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Victims and Survivors Feb. 04, 2021

Susan Estrich

It has been more than 40 years since the man held an ice pick to my throat. "Push over. Shut up or I... Read More

The Constitutionality of Trump's Impeachment Trial Is Not 'Crystal Clear': There Are Plausible Arguments on Both Sides of the Debate Feb. 03, 2021

Jacob Sullum

Just before 45 Republican senators voted against considering Donald Trump's impeachment on the groun... Read More

Rudy Giuliani's Grotesque Legal Antics Justify Disbarment Investigation Dec. 03, 2020

Daily Editorials

Rudy Giuliani and other top lawyers for the Trump campaign have spent weeks spreading wild conspirac... Read More

When Does a Trump Lawyer Tell the Truth? Nov. 12, 2020

Joe Conason

There is no penalty for lying on television, as anyone who watches cable news already knows. It is c... Read More

Susan Collins Beat the Lincoln Project Nov. 08, 2020

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — The long knives were out for U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. Her Democratic ch... Read More

Singapore Even Tougher on Smoking in 2021 Nov. 05, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Regular readers know that this column often warns teens about the dangers of all forms of smo... Read More

The Worst of Times, the Best of Times Nov. 04, 2020

Jim Hightower

Many years ago, literary critic Dorothy Parker skewered an unfortunate author with her sharp wit: "T... Read More

It's the Law Oct. 28, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

A fascinating law was passed in Louisiana in 1999 requiring students from kindergarten through fifth... Read More

October 11, 2020 Oct. 11, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I read the letter from "Scared Aunt," whose 14-year-old nephew is allowed to drive. I ha... Read More

This Is What Disruption Looks Like Mar. 26, 2020

Laura Hollis

The global coronavirus pandemic has thrown the United States (like most of the rest of the world) in... Read More

Billionaires and Corporations Love Anti-SLAPP Laws. Why Does John Oliver? Nov. 22, 2019

Ted Rall

John Oliver recently dedicated his HBO show to why we need a federal anti-SLAPP law. Like most of hi... Read More

Carpe-ing Every Diem Nov. 20, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My wife and I are both 86 years old and retired from meaningful careers. We have a very ... Read More

Another Looming Threat to E-Cigarettes: Even If FDA Doesn't Ban Flavors, Its Regulations Will Drive Most Vaping Businesses and Products From the Market Nov. 20, 2019

Jacob Sullum

President Donald Trump reportedly has reconsidered a plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes, a reversal t... Read More

In Yet Another Reversal, Trump Rethinks Ban on Flavored Vaping Products Nov. 20, 2019

Daily Editorials

Until recently, President Donald Trump was, rightly, championing a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, pro... Read More

Puppies and Kittens Trump the Constitution: The New Federal Ban on Animal Cruelty Converts the Commerce Clause Into a General Police Power Nov. 13, 2019

Jacob Sullum

I guess I should say at the outset that I do not favor torturing puppies and kittens. But there is a... Read More

Let's Make Revenge Porn an Automatic Felony Nov. 09, 2019

Diane Dimond

Rep. Katie Hill didn't have to resign, but she did. She had not been found guilty of sexual impropri... Read More

Child Rape Stories Are Too 'Stupid' for ABC News to Cover Nov. 08, 2019

Neil Patel

In case you missed it, a video came out this week that makes it look like ABC News affirmatively pro... Read More