Where Is The South?

The Mason-Dixon Line says it starts in Maryland, but that no longer seems to be the case.

New Emails Revive Old Benghazi Arguments

A new set of emails is reviving the old partisan arguments about the attack in Benghazi.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

A legal setback for Voter ID laws in Wisconsin.

From Der Spiegel

U.S. Economy Sputters In First Quarter

Economic growth in the first quarter was so weak, we nearly fell into a recession.

Two Weeks Later, 234 Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Still Missing. Where Is The American Media?

A prime example of the failure of the “infotainment” industry that American news media has turned into.

Supreme Court Thinking About Whether People Can Be Fired For Telling Truth Under Oath

A bizarre case in Alabama highlights a more bizarre judicial precedent.

Supreme Court Justices Try To Balance Technology, Privacy, And The 4th Amendment

Today’s oral argument before the Supreme Court on the issue of police searches of cell phones and smartphones left much up in the air.

Donald Sterling: Sympathy for a Devil

I’m uneasy about a world in which a private conversation, illegally recorded, can be used in this fashion.

Obama’s Poll Numbers Dip Again, Time For Democrats To Worry

A grim new poll for the President and his Democratic allies.

Chase Closing Porn Star’s Bank Accounts

Chase is closing accounts because it doesn’t like the career their customers have chosen.

Supreme Court To Decide If Sarbanes-Oxley Applies To Fish

One of the cases that the Supreme Court accepted for review today presents a rather unique legal question:

A Democratic Lock On The Electoral College

The Democrats have a big advantage in the Electoral College, at least for now.

Supreme Court to Rule on Cellphone Searches

The Justice Department thinks police should be able to search the smart phones of anyone arrested for anything.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Mitt Romney 2016: The Third Time’s The Charm?

Romney 2016? Anything’s possible, but probably not.

The Government-Liberty Connection: Hobbes

An ongoing set of considerations on the relationship between liberty and government.

Are Tea Party PACs Scamming Their Donors?

Purity for profit on display.

A New Gilded Age?

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century is making quite a splash.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The I Am The Captain Of The Farm Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Vatican Set For First Ever Canonization Of Two Popes, With Two Popes Attending

On Sunday, it’s the Day Of Four Popes.

Eyewitness Testimony: Don’t Believe Your Eyes

Contrary to popular belief, eyewitness testimony is often quite unreliable.

The Government-Liberty Connection: Looking to the Founding Documents

The “Founders” founded a government and the “Framers” were framing the basic structure thereof. This should be obvious.

The Basics of Federal Land Ownership in Two Maps

How did the west become part of the US?

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