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 2021-05-31 08:00 

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Brickbat: Here Comes the Judge...

The Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission has charged Jefferson County Circuit Judge Nakita Blocton with multiple violations of judicial ethics. The commission said Blocton delayed ruling on cases involving "disfavored" attorneys and that she has be...

 2021-05-30 10:00 

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'Hero Pay' for Grocery Workers Is Terrible for Grocery Workers...

Laws which mandate big wage increases for workers during the pandemic are leaving store closures in their wake....

 2021-05-29 12:30 

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Utah Second State To Adopt Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations Law...

Will home cooking become the new dining out?...

 2021-05-29 10:16 

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There's Nothing Modern About MMT...

Similar measures have been tried before, right here in America, and they have worked. But that's actually not good news for MMT fans today....

 2021-05-29 10:00 

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Photo: Fun With Frozen Ferrets...

Elizabeth Ann, a black-footed ferret, was cloned from cells of another ferret that were cryopreserved at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's Frozen Zoo....

 2021-05-28 21:40 

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Gas Prices Were Lower Last Year Because Last Year Was Really, Really Awful...

And Trump is taking full credit....

 2021-05-28 21:22 

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Why Would Republicans Want a Credible, Nonpartisan Investigation of the Capitol Riot?...

From Mitch McConnell's perspective, an independent commission can only mean trouble....

 2021-05-28 20:45 

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The FBI Took Their Safe Deposit Box and Everything Inside It. Two Months Later, They're Still Waiting for It To Be Returned....

"When you've done nothing wrong, you shouldn't be subjected to an investigation," says Paul Snitko, whose box was seized in a March 22 FBI raid of a Beverly Hills business....

 2021-05-28 20:25 

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Baton Rouge Cops Will Not Face Disciplinary Charges for Strip-Searching a Minor in Public...

The announcement comes days after an exclusive report from Reason attracted national attention to the case....

 2021-05-28 19:25 

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Amtrak Wants $75 Billion To Create More Money-Losing Routes...

The company's 15-year "Corridor Vision" also asks Congress for the power to sue private railroads that don't prioritize its passenger trains....

 2021-05-28 18:55 

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Do Democrats Realize They Need Republican Support To Legalize Marijuana?...

The MORE Act, which was reintroduced today, is full of contentious provisions that go far beyond repealing federal prohibition....

 2021-05-28 18:00 

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Tech Groups Sue To Stop Ron DeSantis' Assault on Online Free Speech...

"The Act is so rife with fundamental infirmities that it appears to have been enacted without any regard for the Constitution," the lawsuit reads....

 2021-05-28 17:22 

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10 Cops Got Qualified Immunity After Holding a Shackled Man Facedown Until He Died...

The Supreme Court will soon announce if it'll consider an appeal....

 2021-05-28 17:00 

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Lisey's Story: Bad Stephen King Book Gets Terrible Apple TV Adaptation...

Talented actors like Julianne Moore, Joan Allen go to waste...

 2021-05-28 16:15 

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Vote Bear...

There's a bear in the woods. Let's put him in office....

 2021-05-28 14:40 

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More Individualism Means More Altruism...

"There may be no inherent conflict between doing well and doing good"....

 2021-05-28 14:00 

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Ron DeSantis Threatens To Capsize Cruise Ship Industry if They Require Vaccinations...

Plus: Poll finds belief in QAnon conspiracy theory high, bill would nix double-taxing of teleworkers, and more......

 2021-05-28 13:19 

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Senate Republicans Released a $928 Billion Infrastructure Plan. Biden Says It Still Doesn't Spend Enough....

For the president, the spending is the point....

 2021-05-28 12:00 

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California's Costly Experiment With Online Community College Is a Textbook Example of Government Failure...

This should be a lesson for anyone who thinks the government should run health care, child care, and just about anything else....

 2021-05-28 11:30 

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Review: A Quiet Place Part II...

Come on, feel the noise....

 2021-05-28 11:00 

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Ideas Aren't Enough—Freedom Needs Good Stories...

Good stories introduce people to liberty long before they think about policy....

 2021-05-28 10:00 

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Liftoff...

If the book has a main character, it's the Falcon 1 rocket....

 2021-05-28 08:00 

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Brickbat: This Sounds Familiar...

William Jennette was arrested on charges of public intoxication, indecent exposure and resisting arrest and booked into the Marshall County, Tennessee, jail, where he reportedly began hallucinating. When he started banging his fists on the door of his cel...

 2021-05-27 20:50 

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The White House Offers More Money, Less Detail on Its Idea for 'YIMBY Grants'...

The Biden administration wants to give $5 billion to jurisdictions that deregulate their housing markets....

 2021-05-27 20:30 

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Plexiglass Barriers Are Everywhere, but They're Probably Useless...

There's a good chance they haven't been preventing the spread of COVID, and they might even be counterproductive....

 2021-05-27 19:30 

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Joe Biden's $6 Trillion Budget Proposal Will Hike Spending, Keep Deficits Near Record Highs...

In Biden's plan, the government would consume a historically large share of the economy—and those taxes still wouldn't be enough to pay for everything...

 2021-05-27 19:05 

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Why Didn't California's 'Red Flag' Law Stop the San Jose Shooter?...

