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Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) is often touted as “the next Ron Paul.” Endorsed by the Republican Liberty Caucus and Young Americans for Liberty, the 33-year-old Amash has made waves by explaining all of his votes on social media, a practice he began during his single term as a Michigan state legislator. Show More Summary
Count the overwrought responses to this incident. Enloe High School in Raleigh, N.C., called police out due o what appears to be a water balloon fight (overwrought response number one). Police arrested seven of the students (overwrought response...Show More Summary
To paraprhase John Lennon, "Drug War is Over (If You Want It)." But even as a majority of Americans believe pot should be reated like booze and beer, Colorado and Washington state move forward with full legalization, and Illinois prepares...Show More Summary
Last Friday I noted that the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, which shrank the penalty gap between the snorted and smoked forms of cocaine, does not apply retroactively. Later that same day, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit said hat...Show More Summary
Three members of the California Innocence Project are walking 600 miles from San Diego to Sacramento to draw attention to the “California 12”—a dozen inmates in California jails for whom there is powerful evidence of innocence. Brian...Show More Summary
As this demonstrates, once government undertakes to tax income, it acquires even more power through its authority to define “income,” “taxable income,” subsidiary terms, and the rules of exemption. There is no escape, writes Sheldon Richman, from arbitrariness and caprice. View this article.
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For a half-hour beginning at 4:30 pm eastern time, I will be part of the "braintrust" panel on MSNBC talking about the various government scandals swirling around Washington.
IRS management has painted a picture of misguided underlings who acted “inappropriately” by writing up watch lists, targeting conservative agencies, and stalling their applications for tax-exempt status. But as M.D. Kittle reports, the scandal is far bigger than just that. View this article.
On May 8, I appeared on Fox News' Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld to alk about President Obama's pitch to college grads that they should trust the government more, what 3D-printed guns mean for centralized power, whether Facebook is creating a generation of psychotics, and much more. Show More Summary
We know the feds are perfectly capable of losing track of terrorism suspects. With competence an open question, how legit are their other terrorism busts, such as that of a Russian-speaking truck driver in Idaho? And, while the fedsShow More Summary
In case you were wondering what’s happening in New London, Connecticut, proud home to the nation's most famous dump, the answer is still a whole lot of nothing. In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed New London officials to seize an...Show More Summary
The IRS scandal around targeting tax-status applications for Tea Party groups is centered around the actions of he Cincinnati branch office. So what's local news saying? Here's a report from the local Fox 19 station. What about those...Show More Summary
If you've ever dreamed of flying in space - and have about $95,000 in mad money stashed away - you've got a ticket to ride. On May 16, Reason's Brian Doherty talked with XCOR co-founder Doug Jones about the future of spaceflight in...Show More Summary
If you've ever dreamed of soaring to the stars, liftoff may be coming sooner than you think. Just ask XCOR's Chief Test Engineer Doug Jones, who has designed a commercial suborbital spaceship that can fly up to four times a day, six days a week - sort of like an airplane. Show More Summary
Laws meant to crack down on farm whistleblowers, commonly referred to as “ag gag” laws, have been drawing fire around the country from various quarters—from animal rights activists to free speech advocates. Detractors often refer toShow More Summary