Bob Barr

Posted July 08, 2015

Is the time ripe for Americas version of the Third World strongman? Will we see the arrival of a macho leader, riding in on a white horse with sword drawn, to rally a citizenry frozen in fear and uncertainty?

Posted July 01, 2015

Were the hit television series The Dukes of Hazzard filmed today rather than three decades ago, the authorities constantly chasing the Duke brothers around rural Georgia would not be a crooked county commissioner and a half-wit sheriff.

Posted June 24, 2015

After even a few minutes walking the historic streets of Charleston, South Carolina, it becomes clear why the city is revered by so many. Charlestons rich history, world-class culinary offerings, and a community of people recognized as being among the friendliest in the nation, account for its consistent ranking high on the list of vacation destinations for Americans and foreigners alike.

Posted June 17, 2015

If there is one law of politics the Clintons know better than anyone, it is the power of perception. Their masterful ability to twist, bend, and manipulate the truth -- even something as basic as the word is -- has afforded Americas Power Couple a Teflon-like resistance to scandal and corruption that is the envy of less savvy politicos.

Posted June 10, 2015

Lavrenti Beria, who ran Josef Stalin's KGB, once commented on the ease with which the feared organization he headed could convict any individual at will: Show me the man and Ill find you the crime.

Posted June 03, 2015

If John McCain, John Cornyn, Mitch McConnell, and the other Republican senators lashing into Rand Paul because of his efforts to force expiration of Sec. 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act had been alive and part of the debate back in 1775-76, they would have been blasting Patrick Henry for supporting Liberty.

Posted May 27, 2015

Last weeks Tweet of President Barack Obama with rolled up sleeves, enjoying a waffle cone and wishing Americans Happy Memorial Day, may have been nothing more than an effort by the Presidents political hacks to convince the American people that he is, after all, a regular guy.

Posted May 20, 2015

Since the landmark 2008 Heller v. District of Columbia case, which Second-Amendment lawyer Alan Gura argued before the Supreme Court, anti-gun officials in the nations capital have spent every waking hour trying to avoid doing what the high Court ordered be done: allow District residents to exercise their right to keep and bear arms.

Posted May 13, 2015

In March 2013, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee when Sen. Ron Wyden asked him if the NSA collected any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans? Clappers unequivocal response: No, sir.

Posted May 06, 2015

In 1987, a young, African-American woman named Tawana Brawley was found lying inside a garbage bag, reportedly unconscious and covered in feces and racial epithets.

Posted April 28, 2015

Hillarys back for a second run at the presidency. Several Republican presidential wannabes are begging the voters for a second -- or, in some cases, third -- chance.

Posted April 22, 2015

Rodney King, whose beating at the hands of the LAPD in 1991 sparked several days of bloody rioting, is perhaps best remembered for his oft-quoted plea for everyone to just get along with each other.

Posted April 15, 2015

Clinton undoubtedly appreciates the fact that congressional Republicans rarely exhibit any instinct or stomach for pressing an attack against a Democrat adversary, regardless of how strong the merits. Already, for example, the Republican leadership in the House has let slip by what probably was its strongest and most potent weapon with which to attack Hillary.

Posted April 01, 2015

Careful, airline passengers! If you happen to show up to your flight late, or are nervous about forgetting to turn off the lights before your trip, you may find yourself interrogated by one of the Transportation Security Administrations 3,000 Behavior Detection Officers (BDOs).

Posted March 25, 2015

The longer Barack Obama serves in office, the more difficult it becomes to really consider him as President of the United States.

Posted March 18, 2015

Amateur drone hobbyists, beware! If you happen to make one red cent from any video filmed with your small drone or if Uncle Sam thinks you are -- you might soon receive an unwelcome notice in the mail or an ominous visitor at your door.

Posted March 11, 2015

Yesterday, March 10, 2015 was a Red Letter Day. No; it had nothing to do with Hillarys e-mail coming out party at the United Nations. And, no, ISIS has not forsaken its bloodlust ways. Its perhaps even more remarkable. A federal government agency has backed down!

Posted March 04, 2015

I didn't intend to question President Obama's motives or the content of his heart, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal.

Posted February 25, 2015

Shortly after the Iraqi city of Fallujah fell to the Islamic State (ISIS) in January 2014, President Obama was interviewed by The New Yorker.

Posted February 18, 2015

The fight to protect the Second Amendment from the clutches of the gun control crowd can feel much like the race between the tortoise and the hare made famous in Aesops Fables.