When it comes to serious, lasting budget constraints, our leaders in Washington have the escape talents of Houdini. The ominous approach of the fiscal cliff put Democrats in a position to extract a lot more revenue and Republicans to force real spending cuts. Yet as Steve Chapman observes, that prospect drove the two sides to agree that the only reasonable option was neither.
Fourth Amendment advocates win big in Lange v. California.
"I didn't think it was a big deal," says Kim Blalock. "My son is perfectly fine."
Once again, it shows just how hard it is to hold bad officers accountable.
A social media struggle in the New Hampshire L.P. fractured a state party and triggered a national meltdown.
A Study Finds That Crash Injuries in 5 States Rose After They Legalized Marijuana Use but Not After They Allowed Marijuana Sales
Adding to the puzzle, another study from the same organization found "no increased crash risk" associated with cannabis consumption.