Remember: according to trial lawyers and their dog-washers, there is no such thing as defensive medicine.
I’m really starting to like Maggie McNeill’s blog on prostitution. Last week, she had a harrowing interview of a woman who endured horrific abuse. Today, she debunks the Dallas’ authorities self-congratulation on having stopped the non-existent wave of prostitution that didn’t hit the Super Bowl. Honestly, I think the biggest reason government exists is so that people can pat themselves on the back.
Things I like about Barack Obama: he waited until after the Americans had fled Libya to denounce the regime.
I always knew I hated corn ethanol, I just didn’t know how much.
The amazing Radley Balko has another dispatch on why mandatory minimum sentences are a bad idea.