Alex Rodriguez's career—and Hall of Fame hopes—died for somebody's sins, but not his, writes Nick Gillespie. No, the Yankee slugger is simply the latest fall guy for our society's infantile belief in sports as an imaginary zone somehow separate and apart from the real world, a sort of grown-ups' version of Chuck E. Cheese's (you know, the place "where a kid can be a kid"). Or, more precisely, where an adult can think like a kid.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
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Recent data from Minneapolis show an increase in shooting crimes but not other crimes, the same pattern as in Chicago in 2016. The likely reason is a reduction in police street stops, just as in Chicago in 2016.