Bob Barr

China Spends Billions to Buy Silence of the American Left

BY BOB BARR How much does silence cost? For China, it is at least $180 billion, which is how much the Chinese have spent in...

Beware of the “Emergency Declaration”

BY BOB BARR In his 2004 book, “Against Leviathan – Government Power and a Free Society,” Robert Higgs explains how our federal government has transformed...

Mission Creep at CDC Left It Ill-prepared to Do Its Job

BY BOB BARR For nearly three-quarters of a century, America’s taxpayers have given tens of billions of dollars to an agency of the federal government...

Bloomberg’s Ideological Fluidity Will Outlast Sanders Stubborness

BY BOB BARR It has been less than four years, but how many voters in 2020 could name more than two or three of the...

China’s Coronavirus Cover-Up Carries Lessons for U.S.

BY BOB BARR When a young Mark Zuckerberg signed his new “Facebook” project with a video game quote -- “Beware of he who would deny...

Bloomberg’s Craven Apology Reveals Deep Character Flaw

BY BOB BARR Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a number of qualities that tend to impress – including business acumen and entrepreneurship...

Democrats Trapped in Twitter-Fed Echo Chamber

BY BOB BARR As Rep. Nancy Pelosi stood behind President Donald Trump at the conclusion of the State of the Union address and childishly ripped...

Note to Democrats: U.S. Does Not Have a Parliamentary System

BY BOB BARR As they say, “words have meaning”; even – rather, especially – words in the Constitution.  Take the words found in Article 2,...

What President Elizabeth Warren’s Cabinet Might Look Like

BY BOB BARR Sen. Elizabeth Warren declared at a campaign event last fall that for a person to be considered as her Secretary of Education...

Iran’s Incompetence Is a Nuclear Nightmare

BY BOB BARR The list of reasons Iran should not become a nuclear nation is lengthy; but recent events present the starkest reason yet why...

Companies Join With Government to Erase Fourth Amendment Privacy Protections

BY BOB BARR In years gone by there existed an understanding that one’s personal information surrendered to private companies was a voluntary choice – the...

The Great Virginia Gun Fraud

BY BOB BARR Virginia Democrats flexed their muscle in Richmond this week; passing four gun control bills through the Senate Judiciary Committee.  This action had...