If this question had been asked by a fictional character in a spy thriller, it might intrigue you, but you wouldn't imagine that it could be true in reality. If the Constitution means what it says, you wouldn't even consider the plausibility of an affirmative answer.
Can Congress make legal something that is inherently wrong, and can Congress take a freedom that is a part of our humanity and make its exercise criminal?
In his latest work, “It Is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government Is Wrong: The Case for Personal Freedom,” New York Times Best-Selling Author Judge Andrew Napolitano urges Americans to boldly oppose an increasingly tyrannical government.
Americans are more jealous of their freedoms than libertarians sometimes realize. For nearly 150 years, civil liberties in this country have been on the upswing. Ten years after 9/11, they still are.
So are we safer now, a decade after the terrorist strike that killed more than 3,000 Americans on 9/11?
I bet you didn't know that federal law enforcement officers representing the Department of Education (DOE) can break down your front door if you are suspected of violating the law.
"There is a vast machinery of selective liberal outrage, fueled and lubricated by the media, universities and celebrity entertainment."
The third year of Barack Obama's presidency is running into the same troubles he faced in his first two, undermining his prospects for a second term.
Just before midnight last Thursday, a White House autopen signed legislation extending controversial provisions of the Patriot Act that were scheduled to expire the next day. President Obama authorized the use of a machine to produce a facsimile of his signature because he was traveling in Europe. But it was oddly appropriate, given the facsimile of congressional debate that preceded the bill's passage.
"Now as to whether a man is guilty or innocent, we have to find that out by due process of law"...not by secret government eavesdropping.