September 29, 2022 5:01 am
“Liberal, Female and Minority: America’s New Gun Owners Aren’t Who You Think”
From CNN (David Culver & Jason Kravarik) Tuesday: Several times a week you can hear gunfire echoing from Brandi Joseph’s scenic Southern California property. A licensed firearms instructor and dealer, Joseph decided to open Fortune Firearms in December to serve a growing and rapidly changing clientele. “There is a huge uptick in female owners,” Joseph…
September 29, 2022 4:00 am
American Elections Are a Mess, and They Always Have Been
The long, weird history of partisan electoral shenanigans
September 29, 2022 4:00 am
Today in Supreme Court History: September 29, 2005
9/29/2005: Chief Justice Roberts takes oath.
September 29, 2022 3:30 am
Photo: The TSA’s Liquid Haul
The TSA at Syracuse Hancock International Airport showed off their loot of confiscated items over a three-day period.
September 29, 2022 3:00 am
Should Libertarians Root for the Abolition of Police and Prisons?
Libertarians have some common ground with the abolitionists—but if they insist on anti-capitalism as a litmus test, abolitionists will find themselves isolated and marginalized.
September 29, 2022 1:00 am
Brickbat: That Smell
Ayana Hanzawa, who teaches at a city-run elementary school in Fujimi, Japan, has been charged with suspicion of forcible obstruction of business. Police said she mixed bleach into a curry that was to be served to students in her class. No one ate any of the curry because the child in charge of serving it…
September 28, 2022 4:59 pm
YouTube Says Giorgia Meloni Video Was Removed in Error, Restores It After Inquiry
“Upon careful review, we determined this video is not violative of our Community Guidelines and have reinstated it,” said a YouTube spokesperson.
September 28, 2022 2:11 pm
1st Amendment Protects Activist Recordings of Factory Farms, Rules Federal Judge
While animal-rights activists still risk trespassing charges, the state of Iowa cannot make it illegal to record while trespassing on private property.
September 28, 2022 1:45 pm
A Parodist Asks SCOTUS To Let Him Sue the Cops Who Arrested Him for Making Fun of Them
The 6th Circuit ruled that qualified immunity prevented Anthony Novak from vindicating his First Amendment rights.
September 28, 2022 12:16 pm
Russ Roberts: Why Economists Suck at Explaining Life
The EconTalk host and Wild Problems author talks about the limits of cost-benefit analyses.
September 28, 2022 11:44 am
How Should Libertarians Think About Ron DeSantis?
Reason‘s Zach Weissmueller and the New York Post‘s Karol Markowicz talk about life under the most controversial governor in America.
September 28, 2022 11:35 am
Ford Rolls Out Gas-Guzzlers To Fund Its Green Energy Ambitions
While that might seem backward, even the most worthwhile green energy goals will require some level of trade-off if they are to be achieved.
September 28, 2022 11:00 am
IRS Sent $1.1 Billion in Child Welfare Payments to the Wrong People
Possibly the federal government’s most efficient pandemic spending effort.