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 2022-10-07 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 7, 1982...

10/7/1982: I.N.S. v. Chadha was argued....

 2022-10-07 10:30 

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Review: The AnCap Revolution Goes to Mexico in The Anarchists...

Activists were divided about whether to professionalize the political community or keep it ideologically pure. Sound familiar?...

 2022-10-07 10:00 

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Review: Antero Alli's Low-Budget Psychedelic Naturalism...

Tracer takes mind control to a new level....

 2022-10-07 08:00 

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Brickbat: Bad News...

A BBC journalist has been given a second sentence of three years of hard labor by a court in Myanmar for making contact with an outlawed pro-democracy group. Htet Htet Khine received her first three-year prison on Sept. 15 for violating a law barring inci...

 2022-10-06 22:25 

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New Survey Data Show Adolescent Vaping Remains Far Less Common Than It Was a Few Years Ago...

The CDC is still citing underage consumption as a reason to restrict adult access....

 2022-10-06 22:10 

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Biden's Marijuana Reforms Are Long Overdue but Will Have Just a Modest Impact...

The president's mass pardon does not extend to pot suppliers, and his rescheduling plans won't make marijuana a legal medicine....

 2022-10-06 21:24 

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Biden Is Still Seeking Potential Life Sentences for Distributing Weed, Even As He Pardons for Possession...

Pardoning possession offenders is nice. Taking his boot off the necks of cannabis sellers would be even better....

 2022-10-06 20:18 

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A California Law Designed To Protect Children's Digital Privacy Could Lead to Invasive Age Verification...

While the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act was hailed as a victory for digital privacy, critics warn of a litany of unintended consequences....

 2022-10-06 20:00 

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Sometimes the Conspiracy Theorists Might Have Something of a Point: The Konnech Controversy...

"District Attorney investigators found that in contradiction to the contract, information was stored on servers in the People's Republic of China."...

 2022-10-06 19:55 

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California A.G. Says Anaheim NIMBYs Can't Block Women's Group Home...

State officials have been warning Anaheim for decades that their regulations on transitional housing were illegal. The city's rejection of nonprofit Grandma's House of Hope's group home was the last straw....

 2022-10-06 19:31 

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Court Rejects Avas Flowers' Libel Claims...

"The allegedly defamatory nature of this statement is the implication that Plaintiff holds itself out as a local business when it is not. But truth is an affirmative defense to defamation under Delaware law, and the ... Declaration [submitted by Avas]...

 2022-10-06 18:15 

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Millions of PPP Loans Were Flagged as Potentially Fraudulent. Many Were Never Investigated....

A new report takes an illustrative look inside the Small Business Administration, which was clearly overwhelmed by the obligation to push unprecedented piles of money out the door quickly....

 2022-10-06 18:00 

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Undeterred by Past Failures, the Press Goes All in on 'Rainbow Fentanyl' Panic...

Even though no one's trying to give your kid rainbow fentanyl this Halloween, it hasn't stopped journalists from repeating the myth....

 2022-10-06 17:45 

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A Seattle Cop Gets Fired for Bad Tweets Instead of His Terrible Conduct...

An officer used an anonymous account to lash out at police protesters (and a Reason post). He was uncovered and fired....

 2022-10-06 17:15 

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An Officer Hogtied and Tased an Autistic Child. Why Is He Still Allowed To Work as a Cop?...

The Kansas credentialing body reprimanded the officer for using excessive force against a child, but stopped short of pulling his license....

 2022-10-06 16:59 

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N.Y. Concealed Carry Restrictions Cut Back, at Least Temporarily, by Court Order...

Antonyuk v. Hochul, decided today by Judge Glenn Suddaby (N.D.N.Y.), temporarily blocks the following provisions of the New York "Concealed Carry Improvement Act" as to the process for getting a license: the provisions contained in Section 1 of th...

 2022-10-06 16:57 

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Russia and the Global Green Energy Crisis: Live With Michael Shellenberger...

A conversation with the author of Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All about what the war in Ukraine means for the push for renewables....

 2022-10-06 16:20 

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Libel Lawsuit by Blackwater Funder Erik Prince Against The Intercept Rejected...

A federal court held that Prince was a public figure, and hadn't offered enough plausible allegations that the defendants knew the statements were false or likely false (the so-called "actual malice" showing)....

 2022-10-06 14:44 

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The Political Class Has Consistently Ignored Warnings of Fiscal Doom. Now Americans Are Paying the Price....

Warnings of inflation and rising interest rates have long been tied to high and rising debt levels....

 2022-10-06 13:53 

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Today's Physics News...

With the most interesting fact you'll hear today (or, perhaps, this year)....

 2022-10-06 13:46 

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Did Murders Rise in 2021? No One Knows....

Plus: Court says DACA is illegal, Colorado baker appeals gender transition cake ruling, and more......

 2022-10-06 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 6, 2010...

10/6/2010: Snyder v. Phelps is argued....

 2022-10-06 10:00 

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The FDA's Perverse Plan To Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Cap Nicotine Levels...

The FDA's nicotine restrictions will push consumers toward black-market suppliers, who are completely unconstrained by the FDA's regulations....

