Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

During two decades in journalism Jacob Sullum has relentlessly skewered authoritarians of the left and the right, making the case for shrinking the realm of politics and expanding the realm of individual choice.

Read his weekly column here or check out hisĀ bio.

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Justin Amash Is Right About Impeachable Conduct: The Grounds for Removing a President Extend Beyond Statutory Violations That Could Be Proven in a Criminal Trial May 22, 2019

Rep. Justin Amash thinks Donald Trump is guilty of "impeachable conduct," and he is absolutely right... Read More

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Trump's Malignant Mercantilism: President's Double-Talk About Tariffs Reflects His Economically Ignorant Conviction That Exports Are Good and Imports Are Bad May 15, 2019

Larry Kudlow, Donald Trump's chief economic adviser, understands that tariffs on Chinese imports are... Read More

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What's Wrong With Licensing Gun Owners? Cory Booker's Plan Would Unjustly Deprive Peaceful Americans of the Fundamental Right to Armed Self-Defense May 08, 2019

Cory Booker says the gun control ideas he unveiled on Monday are necessary "to make justice a realit... Read More

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Can Damage Done by CDC's Opioid Guidelines Be Reversed? Agency's Acknowledgment of Suffering Caused by Its Prescribing Advice May Be Too Little, Too Late May 01, 2019

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its opioid prescribing guidelines... Read More