Thomas Knapp

Thomas L. Knapp is director and senior news analyst at the William Lloyd Garrison Center for Libertarian Advocacy Journalism ( He lives and works in north central Florida.

Litigious Authors

Let’s Get Creative With Congressional Dress Codes

Trump Prosecution: Judge Chutkan Should Stifle Her Gag Reflex

Political Theater Double Features: The New Normal?

The Problem With Mitch McConnell Isn’t His Age, It’s His Occupation

Disaster Politics: My Perennial Plea for Presidents to Stay Home

A Tale of Two Countries

Air Travel Privacy: Is Elon Musk’s Personal Security More Worthy of Protection Than Yours?

Scary Story: Lindsey Graham and Elizabeth Warren Want to Run the Internet

Totalitarianism: The Oak is in the Acorn

Tell It to the Marine: No Draft, “Limited” or Otherwise

“Biden Crime Family”: The Difference Which Made No Difference Still Makes No Difference

Scary Story: Lindsey Graham and Elizabeth Warren Want to Run the Internet

Term Limits Wouldn’t Fix the Supreme Court

The Fix For Failure: Banks Should Sell Their Services, Not Gamble With Your Money

Congress Tries to Wish Away Israeli Racism and Apartheid

Opposing War: No Disclaimers Required

Legal Eagle Monopoly is for the Birds

US War on Mexico Wouldn’t Win the US War on Drugs

Religious Freedom isn’t About Employment “Accommodations”

Deepfake Porn is Creepy, Disgusting … and Speech/Expression

The Rosenberg Case is Closed, Time to Open the Books

Government “Of the People?” Which People?

Finally, Some Good Arguments for the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

Thank You, Donald Trump. Yes, Really.

How I Learned to Relax and Love the AI-pocalypse

In Praise of Caring Less and Being Better

Debt Ceiling: Wrong Kind of Disarmament Agreement

Pre-Election Advice: Try Looking at Yourself the Way Politicians Do

If the Constitution Doesn’t Matter, Why Keep Pretending Otherwise?

Regulatory Capture Won’t Stop the Singularity

About That “Border Crisis”

Anti-Immigrationists Dance in Texas Blood to Deliver False Lesson

To End the Gerrymander Wars, Get Algorithmic

2024: We Can Do Better … Or Can We?

Classified Docs Leak: Who Should Go To Prison

Abbott: I’ll Free a Murderer to Own the Libs

State Media: He Who Pays the Piper …

“Free The Weed” For More than Medical and Recreational Use

Let’s Make Post-Presidential Indictments Business as Usual

The Internet Needs a Country of Its Very Own

Florida: New College, Same Old Problem

International Criminal Court: Sauce for the Goose …

Cacophany, Not Harmony: US Foreign Policy’s Terrible Tune

Bank Collapses: Yes, It’s a Taxpayer Bailout

Indict Trump? Sure, But Don’t Forget That’s Exactly What He Wants

The US Government’s War on TikTok is Idiotic, But There are Upsides

Kevin McCarthy is No Edward Snowden, But He Should Find the Comparison Flattering

The Proposed TikTok Ban Goes Too Far. The Current TikTok Ban Doesn’t Go Far Enough.

Instead of Stuck in Court or on Some Future Ballot, Legal Marijuana Should Be On DeSantis’s Desk ASAP