In my Forbes column last week, I discussed the mandatory minimum sentences that inspired the protest in Burns, Oregon, attended by the men now occupying buildings at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Last Thursday I appeared on the Ron Paul Liberty Report to discuss the same subject, the broader problems with mandatory minimums, and the law enforcement response to the occupation. You can watch that interview below.
1,051 Crack Sentence Reductions Illustrate Painful Progress Toward a Less Mindlessly Punitive Justice System
Texas Has Hundreds of Thousands of Coronavirus Carriers. The Governor Is Worried About 'Hundreds' of COVID-Positive Migrants.
Greg Abbott's fear is hard to take seriously, but it jibes with hoary stereotypes about immigrants.
The cultural views of elite white liberals are not popular with many minorities.
We can justifiably hope for normalcy by Independence Day.
A SWAT Team Destroyed This Innocent Woman's House While Chasing a Fugitive. The City Refuses To Pay for Damages.
"I've lost everything," says Vicki Baker.
The rest of us are out of luck.