Last Week's Top 5 Hits at


These were the most popular columns at last week:

"Police Officers Don't Check Their Civil Rights at the Station House Door": Three law enforcement officials defend the arrest of citizens who record on-duty cops, by Radley Balko (8/9)

Confronting Washington's Job Killers: How costly and unnecessary regulations cripple the American economy, by Jon Basil Utley (8/13)

Invasion of the Invasive Species! Local biodiversity is increasing, by Ronald Bailey (8/10)

Why Buy the Cow? Legal weed, jokes about communists, and the perils of purchasing your own milk maker, by Katherine Mangu-Ward (8/13)

Overreaching on Gay Marriage: Voters should decide the future of same-sex marriage–not federal judges, by Steve Chapman (8/9)