Author Archives: James Bovard
Today’s conservatives are eager to trade freedom for security.
The president uses signing statements to decree which laws apply to him.
The NSA’s surveillance program undermines the rule of law without producing real gains in security.
Bush’s meddling in foreign elections undercuts his stated principles.
Ask the veep which laws bind the White House.
State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration, James Risen, Free Press, 256 pages
Innocents have been entangled in the Justice Department’s anti-terror dragnet.
The administration quarantines dissent.
Since September 11, a flood of federal legislation has reduced American freedom without increasing our security.Newer posts →
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