War, War, What is it Good For?

  By Andrew P. Napolitano September 5, 2013   President Obama’s request for express congressional authorization for a limited aerial invasion of Syria raises profound legal and constitutional questions. For starters, there is simply no legal basis in international law to support an American invasion of Syria. Yet, notwithstanding that, federal law permits the president to […]

Government Spying Out of Control

Government Spying Out of Control by Judge Andrew Napolitano   December 14, 2012   After President Richard Nixon was forced from office in 1974, congressional investigators discovered what they believed was the full extent of his use of the FBI and the CIA to engage in domestic spying. In that pre-digital era, the spying consisted of […]

The Right to Self-Defense

In all the noise caused by the Obama administration’s direct assault on the right of every person to keep and bear arms, the essence of the issue has been drowned out. The president and his big-government colleagues want you to believe that only the government can keep you free and safe, so to them, the […]

Obama Gives Himself Permission To Kill

by Judge Andrew Napolitano After stonewalling for more than a year federal judges and ordinary citizens who sought the revelation of its secret legal research justifying the presidential use of drones to kill persons overseas — even Americans — claiming the research was so sensitive and so secret that it could not be revealed without […]

“I’m Against Having a King”

Rand Paul and Judge Napolitano Battle Back at Gun Grabbers, “I’m against having a king” January 16, 2013 A liberty Republican from Kentucky is venting his thoughts about the campaign of ‘pro-gun and anti-gun’ rhetoric that has blitzed the American public since the shooting at Sandy Hook. Senator Rand Paul expressed himself to CBN News […]

The Right to Shoot Tyrants, Not Deer

  By Andrew P. Napolitano    January 10, 2013 The right of the people to keep and bear arms is an extension of the natural right to self-defense and a hallmark of personal sovereignty. It is specifically insulated from governmental interference by the Constitution and has historically been the linchpin of resistance to tyranny. Yet the progressives […]

Is There Such a Thing as a Wasted Vote?

  By Andrew P. Napolitano   October 31, 2012 Can you vote by not voting? We are in a presidential election year in which the critical issues have been how much personal behavior the federal government should regulate and how much private wealth it should transfer and consume, rather than whether it should do so. Many folks are fed up with […]