Tyranny: Closer than around the corner

by Andrew Napolitano -- A few weeks ago, President Obama advised graduates at Ohio State University that they need not listen to voices warning about tyranny around the corner, because we have more…

Government always endangers freedom

by Andrew Napolitano -- Government is bad for personal freedom. That argument is premised upon the truism that everything government does interferes with freedom, because it either prohibits or compels. Everything it more…

Why we should mistrust the government

by Andrew Napolitano -- It should come as no surprise that President Obama told Ohio State students at graduation ceremonies last week that they should not question authority and they should reject more…

More trampling of the 4th Amendment

by Andrew Napolitano -- Here they go again. The Obama administration has asked its allies in Congress to introduce legislation that would permit the feds to continue their march through the Fourth more…

Boston and Bush's pact with the devil

by Andrew Napolitano -- The government's fidelity to the Constitution is never more tested than in a time of crisis. The urge to do something – or to appear to be doing more…

Taxation is theft

by Andrew Napolitano -- With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than 6 billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers' taxable income, with an IRS more…

Drones, guns, Paul and Obama

by Andrew Napolitano -- Does the government work for us, or do we work for the government? How can the president claim the lawful power to kill whomever he wishes and at more…

When the government goes bankrupt

by Andrew Napolitano -- What happens when the government goes bankrupt? This question is one that sounds like a hypothetical exercise in a law school classroom from just a few years ago, more…

Hope for the dead

by Andrew Napolitano -- What does freedom have to do with rising from the dead? When America was in its infancy and struggling to find a culture and frustrated at governance from more…

Patriot Act takes a blow – thankfully

by Andrew Napolitano -- In 1798, when John Adams was president of the United States, the feds enacted four pieces of legislation called the Alien and Sedition Acts. One of these laws more…