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.

Cracker Barrel’s Offering a New Sausage Option. The Response is Bananas.

Kansas: What it Looks Like When the “Center” Wins

Can a Third Party “Fail Forward?”

“Net Neutrality” is Back. It’s Still a Corporate Welfare Scam and Internet Censorship Enabling Act

Get Brittney Griner Back? Sure, But Release Her Counterparts in America, Too

The Constitution versus “Independent State Legislature” Theory

Public University Patents are a Racket

On “Democracy” Metrics, the US Lags Britain

Third Party? America Doesn’t Even Have a Second Party.

Don’t Expand NATO, Disband It

Who’s Murdering Immigrants? It’s No Mystery

Abortion: No, Dobbs Isn’t “Decentralization”

Florida: So Much for “Parental Rights”

Free Assange? Yes, But That’s Not Nearly Enough

January 6th Hearing: Don’t Let Motives Obscure Facts

The Corporate Welfare Devil is in the “Clean Energy” Details

Electric Cars: Great Idea, But Not a Panacea

Marijuana: John Carney and Delaware’s Law Enforcement Lobby versus “The Children”

America’s Ruling Class: Candid…But Only In Camera

Sussmann Trial: Mook Outs Clinton as “Russiagate” Shot-Caller

Politics: The Real Meaning of the Word “Prompt”

Suppressing Insane Ideas Doesn’t Stop Insane Conduct

Crime Begets Crime, ICE Edition

“Privacy”: Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

“Democracy” Doesn’t Work as an Argument Against Overturning Roe v. Wade

Will DeSantis’s Latest Mickey Mouse Political Tantrum Cost Him His Career?

Abbott’s Border Antics: An Airtight Case for Under-Used and Over-Used Constitutional Clauses

Chemical Weapons, Here, There, Everywhere

Beauty and the Culture War Beast: Buycott Beats Boycott

War is the Crime. Its Perpetrators Seldom Face Justice.

Attention! Deficit Disorder!

Family Matters Frustrate Attempts to Enforce Political Ethics

Global Food Shortages: How Does Your Garden (or Pantry) Grow?

GOP Senators’ Case Against Ketanji Brown Jackson: She Did Her Job

When The Press Tries to Hide or Discredit the Facts, It Discredits Itself Instead

Rand Paul’s Solution to Anthony Fauci: Three More Anthony Faucis

Support Sanctions on Russian Oil? Don’t Complain About High Gas Prices

The West’s SWIFT Kick is Aimed at Russia, But it Will Also Hit the US Dollar

Ukraine: Don’t Look to Politicians for Peace

Ukraine: US “Diplomacy” is the Problem. Can it Become the Solution?

Business as Usual: Politicians Cynically Exploit Child Sex Victims in Attack on Your Freedom

It’s Time to Take the Racism Out of Redistricting

Who Owns the Holocaust?

Sedition: The Foundational American Political Trait

“For the Children”: The Last Refuge of Anti-Encryption Scoundrels

The Filibuster: Schumer Gets it Half Right

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