Friday, November 24, 2017

Justice

On Patriotic Correctness

While political correctness is typically associated with the American Left, modern conservatism has its own sacred totems that dare not be criticized. Like its progressive counterparts, the Right’s choices of sanctification fit together like...

But Without Taxation…

The inescapable conclusion that taxation is theft has led to countless people asking for alternative forms of funding. Meeting this challenge is essential for libertarians, since our message requires a radical shift in thinking...

The Seen and the Catastrophic Unseen in Our Criminal Justice System

Thank you. Thank you to the Reason Foundation, and to the judges who saw merit in my work and honored me with this award. It's especially validating to get an award named after Bastiat—an award...

A 12-Year-Old Is Suing Attorney General Sessions to Legalize a Medicine That Keeps Her...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions might be a little shocked at the latest lawsuit filed against the government. Alexis Bortell’s lawsuit to legalize medical marijuana was inspired by her move to Colorado a few years ago,...

Progressives’ Delusional Race to Save Democracy

Responding to the anniversary of Donald Trump’s election, The Washington Post Magazine presented “38 ideas for repairing our badly broken civic life.” Post Magazine editor Richard Just explained that “all of us ... should be able to...

When Gunmen Strike, You’re on Your Own

Here is an often-used tactic to defend government police organizations from criticism. Whenever critics point out abusive tactics of police officers, defenders counter with: "And yet you won't refuse police help the next time...

Not Every Tragedy Has a Political Solution

t only took a few hours after the news of the Texas massacre for the New York Times to start its gun-control incantations again. “Republicans leaders in Congress do nothing,” the paper writes. “Or,...

Left and Right React to the Texas Shooting

New details continue to trickle out about Sunday's mass shooting at a the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas which has left at least 26 people dead. According to law enforcement, alleged shooter Devin...

The State of Free Speech and Tolerance in America

Americans Say Political Correctness Has Silenced Discussions Society Needs to Have; Most Have Views They’re Afraid to Share Nearly three-fourths (71%) of Americans believe that political correctness has done more to silence important discussions our...

Opioid Commission Mistakenly Blames Pain Treatment for Drug Deaths

The panel wants to make prescription analgesics even harder to obtain. In the report it published yesterday, the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, endorses what...
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