Monday, December 28th, 2009
David Boaz points to two surprisingly strong editorials in the Washington Post with libertarian themes, one on problems with the criminal justice system, and one on the Obama administration’s troublingly expansive view of human rights (and its rather casual treatment of actual human rights).
Bruce Schneier: “Only one carry on? No electronics for the first hour of flight? I wish that, just once, some terrorist would try something that you can only foil by upgrading the passengers to first class and giving them free drinks.”
The top ten Top 10 lists of 2009.
This is a positive development.
Gay rights, leftist groups in D.C. fight other gay rights, leftist groups in D.C. over right of anti-gay rights groups to take out ads on the city’s Metro trains. Good on the pro-speech folks.
Zero tolerance strikes again.
Federal judge won’t toss the obscenity charges against John Stagliano. I think his attorney is right. This is a good chance to bring Miller v. California into the Internet age. “Community standards” means something quite a bit different now than it did then.
This smug op-ed by the guy wrongly arrested in the Snowball Fight Heard ‘Round the World is almost enough to make me support the gun-waving cop.
I can’t believe people still make these kinds of arguments. What a vapid waste of electrons.