Congress OK's NSA, stomps on Constitution

by Andrew Napolitano -- When the government is waving at us with its right hand, so to speak, it is the government's left hand that we should be watching. Just as a more…

The CIA and its torturers

by Andrew Napolitano -- When the head of the CIA's torture unit decided to destroy videotapes of his team's horrific work, he unwittingly set in motion a series of events that led more…

Ferguson failure across the board

by Andrew Napolitano -- The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is now burned into our consciousness in a way few other places are. In my youth, the race riots in Newark, Detroit and more…

What should you be thankful for?

by Andrew Napolitano -- What if the government is designed to perpetuate itself? What if the real levers of governmental power are pulled by agents and diplomats and bureaucrats behind the scenes? more…

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…