Republican Sen. Mike Lee is co-sponsoring a bill that would ban online gambling throughout the country, instead of letting each state decide whether to allow Internet-assisted poker. And poker isn't the only subject that turns Republicans into advocates of a meddling, overweening federal government—pot also brings out their inner centralizers. These contradictions illustrate one reason the GOP seems destined for permanent minority status, writes Jacob Sullum. Too many of its members are unprincipled killjoys who do not understand that federalism requires tolerance of diversity.
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After eight years, Tyson Timbs finally gets to keep his Land Rover—once and for all.
Over 24 Cops Raided the Wrong Address and Wrecked an Elderly Man's Home. They All Got Qualified Immunity.
There will be no justice for Onree Norris.
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"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?