Wendy McElroy: A supremely political animal, Hoover occupied high office for nearly 50 years, during which he was instrumental in laying the foundation for a national security state.
Chauncey Bowers: The effect of abortion on crime is an example of an unintended consequence. Not all unintended consequences are bad.
Wendy McElroy: Why is it difficult to prosecute police officers for criminal misconduct even when the abuse is severe and unequivocal?
Fourth Amendment: A tidy defender of the NSA’s Orwellian programs, Feinstein went on the attack against Snowden from the outset.
Lt Gov Gavin Newsom boldly offered a blistering critique of the criminal justice system and the willingness of too many in California to simply abide by the status quo
It is absurdly ironic that Chairman Darrell Issa’s committee is technically identified as one devoted to government reform.
New York Times vs Sullivan: Is denying a Bar license to a man because he fabricated magazine articles really what we mean by Justice for All?
Mike Males: When it comes to young people, Obama should remain unforgiven for not even trying to address their critical issues.
Jordan Davis Murder Mistrial: “Stand Your Ground” is just the latest iteration of anti-social legislation against black males.
Senseless Killings: Only tiny fractions of any race or age conform to the worst stereotypes of their demographic group.
Alabama Abortion Bill: Alabama politicians are upfront about their goal of this package of legislation is to end abortion altogether.
Even as we learned that Michael Dunn gunned down an unarmed teenager and jurors were confused about whether this was 1st degree murder.
Child Prostitution: The silence toward domestic violence victimizing children warps the entire discussion of what we call “youth problems.”