Principal, Liberty Strategies; 2008 presidential candidate
Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, and was the 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States. Bob Barr heads a consulting firm, Liberty Strategies, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and practices law with the Law Offices of Edwin Marger.
From 2003 to 2008, he occupied the 21st Century Liberties Chair for Freedom and Privacy at the American Conservative Union. Since 1997 he has been a board member of the National Rifle Association. He writes and speaks widely on civil liberties, especially the right to privacy. In fact, recognizing Bob Barr’s leadership in privacy matters, New York Times columnist William Safire has called him “Mr. Privacy.”
Bob has appeared on virtually every major cable and network television program dealing with public policy matters, and has served as a contributor for CNN. He writes a regular column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
He is the author of three books: “The Meaning of Is: The Squandered Impeachment and Wasted Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton,” “Patriot Nation: Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe Volume One,” and “Lessons in Liberty.” He taught a graduate-level course on Privacy and Public Policy at Kennesaw State University just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, Bob served as the United States Attorney in Atlanta, and as an official with the CIA.