January 3, 2011
Old stuff is hard to understand

Some background: Washington Post wonder boy/blogger Ezra Klein went on MSNBC last week and said the constitution was hard to understand. Yes, to answer your question: any idiot can get a job at the Post. What followed was this bit of explanation from Don Surber, who’s far too intelligent to get labeled a “wonk” on […]

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January 3, 2011
Schwarzenegger’s shame

On his last day in office, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger abused the power of his office one last time to reward a political crony and undermine justice. On his final night in office, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reduced the prison sentence of the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, Esteban Nunez, who had pleaded guilty […]

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Supreme Court: “The Second Amendment is not a second class right. States can’t use subjective criteria when issuing carry permits.”
California: “But what if we added in illegal viewpoint discrimination, and violated the First Amendment at the same time?”
https://reason.com/volokh/2022/06/26/state-attorney-general-suggests-considering-applicants-ideological-viewpoints-in-denying-carry-licenses/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

I respect Noah and his deep research acumen a lot, which is why I am surprised that he was unaware of this

The whole "we need to be as enlightened and lefty as Europe" case falls apart on this issue (and many other issues where U.S. progressives are well left of Europe). https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1540971418136956929

Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦 @Noahpinion

Wow. Today I learned that Europe has more restrictive abortion laws than most of the U.S. did up until this week. https://twitter.com/luckyvers_/status/1540967052650762246

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