 2022-10-06 08:00 

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Brickbat: The Purge...

Someone manually deleted 191 text messages from the phone of then-Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan following the 2020 protests in response to the death of George Floyd. That's one finding from a forensic report included in a lawsuit filed by business owners...

 2022-10-06 07:00 

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Thursday Open Thread...

What's on your mind?...

 2022-10-06 04:01 

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Here's Why Biden Is Wrong About the Deficit...

His administration has expanded deficits by $400 billion more than expected, even before we count recent spending....

 2022-10-05 22:18 

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FIRE Podcast on Free Speech and the Texas Social Media Law...

The podcast is a debate between legal scholar Brad Smith and myself....

 2022-10-05 21:16 

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Tennessee Snail Darter No Longer a Threatened Species...

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service declares the little fish that almost stopped completion of the Tellico Dam ha recovered....

 2022-10-05 19:30 

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Chicago's Red Light Cameras Keep Fueling Corruption Scandals...

A state senator joins several local officials in federal indictments for taking bribes in exchange for contracts....

 2022-10-05 19:15 

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Is a War on Policing Increasing Crime? Q&A with Rafael Mangual...

In Criminal (In)Justice , the Manhattan Institute scholar argues that most reforms favored by social justice activists—and many libertarians—make life worse for communities of color....

 2022-10-05 19:15 

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Is a War on Policing Increasing Crime? Q&A with Rafael Mangual...

In Criminal (In)Justice , the Manhattan Institute scholar argues that most reforms favored by social justice activists—and many libertarians—make life worse for communities of color....

 2022-10-05 19:00 

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California's "CARE Court" Won't Help the Homeless...

It will just give the state more power to control those deemed mentally ill....

 2022-10-05 18:35 

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What the FBI's Mar-a-Lago Warrant Does—and Doesn't—Mean...

Even if a warrant wasn't the DOJ's only option, its choice to go this route doesn't signal—let alone prove—anything about the future of the probe....

 2022-10-05 17:45 

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New York Wind Project Drops Federal Funding To Avoid Federal Permitting Headaches...

The Port of Albany will forgo more than $29 million in federal funding for the delayed $300 million project....

 2022-10-05 16:00 

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Rockets, Feathers, and Rising Gasoline Prices...

Saudi Arabia snubs Biden by advocating OPEC cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day....

 2022-10-05 15:00 

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Mandatory Kindergarten Won't Be Coming to California...

Citing costs, California Gov. Gavin Newsom struck a victory for parental choice in education....

 2022-10-05 14:48 

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A Campus Pro-Life Group Faced Criticism. Now, It Demands That Its Detractors Be 'Reprimanded.'...

Students for Life at George Mason University claims that another student organization defamed the group by criticizing its event that compared abortion to slavery and segregation....

 2022-10-05 14:31 

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The Trump Mar-a-Lago Lawsuit...

And why it will fail....

 2022-10-05 14:28 

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District Court in Title IX Sexual Assault Case Rejects One-Sided Pseudonymity...

"Plaintiff has sought to avail herself of the protections of anonymity (without prior Court order), all the while single-handedly precluding the Named Defendant from the ability to avail himself of similar protections."...

 2022-10-05 14:15 

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Learning From People Who Vote with their Feet...

Washington Post columnist Keith Richburg explains how foot voting patterns are a strong indicator of the relative appeal of governments....

 2022-10-05 13:30 

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New Biden Weapons Package for Ukraine 'Increases the Danger of a Direct Military Clash,' Says Russian Ambassador...

Plus: Musk's Twitter purchase may be back on, global deflation may be looming, and more......

 2022-10-05 12:18 

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Elon Musk Buying Twitter Is Not the End of the World...

Regular people are not so terminally online....

 2022-10-05 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 5, 1953...

10/5/1953: Chief Justice Earl Warren takes the oath....

 2022-10-05 08:00 

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Brickbat: Standards of Care...

Richard Alexander Turner, an athletic trainer at Los Angeles high schools, has been charged with 18 counts of rape, among other charges. Local prosecutors said he assaulted at least 10 girls dating back to 2017. His alleged victims were all students recei...

 2022-10-05 04:30 

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Here's What the Media Get Wrong About Hurricanes...

No, a big storm does not require big government....

 2022-10-05 04:01 

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Mocking the Police Is Not a Crime...

A First Amendment case prompts The Onion to explain how parody works....

 2022-10-04 22:02 

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The Sackett Oral Argument and the Problem of Defining "Waters of the United States"...

The jsutices wrestled with the problem of identifying a clear, coherent, and administrable definition to constrain federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act....

 2022-10-04 21:35 

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Dolores Kopel...

Remembering a pioneering Colorado lawyer and activist...

 2022-10-04 21:15 

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A Jury Acquitted Them of Various Charges. They Served Prison Time for Them Anyway....

The Supreme Court may soon consider if acquitted conduct sentencing is illegal....

 2022-10-04 21:00 

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Herschel Walker's Campaign Shows Why Third-Party Candidates Are Important...

Republicans turned off by Walker at least have a third option, but for House races in Georgia, state law makes it extremely difficult for third-party candidates to get on the ballot....

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