Mickey Kaus confesses that he, too, was worried about the temptation to jump to his death from New York University's Bobst Library, and argues that certain architectural wonders need anti-jumper retrofitting. Meanwhile in The New Yorker, Tad Friend has a very interesting article about Golden Gate Bridge suicides and survivors, and the various unsuccessful attempts to make the government erect a safety fence or net. I'm sure there's a metaphor there somewhere.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
"Controlled choice" is supposed to fix inequality in New York public schools. It might make everything worse.
Pending restrictions on vaping products in Michigan and New York are based on an alarmingly broad understanding of the executive branch's "public health" authority.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.