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No More Color-coded Terror Alerts

This is a good change. The color-coded system probably had value at the start, when there were many reports of “chatter” about this or that attack and it was hard ...

The Political Sheriff

Let’s conduct a thought experiment.  Suppose Sheriff Dupnik had gone to the podium Saturday and said, “You know, hundreds of thousands of people violate the law in this county every ...

Re: The Arizona Injunction

The decision in U.S. v. Arizona finds several provisions of Arizona law preempted, mainly on the ground that they interfere with federal policy. It’s hard to be too critical of ...

Until Next Time

The Christmas Day attempt to bomb Northwest Airlines Flight 253 brought with it an especially unsettling aspect of déjà vu. Eight years earlier, there had been another transatlantic flight, another ...