Even when states authorize gun confiscation orders, identifying would-be mass shooters is a daunting challenge....

 2021-05-27 17:44 

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3 Myths About American Decline...

Politicians and the media are telling bogus stories about falling fertility rates, rising inequality, and lack of economic mobility....

 2021-05-27 16:38 

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Charter-Hating Democrats Now Relying on Charter Schools To Service Families Reluctant To Go Back Into School Buildings...

The one-size-fits-all approach to monopolistic K-12 instruction continues to repel even as COVID-19 recedes....

 2021-05-27 15:40 

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America's Semiconductor Industry Doesn't Need $52 Billion in New Subsidies To Stay Ahead of China...

Industrial policy is the wrong answer to a problem that mostly doesn't exist....

 2021-05-27 14:00 

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Study: Mask Mandates Didn't Help Slow Spread of COVID-19...

Plus: ACLU and Planned Parenthood sue over Arkansas abortion ban, heartland states see fastest growth in foreign-born residents, and more......

 2021-05-27 11:00 

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The Latest #NeverTrump Bug To Splat on the Windshield of MAGA?...

Anti-Trump Republicans have yet to win an intra-party fight. And launching third parties are for marathoners, not sprinters....

 2021-05-27 10:00 

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An $86 Billion Moral Hazard...

Nestled in the $1.9 trillion emergency spending bill passed in March was a bailout for unions' private pension funds....

 2021-05-27 08:00 

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Brickbat: Tough Lesson...

A Fremont, Colorado, school bus driver has been charged with harassment, assault causing injury and child abuse after slapping a 10-year-old student on his bus for having her mask down beneath her nose. Video shows the driver pull the girl's mask up a...

 2021-05-27 04:01 

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Expanding the Child Tax Credit Will Do Very Little To Help the Poor. Here's Why....

No country gets out of poverty through redistribution of income....

 2021-05-26 21:46 

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Freddie deBoer: Let's Kill the 'Cult of Smart' and Legacy Media...

A third-generation Marxist critiques the contemporary left and discusses what progressives and libertarians might have in common....

 2021-05-26 19:10 

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The Fear That Abolishing Qualified Immunity Would Expose Cops to Ruinous Personal Liability Is a Big Fat Red Herring...

A study of civil rights cases found that "police officers are virtually always indemnified" by their employers....

 2021-05-26 18:50 

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Phoenix Authorities Used 'ACAB' Slogan To Designate Protesters as a Gang...

Umbrellas, black clothing, and chanting "all cops are bastards" signal criminal street gang membership, prosecutors said....

 2021-05-26 18:20 

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Classes Canceled as Lawmakers Cut Boise State Budget Over Diversity Course Kerfuffle...

The university abruptly shut down dozens of classes over an unfounded claim that a white student was taunted....

 2021-05-26 16:58 

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D.C.'s Attorney General Is Suing Amazon To Force It To Feature Worse Deals...

A new antitrust suit targets third-party seller agreements....

 2021-05-26 16:35 

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See the FBI Dig Through an Innocent Woman's Safe Deposit Box...

In a lawsuit, attorneys for the box's owner allege that federal agents conducted an illegal search that may have resulted in the loss of some valuable gold coins....

 2021-05-26 16:10 

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An Epidemiologist Confirms That the CDC Director Misrepresented Her Study of Outdoor COVID-19 Transmission...

A co-author of the article that Rochelle Walensky cited says outdoor settings probably account for "substantially less than 1 percent" of infections....

 2021-05-26 13:32 

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Teen Cigarette Smoking Went Up Following Flavored Tobacco Ban...

Plus: Debate over critical race theory bans, Oklahoma City takes on major occupational licensing reform, and more......

 2021-05-26 11:00 

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Medicare for All Is Bad Medicine...

A better prescription would be to get government entirely out of health care....

 2021-05-26 10:10 

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A Town in New Jersey Tried To Seize This Property To Block a Housing Development, Which Has Still Not Been Built...

If politicians want lower housing prices, they need to let people build more housing....

 2021-05-26 08:00 

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Brickbat: Stirring Things Up...

Sussex, England, police officer Steven Green has been given a formal final warning for misconduct after telling a female member of the department's staff that he stirred her tea with his penis. Green also barged in on the woman as she showered and att...

 2021-05-26 04:01 

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Do Anti-BDS Laws Restrict Speech?...

The line between commercial decisions and advocacy is not as clear as opponents of anti-Israel boycotts suggest....

 2021-05-25 21:10 

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Baton Rouge Cops Strip-Searched a Minor During a Traffic Stop and Entered a Family's Home Without a Warrant. The City Just Settled for $35,000....

The case is an indictment on just how hard it is to get accountability when the government violates your rights....

 2021-05-25 19:55 

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Minnesota Threatens To Fine This Engineer for Calling Himself an Engineer...

Charles Marohn called himself an engineer in speeches and articles while his license was temporarily expired. The First Amendment protects his right to do that....

 2021-05-25 16:15 

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A 135-Year-Old Maritime Law Is Stopping Cruise Ships From Returning to Alaska...

President Biden signed a bill Monday that temporarily waives the regulation. Why not just repeal the law?...

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