Patriot Act on Townhall

Judge Andrew Napolitano - Thu Oct 16

Jacob Sullum - Wed Apr 2

Katie Pavlich - Mon Jun 10

Bruce Bialosky - Sun Jun 9

Judge Andrew Napolitano - Thu Mar 22

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. ... more

Judge Andrew Napolitano - Thu Dec 15

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? ... more

Mary Crookston - Tue Oct 18

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. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Thu Sep 15

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. ... more

Ed Feulner - Sat Sep 10

So are we safer now, a decade after the terrorist strike that killed more than 3,000 Americans on 9/11? ... more

Guy Benson - Mon Jun 27

Cal Thomas - Thu Jun 16

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. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Mon Jun 13

Townhall.com Staff - Fri Jun 3

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Jun 2

"There is a vast machinery of selective liberal outrage, fueled and lubricated by the media, universities and celebrity entertainment." ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Jun 1

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. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Jun 1

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. ... more

Mayberry - Tue May 31

"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. ... more

Kevin Glass - Fri May 27