The War on Drugs has Failed

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Let’s face it: The War on Drugs has Failed. For decades the government has spent untold billions or trillions of dollars on law enforcement and mass incarceration of people who are only destroying their own lives. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t think people should be using PCP, cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy or any other currently […]

Twitter ignorance

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Perhaps the best thing about journalism’s embrace of the Twitter platform hasn’t been near-instantaneous breaking news reporting or the ability for the hoi polloi to interact directly on occasion with reporters, but to reveal the sometimes astounding levels of ignorance that the media “elite” have about everyday items. During the Ferguson protests, a Huffington Post […]

Liberals and guns

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The mass-murder last week by a Christian-hating nutjob at Umpqua Community College is tragic. The liberal response, however, is predictable. President Obama came out before the bodies had a chance to cool and called for more gun regulations. As it so often turns out none of the standard boilerplate “commonsense” solutions from the left would […]