Kyle Sammin
Kyle Sammin
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Kyle Sammin is a lawyer from Pennsylvania, a senior contributor to The Federalist, and the co-host of the Conservative Minds podcast. Read some of his other writing at his website, or follow him on Twitter at @KyleSammin.
Media Bias Goes International In Coverage Of Amazon Fires, Brexit, And More

Reporting on President Trump has always been bad, but press malfeasance in Brazil and Great Britain show things are only getting worse.

How Free Trade With China Politically Impoverished Both Countries

While we hoped freer trade with the West would lead China toward liberal democracy, the result has been an increasingly oppressive government.

Yes, Immigrants Should Be Less Dependent On U.S. Welfare, And So Should Everyone Else

Immigration regulation that requires work instead of welfare has been a part of our laws for more than a century, and is based on legal theories that predate the founding of the republic.

Here’s Why Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Will Not Work At All

Warren’s wealth tax includes the flaw of many of the left’s grand plans in that it presumes no negative consequences will follow — but of course they will.

Here’s Why Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Is Completely Unconstitutional

Warren, a Harvard law professor, understands the difference between direct taxes and indirect taxes, but she’s counting on the people not to pay attention.

What ‘Star Trek: Deep Space 9’ Teaches Us About Religion And Violence

‘Star Trek’ forces us to ponder: what do freedom fighters do once they get the freedom to which they bent all their efforts?

Top Tweets Of Night Two Of The Second Round Of Democratic Debates

We’ve collected the best tweets about the round two of the Democratic debate from Detroit. You can feel like you really watched it without the discomfort of having actually done so.

Best Tweets Of The First Night Of The Second Round Of Democratic Debates

Does holding the debates in red states suggest the party leaders wanted to reach out to moderates to build a broader coalition? If so, it didn’t happen.

No, Biden’s Not A Racist For Opposing Ham-Handed School Busing Plans

Kamala Harris seems to want the federal government to meddle in school racial makeup once again, decades later, all while calling opponent Joe Biden a racist.

Do The ‘Big Four’ Tech Monopolies Deserve Their Antitrust Investigation? Yes

Antitrust enforcement has not always been perfect, but in this instance it is apt regarding the Big Four: Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon.

Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Will Be Bad For Everyone

Facebook calls its new banking endeavor cryptocurrency, but Libra looks less like Bitcoin and more like the next step in the social media giant’s takeover.

What Happened When New Zealand Paid People While Confiscating Their Guns

New Zealand’s government wants you to know that their first pass at gun confiscation was a great success, but a look at the facts may tell you otherwise.

Courts Advance Ridiculous Legal Theory To Force Trump To Listen To Twitter Hecklers

In the name of sticking it to the president, courts may have paved the way for congressional regulation of the social media giants.

Does The Constitution Grant Citizenship To Anyone Born Inside The United States?

The unfortunate answer is that originalist interpretations don’t give us a complete roadmap, and smart people vociferously disagree on how to move forward.

Best Tweets Of The Second Democratic Primary Debate

Some candidates were blasts from the past, others a hint of the future, and a few provoked millions across America to ask ‘Who the heck is that?’

Best Tweets Of The First Democratic Primary Debate

Conventional wisdom was that this group was the de facto undercard, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren joining a bunch of Lilliputians.

Rare-Earths Mining Shows Exactly How China Cheats The United States Through ‘Free Trade’

A game where only one side plays by the rules is rigged. We have now locked ourselves in an embrace with a corrupt regime, and it has not been to our benefit economically or morally.

Why Conservatives Should Support Rebuilding Penn Station

Reconstructing New York’s Penn Station in its original grandeur could be just the thing to reinvigorate conservatism in America’s cities and suburbs.

Why Overturning Roe V. Wade Requires A Constitutional Amendment

Roe was wrong on the day it was written, but to settle the issue we must go beyond overturning it. The people must demand that the Constitution be amended to prevent rulings like Roe from happening again.

Lobbyists Should Be Allowed To Speak, Just Like Everyone Else

Ocasio-Cortez and Cruz talk about barring former legislators from working as lobbyists. Any such bill would violate the First Amendment while doing nothing to clean up the political swamp in Washington.