Americans Stand Naked Before Injustice
Paul Craig Roberts
In 2000 Larry Stratton and I published The Tyranny of Good Intentions, the story of how Americans lost the protection of law. In 2008 Random House published a new edition. In the 15 years that the book has been in print, only 23,000 Americans were interested to learn that law is no longer a shield of the people but a weapon in the hands of the state.
The percentage of Americans who have even the slightest comprehension of their loss of liberty is so tiny that the American people have no prospect of regaining their liberty.
Defense attorney Harvey Silverglate has captured a central part of our book in one short article. As Americans are too absorbed with reality shows and spectator sports to see their rights disappearing before their eyes and one short book is too much distraction from what is important to them, perhaps they can work their way through one short article: