Bob Barr

Privacy – Can We Yet Reclaim the High Ground?

BY BOB BARR According to Greek mythology, Cassandra, daughter of the King of Troy, captured the attention of Apollo with her beauty. But, after rejecting...

For The Sake Of Our Constitution, Holder Must Go

BY BOB BARR As Lewis Carroll reminded us in 1872, “The time has come, the walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoes –...

Militarizing Law Enforcement – “We’re Not in Mayberry Anymore”

BY BOB BARR The University of the Incarnate Word is a highly-rated Catholic college in San Antonio, Texas. It is hardly a hot bed of...

We Need Meaningful Immigration Reform – Not “Obama-Gration”

BY BOB BARR A sinking boat can be kept afloat by bailing water only so long before it inevitably sinks. Democrats in Congress are once...

Obama’s ‘Society of Fear’

BY BOB BARR In observational experiments, researchers constantly battle a phenomenon called the “Hawthorne effect,” where subjects of experiments alter their behavior when aware of...

Obama's 'Society of Fear'

BY BOB BARR In observational experiments, researchers constantly battle a phenomenon called the “Hawthorne effect,” where subjects of experiments alter their behavior when aware of...

The New ‘Newspeak’ Test

BY BOB BARR In George Orwell’s dystopian novel, “1984,” which describes life in an oppressive, virtually inescapable Surveillance State, the vocabulary of the populace is...

The New 'Newspeak' Test

BY BOB BARR In George Orwell’s dystopian novel, “1984,” which describes life in an oppressive, virtually inescapable Surveillance State, the vocabulary of the populace is...

With Obamacare, The Buck Never Stops – Bob Barr

BY BOB BARR When Ronald Reagan became president in 1981, the federal government’s procurement process was long beset by gross corruption and overspending. During the...

Gulf Between Obama’s America and Real America Widens

BY BOB BARR Decades ago, Mike Kelley was fighting a war against communist tyrants in the jungles of Vietnam. Fortunately, Kelley was able to escape...

Bob Barr: Uncle Sam Sucker Punched By Lois Lerner

BY BOB BARR On February 28, 1993, 76 agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) arrived at the Branch Davidian compound just...

“Coupon Constitution” Threatens Fundamental Freedom

BY BOB BARR Today, as we pause to remember those who lost their lives 12 years ago in the most savage attacks on U.S. civilians...

‘Big Sis’ Reasserts Unlimited Power to Seize and Inspect Laptops

BY BOB BARR President Obama did not mention it in his State of the Union address last night wae, and there hasn’t been much attention...

Meet Generation “N”

BY BOB BARR As Barack Obama thrilled his supporters on Monday with his clarion call to action for the poor and the oppressed, young people...

Mayor Bloomberg, M.D.

BY BOB BARR New York’s penal code makes it a felony to practice medicine without a license. I suspect, however, that one potential defendant who...

Chicago’s Godfather Goes After Guns

BY BOB BARR Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics,...

Domestic Spy Expansion Bill Sails Through the Congress

BY BOB BARR Neither Congress nor the White House has proved itself capable of reaching a decision on how to begin trimming the $16.5 trillion...

Presumed Guilty in the Name of Fighting Terrorism

BY BOB BARR The legal principle placing the burden of proof on accusers rather than the accused can be traced back to Second and Third...

Sandy Hook Shooting Demands More Than Knee-Jerk Anti-Gun Response

BY BOB BARR One week ago, a lone lunatic took the lives of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...

H. L. Hunt Oil Heir Dispute Embroils Texas Prosecutor In Ethics Questions

BY BOB BARR The Lone Star State has produced its share of outstanding lawyers, including Thomas C. Clark, who served as U.S. Attorney General from...