Ted Rall, leftwing racist, mocker of our fallen troops, surprise Cindy Sheehan antagonist, generally offensive asshole, and—the proudest title of all—moron, has taken abuse from most of the Reason staff (including this Reason staffer). So I have to admit I actually found this burlesque of Adam Smith pretty funny. Probably because the concept, which Rall clearly intends as a Swiftian Modest Proposal, strikes me as a pretty good idea.
Plus: Attacks on Saudi Arabia unlikely to raise U.S. oil prices
Woman Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Selling $31 of Marijuana Lands Back in Jail for Court Fees
Fines continued to pile up for almost a decade.
Comedy, meet cancel culture
"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.