For a city that can't keep its own house in order, Richmond, Virginia, sure seems eager to make other people straighten up theirs. As A. Barton Hinkle explains, at the same time the city is embroiled in a disturbing scandal centering on the child-welfare arm of its Social Services department, Richmond officials have been handing out dubious violations for unlicensed porches and other sorts of petty bureaucratic nonsense. Don't those government officials have anything better to do with their time?
In one month, two sheriff's deputies in Florida have been arrested for fabricating drug evidence during traffic stops.
Lynchings are already illegal. But the law would give prosecutors more power—including what amounts to an expansion of the federal death penalty.
Medicare for All would cost far, far more than he says.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.