Randal John Meyer
Randal John Meyer

Randal John Meyer is a legal associate at the Cato Institute and a Young Voices Advocate. Follow him on twitter @randaljohnmeyer.

No, The Senate Doesn’t Have To Confirm Obama Appointees

The Senate is doing exactly what the Constitution allows. In fact, if many Framers had their way, the president, not the Senate, would have nothing to do with Supreme Court selections.

Libertarians Need Not Support The Confederacy

Both the Union and Confederacy committed war crimes and abused civil liberties during the Civil War. But from a libertarian perspective, the Confederacy had a worse case for its cause.