After experiencing the apparently lonely "cultural revelation" that the Department of Homeland Security is doing a bang-up job ("sure they don't do everything right, but they work their asses off and take all kinds of shit from the press and the pundits and just keep their heads down and do the job they said they would do"), former media critic Steven Brill is launching "a company with key players in the homeland security industry that will offer a private, voluntary, biometrically secure identification card providing access to a fast line at entrances to airports, office buildings, train terminals, arenas, and other security bottlenecks across the United States." Like much of what the journalist/entrepreneur proposes, it certainly sounds interesting. (Link via Romenesko)
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
This is bending the Lanham Act until it nearly breaks
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.