The difference between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping is that Donald cannot command companies doing business with the NFL to stop doing so until every football player who has kneeled during the national anthem publicly apologize for “offending the American people.” China can.
The view that social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are corroding our public discourse has become increasingly accepted wisdom, the starting point for a debate rather than the debate itself.
On at least some platforms, all speech should be free. The more that is blocked, the less we learn.
The Sanders plan would clear the path for any authoritarian to dictate whatever he defines as “real journalism.”
Ideology almost perfectly predicts the position of criminologists on issues from gun control to capital punishment to harsh sentencing.
Every excessive rule repealed is a step in the right direction: toward freedom.
Abortion-rights advocates should not cede the terms “pro-life” and “right to life” to the anti-abortionists. It is a woman’s right to her life that gives her the right to terminate her pregnancy.
The term “socialized medicine” is never used. Instead we hear demands for “universal,” “mandatory,” “single-payer,” and/or “comprehensive” systems.
Today’s level of lawlessness and insecurity in many black communities is a relatively new phenomenon. In the 1950s, ’40s, ’30s and earlier times, people didn’t bar their windows.