What Is a Just War?

When President Obama announced last April that he was sending the United States military to bomb Libya, he not only violated the United States Constitution, which he has taken an oath to uphold, but he also violated the moral principles of the just war. The Constitution permits only Congress to declare war and the president … Continue reading “What Is a Just War?”

Can Congress Steal Your Constitutional Freedoms?

Can the president use the military to arrest anyone he wants, keep that person away from a judge and jury, and lock him up for as long as he wants? In the Senate’s dark and terrifying vision of the Constitution, he can. Congress is supposed to work in public. That requirement is in the Constitution. … Continue reading “Can Congress Steal Your Constitutional Freedoms?”

What If the Constitution No Longer Applied?

What if the whole purpose of the Constitution was to limit the government? What if Congress’ enumerated powers in the Constitution no longer limited Congress, but were actually used as justification to extend Congress’ authority over every realm of human life? What if the president, meant to be an equal to Congress, has become a … Continue reading “What If the Constitution No Longer Applied?”

Civil Liberties in Wartime

Earlier this month the Future of Freedom Foundation hosted “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties,” a conference that brought together liberals, conservatives, and libertarians in favor of peace and liberty. Among the speakers was Andrew P. Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for Fox News. A former New Jersey Superior Court judge and professor of … Continue reading “Civil Liberties in Wartime”