Officers Larry and Cass spotted a bum sleeping on the street, and decided to have some fun. They kicked him awake. Frightened, he tried to ward off the blows. They beat him with their batons. "Halt! Leave that man alone." Larry and Cass turned to face the voice. They bristled, shifted batons to their off… Continue reading Bum Finds Place To Crash
Events in Baltimore bring attention, once again, to a serious problem in America: police brutality. I have written and spoken about this topic for more than thirty years. It's a tough topic for many people, for many reasons. We're just starting to document, to count, to reveal how serious the problem is. I hardly know… Continue reading Decriminalization, Transparency, Accountability.
Frédéric Bastiat wrote La Loi (The Law) in 1850, detailing how the law had been perverted from the protection of life, liberty, and property, to the practice of spoliation or legalized plunder. No society can exist if respect for the law does not prevail to some degree, but the surest means of ensuring that laws… Continue reading To Be Respected, Law Must Be Respectable.