Ferguson, and the Overextension of Police Power

Let me preface this post with my usual comments whenever I discuss police power and its potential abuses: The vast majority of police officers serve honorably. They have a hard and oftentimes dangerous job, and we should be grateful for the fact that they are brave and tough enough to do it.That having been written, …

Peter Ludlow Misunderstands Original Public Meaning

Read this interview, and take a gander especially at the following: . . . most conversations take place between individuals with different levels of power, and there is often a presumption that we should defer to the lexical semantics of the person in power – whether that be a teacher or a politician or a billionaire. …

Barack Obama Would Like to Thanks All of the Little People

He just won a prestigious award, after all. Actually, come to think of it, the award is not so prestigious, but it is an award, and the president did win it, so I guess that counts for something. In other Obamacare news, we have the following observation from Megan McArdle: Day by day, the administration …