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On the Confederate Battle Flag and Statues

Back in May, I gave a comment to Bill Torpy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the Confederate battle flag controversy at Nash Farm “Battlefield.” As those of you still read this blog may remember, when…

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How Boeing Works Against Consumer Choice

This op-ed was originally published at Investor’s Business Daily on January 31, 2017. Boeing is trying block out some of its competition, and it’s trying to get help from the federal government. The Chicago-based aircraft…



It’s Time to Rethink Prisoner Re-Entry

Coauthored with Udi Ofer of the American Civil Liberties Union. This op-ed was originally published at The Hill on May 23, 2017. Six million, seven hundred forty-one thousand, four hundred. That’s how many Americans are…


An Incredible Moment for Tax Reform

Coauthored with Brandon Arnold of the National Taxpayers Union. This op-ed was originally published at FoxNews.com on April 10, 2017. Let’s be honest: our organizations didn’t see eye-to-eye on the best way to repeal and…


Congress Must Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

This op-ed was originally published at The Hill on February 22, 2017. Russ Caswell’s experience with civil asset forfeiture was “nothing more than an extortion plot.” The Tewksbury Police Department seized Motel Caswell, which his…


Appearance on Fox Business’ “Making Money”

Earlier this evening, I appeared on Fox Business’ Making Money to discuss civil asset forfeiture, the process by which the government can take property without ever arresting, charging, or convicting someone of a crime. I…