Bob Barr

Guiliani is the Latest Victim of Anti-Trump Prosecutors Exploiting Ambiguous Laws

BY BOB BARR The indictment and arrest of two U.S. businessmen of East European background is the newest development in the effort to weaken the...

Democrats Attack the NRA With a Spy-Thriller Fantasy

BY BOB BARR Perhaps Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has been reading too many Ian Fleming and Tom Clancy novels. This would explain why the Senator’s...

I Worked On The Clinton Impeachment — And Trump Is Not Impeachable

BY BOB BARR Speaking as a former federal prosecutor and impeachment manager in the Senate trial of former President Clinton, and after having reviewed carefully...

Toy Soldiers of the Left

BY BOB BARR Today’s Democratic Party resembles less the days of John F. Kennedy and the romanticism of Camelot than it does the set of...

Intelligence Community Management Is Behind ‘Whistleblower’ Saboteurs

BY BOB BARR The spectacle of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff reading a made-up script of the July 25 phone call between President Trump...

So-Called ‘Swatting’ Is On The Rise – That’s a Bad Omen When It Comes...

BY BOB BARR The 15-year history of “swatting” should be borne in mind as several states and the federal government accelerate the push for “red...

House Democrats Won’t Fix Guns — It’s Up To Senate Republicans

BY BOB BARR With the U.S. House reconvening this week, the agenda will be both predictable and meaningless. Led by Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler of...

Oklahoma Opioid Opinion a Harbinger of Dangers to Come

BY BOB BARR Anyone hoping to find consistency in how courts are assigning responsibility for the so-called “opioid crisis” will be sadly disappointed.  Last May,...

The ‘Soft’ Racism of Gun Control

BY BOB BARR The historically racist origins of gun control are hardly a topic for debate. As noted by Cato Institute’s David Kopel, the matter...

If Democrats Win 2020, Expect Them To Dismantle ‘Sick’ Supreme Court

BY BOB BARR Senate Democrats are still seething over the Republican majority’s refusal in 2016 to schedule a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee,...

Congressional GOP Misses the Mark With Gun Confiscation Proposal

BY BOB BARR Some Republicans in Congress are seeking to pass a “red flag law,” which would grant law enforcement to do what legal precedent...

Thank Obama For Placing Portland Police In A Straightjacket

BY BOB BARR Thanks to the Obama administration’s legacy of promoting baseless charges of racism against police departments across the country, the Portland Police Department...

Professional Whiners Have a New Hero du jour in Megan Rapinoe

BY BOB BARR Most parents know negotiations with toddlers are less an artful debate than a war of attrition. Toddlers make their demands, and failing...

An 18-Year Old Congressional Authorization Shouldn’t Enable a New War

BY BOB BARR Unlike many of the pieces of legislation I considered as a member of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, the...

The New Breed of ‘Snowflake Mayors’

BY BOB BARR There was a time when America’s big city mayors were real leaders. While few of them we so arrogant as to claim...

Eric Swalwell’s Seriously Un-Serious Gun Control Agenda

BY BOB BARR Watch Out! Eric Swalwell is making his move. The Congressman — who represents a district not far from the epicenter of 21st-Century...

Census Nonsense

BY BOB BARR After a contentious debate between southern and northern states about how to count slaves towards the apportionment of congressional representation and taxation,...

Northam Genuflects to the Gun-Control Movement

BY BOB BARR In a move to burnish his already well-known anti-firearms credentials, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has unveiled a list of gun control measures...

The Left’s Staggering Superficiality About Firearms

BY BOB BARR We defenders of the Second Amendment are no stranger to disinformation and ignorance by the Left when it comes to issues regarding...

Red Light Cameras Headed to Graveyard of Bad Ideas

BY BOB BARR When America’s first red light camera system was installed in Jackson, Mississippi in 1992, it was hailed as the beginning of a...

New York Is Changing The Law To Go After Trump

BY BOB BARR You can’t be tried twice for the same offense. The concept of being free from “double jeopardy” is a right that has...

In a Hero’s Funeral is a Lesson for Us All

BY BOB BARR Riley Howell was laid to rest Sunday in Waynesville, North Carolina, at a funeral service with full military honors. He was not...

Cultural Depravity at Root of Mass Killings

BY BOB BARR In the wake of last week’s tragic shooting at a Jewish temple outside San Diego, California, attention is once again focused largely...

Trump shouldn’t be impeached, but Bill Clinton’s impeachment was justified – Here’s why

BY BOB BARR Some House Democrats who are calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump on a charge of obstruction of justice claim that President Clinton was...

The Curious Case of Julian Assange

BY BOB BARR Last week, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London by a phalanx of British police officers; abruptly...

Excellent 2nd Amendment Opinion Lasts Only One Week

BY BOB BARR As the saying goes, “it was great while it lasted.”  On Friday, March 29th U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez issued an 86-page Order declaring...

The Real Problem with Immigration Policies? — Judges

BY BOB BARR If you were to guess the most critical problem faced by President Trump in dealing with the flood of illegal immigration at...

Are “Red Flag Laws” a Solution in Search of a Problem?

BY BOB BARR In the aftermath of the February 2018 mass murder at a Parkland, Florida high school, it became readily apparent that danger signs...

America’s Bill Of Rights Prevents Erosion Of Civil Liberties As In New Zealand

BY BOB BARR Every day, I thank America’s Founding Fathers for their prescience in providing a Bill of Rights to protect against the government arbitrarily...

Let’s Treat The Admissions Scandal As A Criminal Enterprise — Not A Reality Show

BY BOB BARR The college-admissions scandal announced this month involved public and private colleges and universities from coast to coast. It netted the perpetrators tens...