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When members of Baltimore County's tactical unit burst into a Reisterstown home this summer, they were looking for potentially armed suspects in the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy. But in the chaos of the raid, Officer Carlos Artson shot and killed...
Guest columnistHaving just celebrated another Fourth of July holiday, it’s critical that we grasp how important an educated citizenry is to maintaining our nation’s independence. I’m certain that America itself would not have happened without...
By tradition, the player selected last in the National Football League's annual draft is designated "Mr. Irrelevant" because he is so unlikely to play a significant role in the game. But in Washington, there can be more than one Mr. (or Ms.) Irrelevant....
Los Angeles TimesPolice are monitoring Americans’ cellphone use at a staggering rate, according to new information released in a congressional inquiry. In letters released by Rep.Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), cellphone companies described seeing a huge uptick in...
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96. Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
Laws are like fine nets, catching the common fish even as the biggest push their way through. Or so you might think on learning of how federal prosecutors keep nabbing small and medium-size businesspeople who violate an obscure law relating to bank...
Walter Olson of Washington's militant Cato Institute is correct in implying laws should never be designed to injure innocent people ("A small business trap," May 30). Yet, the absolving of anyone responsible for ignoring, regularly at least, a federal tax...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
ReutersWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....
Change of SubjectAn array of sources on the subject of marijuana decriminalization. As always, feel free to add to this list in the comment thread. Marijuana Decriminalization & Its Impact on Use (an assortment of links to studies from the National Organization......
FloriDUHBarnard W. Cato III fled the scene of an accident after his car crashed into another vehicle and newspaper boxes at about 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, reports The Gainesville Sun. The 29-year-old Gainesville man ran towards a nearby Walmart where he was found...
Tags: Alachua County, Gainesville
I knew Ed Crane just slightly in 1977, when he helped found the Cato Institute. I had only modest expectations. A serious, influential libertarian think tank was a doubtful idea back then. But Crane and those around him have made it a reality. And while...
Tags: Think Tanks, Politics, Government, David Koch
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