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.

Vladimir Putin is Not the Neville Chamberlain the US/NATO is Looking For

Photo ID to Vote? Well, OK, But …

Missouri Governor Mike Parson Tries to Stick it Where the Sun Don’t Shine

On Foreign Policy, Biden Should Have Taken Golf Lessons

No, President Biden, We’re Not Your “Customers”

Censorship as an Investment: Turn Two Cents Into $311,562!

Elections: Is There Light at the End of the “Big Lie” Tunnel?

Criminal Justice Reform Needs to Catch Up With the Meaning of “Public”

US Policy on Taiwan is a False and Dangerous Two-Step

The Politics of Crypto

“Executive Privilege” Should Be Ended, Not Extended

When Our Politicians Buy Never-Ending War, We Get What They Make Us Pay For

The Metaverse: Gateway to Unanimous Consent and Panarchy?

Who’s Responsible for the Rust Shooting?

“The Public Good” isn’t Mark Zuckerberg’s–or Congress’s–Priority

Powell Lied, People Died; Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Legacy Social Media: Free as in Beer, Not as in Speech

“No First Use”: An Empty Gesture That Would Cost Nothing

“Language” Arguments Against Immigration Freedom are a Tower of Babble

Words Mean Things, and the “Treason” Talk is Tiresome

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

Congress is a Deadly Extremist Organization

Byrd v. Babbitt: Beliefs and Expectations, Reasonable and Unreasonable

1984 in 2021: We’re Doing Big Brother’s Job for Him

Afghanistan: Taliban Victories Explain the Wisdom of US Withdrawal

Yes, the Constitution was “Pro-Slavery”

Congressional Proxy Voting? No. Do the Job or Quit the Job

Note to Joe: Try These Two Easy Tricks to Promote Freedom in Cuba

Internet Censorship: The Real Monopoly Threat

Hands Off Haiti!

No, the Air Force is Not “60% Responsible” for Devin Kelley’s Crimes

Facebook Gives the Most Dangerous Extremists a Free Pass

Ranked Choice Voting isn’t the Problem in New York City’s Mayoral Election

About That “Border Crisis”

 Convention of States Wouldn’t Fix the US Constitution

When Politicians Cry “Accountability,” Ask “Accountability to Whom?”

The US and EU vs. Belarus: Pot, Kettle, Black

When Israel’s Regime Buys US Weapons, it Buys Them with Your Money

Rumors of Cryptocurrency’s Death Are Still Greatly Exaggerated

Peace in Palestine? Not if American Politicians Can Help It

What the Pipeline Hack Reveals About the Future of Fossil Fuels

About That “Rules-Based International Order”

The Biden Administration Wants to Partner with Criminals to Spy on You

SCOTUS Should Clarify Tinker in Favor of Free Speech, Not School Control

Police Violence: the Standards are Topsy-Turvy

How “Representative” is US Democracy?

A Biden-Putin Summit: Jaw-Jaw is Better than War-War

Biden and Afghanistan: Never, Ever Trust Us

Time to Get Government Off Our Lawns

America Unchurched: A Sign of the Times