Remember the dysfunctional locks at the Lewis Prison, government owned and operated, next time you encounter a screed about private prisons.
Monthly Archives: August 2019
The political hit job against Bill Montgomery
It can be argued that trial and bench experience is preferable. But claims that Montgomery isn’t qualified for the high court aren’t credible.
Arizona doesn’t need a free-range attorney general
Brnovich’s tuition lawsuit has merit. But the AG shouldn’t have free range to sue other state officials over policy disagreements.
What would a federal crime of domestic terrorism actually accomplish?
The federal criminal code shouldn’t be further laden to satisfy a desire to “do something” about mass shootings unless it would really do something about mass shootings.
Big business invites European-style regulation
The Business Roundtable issues a statement demoting the interests of shareholders. There are political consequences from that.
The fracturing consensus on immigration and welfare
The Trump’s administration’s expansion of the public charge ban on immigration wouldn’t do much. But the reaction to it is revealing.
Cops should more heavily patrol the social media beat
What mass shooters have in common is profound social alienation. There are places on the internet where such people gather.
Breaking up big tech won’t solve the problem
Give users control of their data, but otherwise leave big tech alone.
The Fed’s inconsistency and Libra’s promise
While a debate breaks out about limiting how the Fed manages monetary policy, Facebook proposes a competitive digital currency.
What the mass shooting blame game gets wrong
What mass shooters have in common is social alienation, not politics. The blame game obscures that.