Author: Lew Rockwell

The Consent of the Governed

The Consent of the Governed By Andrew P. Napolitano – Lew Rockwell Last week, when former FBI Director James Comey gave his long-awaited public testimony about his apparently rough-and-tumble relationship with President Donald Trump, he painted a bleak picture. The essence...

Are We Nearing Civil War?

Are We Nearing Civil War? by Patrick J Buchanan – Lew Rockwell President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down. We...

The Forever War?

The Forever War? by Patrick J Buchanan – Lew Rockwell On May 22, Salman Abedi, 22, waiting at the entrance of the Arianna Grande pop concert in Manchester, blew himself up, killing almost two dozen people, among them parents waiting...

Pigs at the Trough

Pigs at the Trough by Bionic Mosquito – Lew Rockwell I was thinking about writing a post containing the list of CEOs of major US corporations who have come out against Trump’s decision regarding the Paris Climate Accord.  I am...

Rosenstein Joins the Posse

Rosenstein Joins the Posse by Patrick J. Buchanan – Lew Rockwell “With the stroke of a pen, Rod Rosenstein redeemed his reputation,” writes Dana Milbank of The Washington Post. What had Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein done to be welcomed home...

Donald Trump’s Seven Days in May

Donald Trump’s Seven Days in May By Andrew P. Napolitano – Lew Rockwell In a period of seven days this month, President Donald Trump fired James Comey as director of the FBI and was accused of sharing top-secret intelligence data with...

Milton Friedman Debunked — by Econometricians

Milton Friedman Debunked — by Econometricians By Joseph T. Salerno – Lew Rockwell Austrians realize that empirical reality is unique, particularly raw statistical data.  Let that data be massaged, averaged, seasonals taken out, etc. and then the data necessarily falsify reality. — Murray...

The CIA’s Legacy of Lies

The CIA’s Legacy of Lies by Roger Stone – Lew Rockwell The recent announcement that the Trump Justice Department is considering indicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for release and publication of materials obtained by federal whistle blowers is contrary to...

The FBI and Hillary, Again

The FBI and Hillary, Again By Andrew P. Napolitano – Lew Rockwell Last weekend, The New York Times published a long piece about the effect the FBI had on the outcome of the 2016 presidential campaign. As we all know, Donald...

A Hole in the Constitution

A Hole in the Constitution By Andrew P. Napolitano – Lew Rockwell The issue of federal government surveillance of Americans has largely occupied Washington politicians and the media since President Donald Trump first accused the administration of his predecessor of spying...

Congress Created a Monster

Congress Created a Monster by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Those of us who believe that the Constitution means what it says have been arguing since the late 1970s that congressional efforts to strengthen national security by weakening personal liberty are...

Where Are We Headed?

Where Are We Headed? by bionic mosquito You can read part by clicking this link I have given further thought to this topic, first explored here.  I will first offer a few points from the earlier post: Codevilla: We have stepped over...

Trump Must Break Judicial Power

Trump Must Break Judicial Power by Patrick J. Buchanan “Disheartening and demoralizing,” wailed Judge Neil Gorsuch of President Trump’s comments about the judges seeking to overturn his 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from the Greater Middle East war...

The President and Immigration

The President and Immigration By Andrew P. Napolitano This past weekend, we all saw massive public outrage in major cities throughout the country. It was directed at the Jan. 27 issuance of an executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, addressing...

Donald Trump, Revolutionary

Donald Trump, Revolutionary By Andrew P. Napolitano Within four hours of becoming president of the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to limit immediately the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in ways...

The Globalists’ Russia Game

The Globalists’ Russia Game by Anne Williamson Thanks to Barak Obama’s most recent expression of his low character and a foreign policy weirdly akin to fantasy-baseball gone bad, thirty-five U.S.-resident Russian diplomats and their families targeted for rapid deportation feared...