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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Scared Cops Are Scary Dec 13, 2017

The jurors who acquitted Philip Brailsford of second-degree murder last week were told to judge him ... Read More

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Chris Christie's Situational Federalism Dec 06, 2017

As a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Chris Christie promised to stop stat... Read More

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Your Secrets Are Not Safe With Anyone Nov 29, 2017

Timothy Carpenter specialized in stealing cellphones, the same devices that betrayed him. Based on f... Read More

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When Good Faith Medicine Raises Red Flags Nov 22, 2017

Forest Tennant, who has been treating and researching pain at his clinic in West Covina, California,... Read More