Playing with constitutional fire

by Andrew Napolitano -- Earlier this week, President Obama made it clear that he will soon offer some form of limited amnesty to about 5 million foreign nationals who are currently living more…

11 questions for Obama's AG nominee

by Andrew Napolitano -- Within hours of realizing that his party lost control of the U.S. Senate last week, President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch, the chief federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, N.Y., and more…

GOP control: What difference will it make?

by Andrew Napolitano -- Because of the way the news business works, I am writing this column before the close of the polls in the so-called midterm elections, and hence as I more…

Endangered: The presumption of liberty

by Andrew Napolitano -- In the years following the adoption of the Constitution, before he was secretary of state under President Thomas Jefferson and then president himself, James Madison, who wrote the more…

More federal chilling of free speech

by Andrew Napolitano -- Earlier this week, the federal government's National Science Foundation, an entity created to encourage the study of science – encouragement that it achieves by awarding grants to scholars more…

Do you trust government with personal freedoms?

by Andrew Napolitano -- Earlier this week, FBI Director James Comey gave an interview to "60 Minutes" during which he revealed a flawed understanding of personal freedom. He rightly distinguished what FBI more…

Why James Clapper still has his job

by Andrew Napolitano -- When President Obama attributed the rise in Iraq of the Islamic State, or ISIS, to the failures of the U.S. intelligence community earlier this week, naming and blaming more…

Pernicious military adventurism: It's back

by Andrew Napolitano -- What if the American invasion of Iraq had nothing to do with weapons of mass destruction? What if whatever weapons of mass destruction Saddam Hussein once had were more…

More unlawful presidential killing

by Andrew Napolitano -- As the debate rages over whether the president needs congressional authorization for war prior to his deployment of the military to degrade or destroy ISIS, the terrorist organization more…