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Birthright Citizenship Is No Constitutional Guarantee

BY BOB BARR The 14th Amendment to the Constitution has been part of our Constitution for 150 years, but the “birthright citizenship” language it contains...

Socialism’s Rise Due as Much to Republicans as Democrats

BY BOB BARR Venezuela.  A country possessed of all the natural attributes providing a foundation for economic prosperity; yet whose citizens (except for the privileged...

Dangerous Collusion Between Liberal Attorneys General and Federal Judges

BY BOB BARR The latest liberal outrage changes as often as the daily special at a diner. One day it is Cecil the Lion and “big game”...

A Jittery Adam’s Apple May Land You on a TSA Watch List

BY BOB BARR Next time you board a commercial airliner, be careful not to sweat too much, glance out the window nervously, visit the bathroom...

Cronyism at the Defense Department Puts National Security at Risk

BY BOB BARR The famous adage admonishing us not to “put all your eggs in one basket,” may seem childish and outdated to 21st-century brainiacs...

The Slippery Slope of Social Media Censorship

BY BOB BARR When it comes to identifying fake news, it is less science than alchemy; a task residing somewhere between asking “What is art?”...

Congress Colluded With IRS to Strip Citizens of Passports

BY BOB BARR In an extremely troubling move three years ago, the Republican-controlled Congress handed the Internal Revenue Service the power to strip individuals of...

Unseal the Clinton Impeachment Files Now

BY BOB BARR Twenty years ago this December, William Jefferson Clinton became the first elected President to be impeached by the United States House of...

Congress Should Stop the Drama and Take Action to Force Justice to Comply With...

BY BOB BARR Last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing - during which Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Chris Wray were grilled for...

FDA Warlords Moving to Crush Vaping and Flavored Tobacco Products

BY BOB BARR Despite the requirement in Article I Section 8 of the Constitution that only the Congress has the power to “declare war,” the...

“Pardon Me Rudy” – More Disney Flick Than Legal Theory

BY BOB BARR With the Trump Administration it often is difficult to determine whether a bizarre public statement is a clever smokescreen, or if the...

Will GOP Hardliners Scuttle Modest Criminal Justice Reform?

BY BOB BARR Like all services the government provides, incarcerating the estimated 1.5 million inmates in America’s prison system sooner or later falls victim to...

There’s No Reason Not to Harden Security at Schools

BY BOB BARR The United States Capitol Building often is referred to as “The People’s House.” For more than two centuries, access to the People’s...

Truth, Lies, and the NRA

BY BOB BARR After several hours walking the exhibit hall last Saturday at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Dallas, Texas (which I attended...

Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals, Updated

BY BOB BARR As the little girl in the movie "Poltergeist" declared, "They're baaaack."  This time, however, it is not evil ghosts reappearing to make...

Starbucks’ “Ministry of Love”

BY BOB BARR In a delicious twist of fate, one of the planet’s most liberal companies, Starbucks, once again is begging the Left for forgiveness. The coffee giant’s...

Low-Energy Congress on Full Display During Facebook Hearings

BY BOB BARR If there was ever a time to revive the term “low energy” -- President Donald Trump’s devastating 2016 epithet for Jeb Bush...

Qatar: America’s Biggest Little Ally in the Middle East

BY BOB BARR If one were to pick an emblem of America’s global military might, the B-52 properly might top the list. The strategic bomber’s...

Hidden Cost of Immigration Crackdown

BY BOB BARR Stan Marek can’t find men to hire. The work is there; an abundance of it as the housing market continues rebounding from...

Easy Win for GOP: Kill the UN’s Backdoor Gun Grab

BY BOB BARR It comes as no surprise that Congress’ $1.3 trillion dollar omnibus budget package is rubbing raw the already thin patience of the Republican base....