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Singer, Eddington: The War on Opioids: Digital dystopia edition

By Jeffrey A. Singer and Patrick G. Eddington | Undeterred by the harm created by its futile war on opioids, government may next turn to a new technology that uses artificial intelligence to monitor patients while they sleep, to make sure they use their pain killers the way the government wants. This would form a good basis […]

Shapiro: DACA ruling is bad judging on top of bad lawyering; good for Dreamers, but makes immigration reform harder

By Ilya Shapiro | The Supreme Court ruling on DACA is bad judging on top of bad lawyering that has good short‐ erm practical effects, but makes policy reform harder in the longer term. The technical reason for blocking DACA rescission—that the administration didn’t jump through the proper hoops—is debatable, and I think Justice Kavanaugh’s dissent […]

Elder: 10 takeaways from the anti-police brutality protests

By Larry Elder | No. 10: CNN’s Chris Cuomo believes people have a right to engage in violence. About the anti-police protests, some violent, CNN’s Chris Cuomo said, “And, please, show me where it says that protests are supposed to be polite and peaceful.” It’s called the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Congress shall […]

Williams: Now what?

By Walter E. Williams | No decent person can support George Floyd’s mistreatment, or the mistreatment of anyone else, at the hands of police officers with the sworn duty to uphold the law. The Minneapolis authorities moved quickly, and Derek Chauvin was fired from the Minneapolis police department, placed under arrest and charged with second-degree […]

Jenkins: Recall Dunleavy should tell us who is paying

By Paul Jenkins | A journalist friend facing officialdom’s stone walls often would quote newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer: “There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.” Pulitzer could have added “there is […]

Brennan: Changing names of bases

By Tom Brennan | When the news broke that activists were trying to take the name of Confederate generals off military bases my first reaction was, “Good grief.” After all, the generals were honorable men who fought the good fight in a divisive war, the American Civil War. They were on the losing side, thank […]

Bandow: How we miss Ronald Reagan, America’s optimistic advocate of freedom

By Doug Bandow | On June 5, 2004, Ronald Wilson Reagan died. Had he never been elected president he still would have been content with his full life. He survived an alcoholic father, saved scores of lives as a lifeguard, demonstrated his mental agility and wit as a baseball announcer, served as a union president, battled communist infiltration […]

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