James Bovard

James Bovard is the author of Attention Deficit Democracy, The Bush Betrayal, and Terrorism and Tyranny. His latest book is Last Rights: the Death of American Liberty. Bovard is on the USA Today Board of Contributors. He is on Twitter at @jimbovard. His website is at www.jimbovard.com

Merle Haggard and the Lost “Free Life”

Politicians Will Always Be Shameless Liars

End Rent-a-Halo Bullshit: Separate Piety and Politics

Psychiatry is Vexxing More Americans Than Ever 

Senator Bob Graham, 9/11, and the Mirage of American Democracy

Defining “Journalist” and Saving Freedom of the Press

The Never-Ending Federal Surveillance Crime Spree

Is Free Speech a Relic in America?

Kissinger and My Interstate 81 Epiphany

The Ghosts of Waco Still Haunt America

Harvard Law Dude DeSantis Goes to Gitmo and Fallujah

Korean Armistice at 70: Redefining Atrocities as Victory

My 40 Year War on Reefer Madness

Daniel Ellsberg and the Endless Federal Lies

Ten Years Later, Snowden’s Heroism Shines Ever Brighter

FISA is the “Trust Me, Chumps!” Surveillance Act

Elitists Want to Make you a Serf

Will Leviathan Democracy Blindfold The World?

The Iraq War the Biggest Con of the 21st Century

The 30th Anniversary of the FBI’s Biggest Bomb

The Forgotten Terrorist Pretext of the Vietnam War

Swiss Miss: FBI as “Good Guys”?

FBI Cointelpro is Back and Worse Than Ever

The Mirage of Washington Intelligence

Biden’s New War on Extremism and Liberty

The Justice Department Pressured USA Today to Stop Publishing Me

Supreme Court Tortures the Constitution Again

Free Crack Pipes? Time to Pardon Tommy Chong

Stopping the War Machine for One Day

Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication

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