Gerard Emershaw
Gerard Emershaw

Dr. Gerard Emershaw is a libertarian freelance writer, philosopher, and licensed New York attorney. He grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Wilkes University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. He has earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. Inspired by the Founding Fathers and informed by a deep understanding of political history, Dr. Emershaw is a passionate advocate for individual freedom and a patriotic defender of natural rights. Dr. Emershaw blogs at

Oct. 30, 2013

U.S. Drone Strikes Are Illegal and More Sinister Than Most Americans Realize

New reports reveal horrifying truths about U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen.

Oct. 11, 2013

Ted Cruz is Going Overboard

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) championed the GOP fight against funding Obamacare, but in the wake of the government shutdown, his popularity has sunk an alarming 16 points nationally.
Sept. 27, 2013

NSA Dragnet Program May Get the Ax, But Your Privacy is Still At Stake

Four senators have proposed a bill that would eliminate the NSA's dragnet surveillance of Americans' phone records. Even if such a bill were to pass, it would not be enough to protect privacy.
Sept. 20, 2013

This Student's Constitutional Rights Were Violated On the Day Intended to Celebrate Them

Modesto Junior College violated the constitutional rights of student Robert Van Tuinen on Constitution Day by preventing him from handing out free copies of the U.S. Constitution.
Sept. 13, 2013

Twitter Stock: Why the Twitter IPO Will Succeed Where Facebook Failed

Twitter's IPO will succeed where Facebook's failed because of Twitter's great potential in TV and mobile advertising.
Sept. 6, 2013

This New NSA Leak Could Spell the End For Privacy On the Internet

A newly revealed NSA decryption program creates grave dangers in the form of security vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit and a diminished expectation of online privacy.

Aug. 28, 2013

Facebook is Willingly in Bed With the NSA

Facebook's revelation of information concerning compliance with government requests for user data should not convince users that the social networking giant will protect privacy.