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Attention Deficit Democracy

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Attention Deficit Democracy by James Bovard
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A lively attack on politicians, voters and government. Bovard's indictment of an ineffective but ever-expanding federal government would make any libertarian proud. --New York Post Is American democracy in a death spiral? Why do Americans ignore political frauds and swallow pervasive lies from president after president, in campaign after campaign? In Attention Deficit Democracy, James Bovard diagnoses a national malady whose symptoms include a citizenry indifferent to facts and unable to judge when their rights are under attack. He exposes the frightening national reality of absolute presidential power and argues that our current myopia has dire consequences for America's future. His is an authentic voice urging citizens to return to the principles of the Founding Fathers and to once again become the most important check against the abuse of power.

Author Biography

James Bovard is the author of the classic Lost Rights and, most recently, The Bush Betrayal. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, American Spectator, New York Times, New Republic, Washington Post, and Newsweek, in addition to maintaining an active blog (jamesbovard.com). He is also the author of Terrorism and Tyranny, Freedom in Chains, Feeling Your Pain, and The Fair Trade Fraud (all Palgrave Macmillan).
Release date NZ
June 12th, 2007
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Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Imprint
St. Martin's Griffin
Pages
291
Dimensions
169x224x20
ISBN-13
9781403976666
Product ID
3684961

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