Sunday, May 27, 2018

Justice

TGIF: The FBI Is Not Your Friend

One of the unfortunate ironies of the manufactured "Russiagate" controversy is the perception of the FBI as a friend of liberty and justice. But the FBI has never been a friend of liberty and...

America’s Victimless Crimes

I arrived at work one morning in 2010 to the news that one of my employees would be standing trial the next day. He was an all-around good guy that I joked with often,...

TGIF: To UBI or Not to UBI?

My son, Ben, asked for my take on Scott Santens's article "If You Think Basic Income is 'Free Money' or Socialism, Think Again," so here it is. The title previews the two issues Santens plans to take up,...

Body Cam Video Shows Cops Kill Grandma During Raid Over Marijuana Possession

Bartlesville, OK — Michael Anthony Livingston, 50, was suspected of selling a plant that is legal in some form in well over half the country. Because the other half of the country still violently...

Recommendations for Police Reform

When society is presented with the task of rehabilitating one of its failed public services the responses are normally varied and emotional. Everyone has an opinion that is based upon their worldview, and it’s...

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...

The Online Lynching of a Lynn, Mass. Coffeehouse

While a bit less vaunted in American public esteem than the military, the police forces are also held in the highest of regards. Though this may be contested among some in the minority community,...

Supreme Court’s Sports Gambling Opinion is a Rare and Major Win for the Tenth...

Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Murphy v. NCAA. The Court’s opinion was rare in that it not only struck down a federal law that infringed on the reserved powers of...

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...

Growing Tomatoes Might Get Your Home Raided by the Police

Justice is especially elusive where the war on drugs is concerned. While the news is usually filled with horror stories of families being torn apart and accidental deaths occurring during drug raids, rare instances...
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