“Torturing Jim” Comey is No Martin Luther

FBI Lies and Cover-Up Derail Biggest Terrorism Case Since 9/11

The FBI’s Guilt By Musical Association

Why Ruby Ridge Still Matters

Homeland Security’s Multibillion Dollar Comedy Show

The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal History

Busted in Barcelona (Almost)

World War I Continues to Haunt America

My Antiwar Awakening From a Boozing Baltimore Vet

Will Trump Cure Boy Scouts’ Subservience?

Obama’s AWOL Anti-War Protesters

Don’t Trust White House on Syria, Redux

Peanuts Prove Congress is Incorrigible

Trump’s Fearmongering is a Tawdry Presidential Tradition

Trump Must Expose Obama’s Abuses of Power

My Pratfall at Environmental Purity Theater

Obama’s Biggest Corruption Charade

TSA’s Punitive Gitmo-style Groin Grinding