America’s Prison Culture Destroying Our Future

We’re literally choosing locking up drug offenders over investing in our children.

Nikki Haley Cleared By IRS, No Longer Under Investigation

Reports that Nikki Haley might be indicted stemming from a tax fraud investigation are not true.

Politics, Hubris, And The Questionable Constitutionality Of ObamaCare

This week’s hearings in the Supreme Court caught many proponents of the Affordable Care Act off guard.

Soldier Reprimanded For Ron Paul Endorsement

A Reserve Specialist who endorsed Ron Paul’s presidential candidacy in uniform will only be reprimanded, not court martialed.

Why I Love The First Amendment

An lesson from the United Kingdom in the importance of protecting freedom of speech.

Scott Rasmussen Decides To Poll “Is George Zimmerman Guilty of Murder?”

Speaking of trials in the court of public opinion……

Nike Sues Reebok Over Tebow Jerseys

Reebok is rushing to sell Tim Tebow merchandise before its NFL rights expire. Nike is crying Foul.

ObamaCare At The Supreme Court, Day Three (Part One): Is The Entire PPACA Doomed?

This morning, the Justices pondered the fate of the PPACA if they strike down the individual mandate.

An Object Lesson In Why You Shouldn’t Rush To Judgment In The Trayvon Martin Case

A news report today provides an excellent lesson in why all the rushing to judgment in the Martin/Zimmerman case is a mistake.

ObamaCare At The Supreme Court, Day Two: The Mandate Under The Microscope

It seems to have been a rough day for the individual mandate at the Supreme Court.

ObamaCare Mandate Limiting Principle

The Solicitor General was unprepared to answer the most predictable question on the ObamaCare insurance mandate.

A Moderate Dissent on the Question of Judgment and the Martin Shooting

While I do not support a rush to legal judgment or mob justice, I see no problem in forming opinions.

George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin, And Rushing To Judgment

It’s time to let the legal system do its job.

ObamaCare At The Supreme Court, Day One: Is The Mandate A Tax, Or Not?

By the end of today’s first day of hearings on the Affordable Care Act, the Justices seem eager to take the consider the case on the merits.

ObamaCare Goes Before The Supreme Court: A Preview

Starting tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court dives into the most significant case that has been before it in many years.

Controversy Erupts Over Employer Requests For Facebook Passwords

Like it or not, what you do online will be of interest to someone looking to hire you.

Jeb Bush on the “Stand Your Ground” Self-Defense Law

Looking also at Zimmerman’s 911 call and who pursued whom.

Newt, the Trayvon Martin Shooting, and Race

Solutions come from understanding, not denial or political posturing

Message from Samuel L. Jackson to George Zimmerman

Roger Ebert and I don’t agree on much, from politics to movies. But share a fondness for Samuel L. Jackson and a contempt for George Zimmerman.

Trayvon Martin Shooter George Zimmerman Dreamed of Being a Cop

My armchair pop psychology on George Zimmerman, the man who gunned down innocent black teenager Trayvon Martin, appears on target.

Law Firm Fires 14 For Wearing Orange

When I saw the YahooNews headline “Law firm fires 14 employees for wearing orange shirts,” I naturally presumed it had something to do with St. Patrick’s Day. As it turns out, it’s even dumber than that.

Murder or Self-Defense: Florida Case Raises Questions

George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin met on the night of February 27th. Martin died, and a firestorm has erupted.

Hate Crimes And The Rutgers SpyCam Case

Dharun Ravi was convicted of bias intimidation toward Tyler Clementi. It’s not at all clear that he should have been.

What Can’t The Government Mandate?

What are the limits on government power?

They’re Making Me Defend Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh may be a jerk, but he has a right to be a jerk.

Eric Holder: Yes, We Can Kill American Citizens Without Trial

Attorney General Eric Holder offered a somewhat alarming defense of the Administration’s policy on targeted killings.

The Junior Mints Are Too Damn High!

Movie theater snacks are expensive. This is not cause for a lawsuit.

Santorum Would Try To Nullify All Existing Gay Marriages

Rick Santorum wants to nullify nearly 200,000 marriages.

Citizens United Not The Problem

Billionaires have been free to donate as much money as they want to activist groups since the dawn of the Republic.

Federal Judge Forwards Racist Joke about the President to Friends, Press Eventually Gets a Copy

E-mail forward raises serious questions about judge’s judgment .

Federal Appeals Court: Fifth Amendment Protects Suspect From Having To Decrypt Hard Drive

An important vindication of the right against self-incrimination.

Another Step In The Right Direction On Marriage Equality

Another Federal Court rules in favor of marriage equality, and the biggest news is how unsurprising the outcome of the case is.

Stolen Valor Act and the Supreme Court

Why should lying about having served in combat or been awarded a medal for valor should be legally different from lying about athletic prowess in high school, the number of sexual partners you’ve had, or the size of one’s sex organs?

Virginia’s Foolish Personhood Law

Virginia has become the latest battleground for advocates of laws that define life as being at conception.

How Conservatives Have Moved The Goalposts On Same-Sex Marriage

When it comes to same-sex marriage, the right is fighting a losing battle.

Proposed Virginia Law Will Force Women To Undergo Invasive Ultrasound Examinations

A bill likely to become law in Virginia will require all women seeking abortions to undergo an invasive ultrasound examination.

Federal Appeals Court Holds California Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A victory for proponents of same-sex marriage today in the Ninth Circuit.

Georgia Judge: “Barack Obama Is A Natural Born Citizen”

The Birthers have suffered yet another totally predictable loss in Court.

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