To appease angry voters, Roman emperors gave away or subsidized olive oil, salt, and pork. People lined up to get free stuff. Rome's government, much like ours, wasn't good at making sure subsidies flowed only to the poor. As inflation increased, Rome, much like the U.S. under President Nixon, imposed wage and price controls. When people objected, Emperor Diocletian denounced their "greed," saying, "Shared humanity urges us to set a limit." John Stossel asks, "Doesn't that sound like today's anti-capitalist politicians?"
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
"Although California's guidelines place restrictions on places of worship," Roberts wrote, "those restrictions appear consistent with the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment."
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.