A few weeks ago, Glenn Reynolds wrote an op-ed for the NY Times on mandatory gun ownership ("mandatory" here is more like localities encouraging gun ownership than forcing a rifle into someone's hands and dragging them to drill duty). It was a provocative piece, but his related academic paper is even more interesting. It explores the relationship between communitarianism and militias, and argues that the former ought to be more tolerant—or even embracing—of the latter. Reynolds and co-autnor Brannon Denning provide some really interesting historical context to unite the two seemingly opposing traditions.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.