Constitution

Rand Paul Just Gave the Islamic State Exactly What It Wants
December 04, 2014

The Kentucky senator just legitimized a barbaric band of terrorist thugs.

Obama, Not Bush, Is the Master of Unilateral War
The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers
October 14, 2014

The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers.

CHART: Liberals Live in Cities and That's Bad for Liberalism
The structure of the Senate puts urban states at a disadvantage
August 11, 2014

The lefties don't just live in San Francisco.

Obama Is Right to Bomb Islamic Militants, But His Reasons Are Wrong
August 08, 2014

The administration is being both deceptive and narrow-minded.

Obama Is Legally Allowed to Enforce—or Not Enforce—the Law
Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers
August 03, 2014

Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers.

Brace Yourself: Judges Are About to Rule on Obamacare Again
Libertarians are trying to upend the law—and rewrite history
July 15, 2014

Libertarians are trying to upend the law—and rewrite history. Will they succeed?

The Man Who Made Libertarians Wrong About the Constitution
How Richard Epstein's highly influential, highly politicized scholarship cemented Tea Party dogma
May 18, 2014

Richard Epstein's highly influential, highly politicized scholarship sits at the base of Tea Party dogma

Obama May Be Blowing His Opportunity to Reform the NSA
January 17, 2014

This piece has been updated throughout to reflect breaking news in advance of the president's 11 a.m. speech.

Justice Ginsburg Is Wrong: She Should Step Down
December 18, 2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a great American.

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