Bob Barr

Democrats’ ‘Ghost Gun’ Apparition

BY BOB BARR Gun control measures enacted in recent decades have failed to stop mass shootings. This has baffled Democrats in much the same way...

Criminal Justice Reform Is No Longer Just for Liberals

BY BOB BARR As the oft-described Party of “Law and Order,” criminal justice reform tends to take Republicans out of their comfort zone. The continued,...

War Crimes and War Criminals

BY BOB BARR Following World War II, the prevailing Allied powers agreed to convene an International Military Tribunal, commonly referred to as the “Nuremberg Trials.”...

Time For Congress To Take The ‘Next Step’ On Criminal Justice Reform

BY BOB BARR In recent weeks, state governments across the country have begun prioritizing the issue of criminal justice reform, and at the federal level...

Democrats Turning to Civil War Era Tools to Go After Trump

BY BOB BARR Whether it is their fear of Donald Trump or their hatred of him, congressional Democrats will stop at nothing in their incessant...

The Biden Administration’s Continued Obsession Over ‘Extremism’ In The Military

BY BOB BARR As the Biden administration nears the end of its first year, the focus of its Department of Defense appears not to be...

Will the GOP Be Dragged Back to 2020 or Will It Press Forward to...

BY BOB BARR All things considered, 2021 was a good year for Republicans. In 2022 will the GOP build on its 2021 successes, or allow...

The American Medical Association’s Birth-Gender Folly

BY BOB BARR One-hundred-and-seventy-four years ago a not-for-profit professional organization was formed “to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public...

$1.7 Trillion Weapon System Plagued By Cost And Performance Problems

BY BOB BARR Most taxpayers would agree, even if at times grudgingly, that the top priority for expenditure of federal dollars is our national defense,...

San Jose Gun Control Measures Add New Meaning to ‘Stupid,’ Even by California Standards

BY BOB BARR California’s slide into a socialist wasteland is hardly news. What is somewhat surprising, or at least intriguing, are the depths of stupidity...

Unless Checked, Judges’ Power to Unfairly Punish Could Be Used Against January 6th Defendants

BY BOB BARR Most Americans understand that in our system of justice, a person is “innocent until proven guilty” and that someone cannot be punished...

State And Local Regulatory Schemes Continue To Undermine Second Amendment Rights

BY BOB BARR Conservatives for years have warned about the dangers posed to the Second Amendment by regulatory chokepoints imposed by state and local lawmakers....

The Left’s Strange Obsession with Black Gun Owners

BY BOB BARR The Leftist media has finally discovered black gun owners. Just look at the Washington Post Magazine’s glowing spread about reducing the stigma of black...

The GOP Must Learn to Elevate Principle Over Personality

BY BOB BARR Support for President Trump has become something of a litmus test in today’s GOP. While this actually is not a bad measure...

Federal ‘Consent Decrees’ Make Policing Worse Not Better

BY BOB BARR President Biden is returning to the Barack Obama playbook of “reforming” municipal police departments by forcing multi-year federal court “consent decrees” down...

Will Molon Labe Become More Than an Ancient Greek Slogan?

BY BOB BARR As the expression goes, “talk is cheap.” When it comes to gun control, however, talk about taking away or diminishing a right...

Georgia Republicans Not Likely to Cave To Boycott Over Voting Reform Law

BY BOB BARR Anyone searching for reasoned analysis or common sense in the decision by Major League Baseball to pack up this summer’s All-Star Game...

The Persistent Stupidity of the Gun Control Movement

BY BOB BARR What makes a mass shooter capable of emotionless, indiscriminate killing remains largely a mystery. Such a depraved act is not within the...

Balance Between Law Enforcement and Lawful Gun Ownership Must be Restored

BY BOB BARR In the United States, where the Constitution is — or is supposed to be — the supreme law of the land, two...

Biden’s Early Forays Into the International Arena Are Dangerously Weak

BY BOB BARR When the sitting president of the United States closets himself and refuses to appear publicly or to personally articulate his policies except...