March 2012

  • The Greatest Threat to our Freedom, Part 3

    by Jacob G. Hornberger

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The most significant aspect of the case of Jose Padilla is not the horrific treatment to which he was subjected but the fact that what was do... Read More

  • Obama Codifies Indefinite Detention

    by Sheldon Richman

    In yet another reversal of his professed commitment to the rule of law, President Obama says he will sign the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which formalizes his authority to imprison terrorism suspects indefinitely without charge or trial. Where ... Read More

  • Abolish the Postal Monopoly

    by James Bovard

    Since the 1840s, it has been a federal crime to provide better mail service than Uncle Sam chooses to provide. The Postal Service has a monopoly on first-class mail delivery (with a limited exemption for urgent, courier-delivered letters costing mo... Read More

  • The Road to the Permanent Warfare State, Part 11

    by Gregory Bresiger

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 |Part 8 | Part 9 | Part ... Read More

  • With Freedom and Justice for Some, Part 2

    by Glenn Greenwald

    Part 1 | Part 2 Revealingly, the central function of the Constitution as law — the supreme law — was to impose limitations not on the behavior of ordinary citizens but on the federal government itsel... Read More

  • The Natural Right to Be Free

    by Laurence M. Vance

    It Is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government Is Wrong: The Case for Personal Freedom by Andrew P. Napolitano (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011); 240 pages. Three recent books on libertarianism — Jeffrey A. Miron’s Libertarianism, from A ... Read More