Bureaucrats Keep Us Safe? The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty (2011-01-19). The State Vs. Feeding the Homeless (Cont'd) (Linked Wednesday 2011-01-19.)
The Hillary Revolution. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-01-18).
Brendan O'Neill makes a good point about Tunisia: Western governments...helped to keep Ben Ali in power for 23 years. Cheered as a loyal ally in Africa, a keen supporter of the ‘war on terror’, Tunisia under Ben Ali was backed by both Washington and Paris (the former colonial power). Ben...(Linked Wednesday 2011-01-19.)
Being Smart With Your Smartphone, Police Search Edition. Brian Doherty, Brian Doherty: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-01-19).
Ryan Radia of the Competitive Enterprise Institute has a thorough explanation over at Ars Technica of the current state of the law and technology when it comes to police searching your phones when they've arrested you. Some highlights: Last week, California's Supreme Court reached a controversial 5-2 decision in People v....(Linked Wednesday 2011-01-19.)
Why am I so mean? Stephen Smith, Market Urbanism (2011-01-17).
In the past week I’ve been asked twice why, essentially, I have to be so mean: Steven [sic!], I’m struck by how well you couple true insight with meaningless insults that undermine your credibility to those who don’t share your point of view. Stephen– I like your work here quite...(Linked Wednesday 2011-01-19.)
Sexting Prosecutor Wants Immunity. Radley Balko, Radley Balko: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-01-18).
You have to at least admire his chutzpah. The former Wisconsin district attorney who resigned amid a sexting scandal says he's immune from a lawsuit filed by a crime victim who claims she was sexually harassed by him. Ken Kratz says he was a public official at the time of...(Linked Wednesday 2011-01-19.)