Red State Forfeiture Bills Signal Bipartisan Push For Justice Reform

Opinion | Adam Bates

‘Where our fences of presumed innocence and due process have been torn down, we should rebuild them.’

Obama's Illegitimate War On ISIS And The Collapse Of America's Separated Powers

Opinion | Adam Bates
Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province

Congress and the courts have all too willingly given up their constitutional duties.

'I'm Largely Libertarian, But...'

Opinion | Adam Bates

The candidate who wrote on my Facebook wall about stoning gays is not a libertarian.

Burn, baby, burn: The death throes of the NCAA and the lies for which it stands.

Opinion | Adam Bates

‘We wouldn’t be shamelessly lying to ourselves and to each other if the truth wasn’t hurting anyone.’

Newspeak for a new milennium

Opinion | Adam Bates

The Obama Administration introduces the “peace of mind” metric

A coup to remember

Opinion | Adam Bates

Sixty years ago the U.S. government overthrew the secular government of Iran, and we haven’t stopped meddling since.

Don't listen to CAIR and the NAACP: due process is a good thing

Opinion | Adam Bates

Religious and racial persecution begins with eroding due process rights. Don’t be so keen to throw out Zimmerman’s.

The Second Amendment through the looking glass

Opinion | Adam Bates

The decision to arm the Syrian citizenry highlights the Obama administration’s warped view on the right to bear arms.

David Brooks misses the point on Snowden

Opinion | Adam Bates
David Brooks

Government overreach is the cause of distrust and cynicism, not the result of it.

Limited government means marriage equality

Opinion | Adam Bates

Marriage belongs to civil society and to individual citizens, not to the state.

Barack Obama's disastrous, revealing crusade to the Holy Land

Opinion | Adam Bates

Obama’s Middle East policy has no adherents, is championed by no one and is utterly incoherent.

Servants of the truth

Opinion | Adam Bates

Bradley Manning and John Kiriakou have shed light on our government’s activities at a time when doing so is dangerous, reviled, and necessary.

Neoconservatism jumps the shark

Opinion | Adam Bates

Chuck Hagel would be the lone voice of restraint in the Obama administration. So why are so many Republicans opposing his nomination?

The NRA vs. the Second Amendment

Opinion | Adam Bates

The NRA protects gun sales, not gun rights.

Paul Ryan and the dangers of bipartisan perception

Opinion | Adam Bates

Ryan isn’t much of a fiscal conservative, but both Democrats and Republicans have reasons to pretend like he is.

Why the Oklahoma GOP delegate dispute matters to you

Opinion | Adam Bates

Ron Paul supporters argue that the state GOP’s May convention was rigged against them.

You can't regulate crazy

Opinion | Adam Bates

Some tragedies are impossible to prevent.

Oklahoma GOP continues national trend of disenfranchising Paul supporters

Opinion | Adam Bates

What really happened at least week’s infamous Oklahoma GOP Convention.