No, Rachel Maddow Didn’t Commit a Felony

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Well, at least Geraldo’s off the hook now. Rachel Maddow promised a scoop and delivered a flop. She Tweeted: “BREAKING: We’ve got Trump’s tax returns.” Droves of angry anti-Trump viewers tuned in, pitchforks in hand, prepared to storm the White House and pillory the President for what must surely have been an impeachable—ney, treasonous—offense. What she produced instead was a …

Jordan’s Law Would Discourage Lawful Video Recordings

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California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh (D-Encino) has introduced a bill making it illegal to conspire to video record a violent felony. Simply stated, this law would—like the preexisting laws discussed below—incriminate the cameraman if he and the attacker were acting in cahoots, and it would also enhance the attacker’s sentence. This bill—introduced as AB 1542 and referred to as Jordan’s Law—is …

Anti-Speech Movement on the March at Orange Coast College

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Watching college professors bully conservative students over their political beliefs is one of my pet peeves, going back to my days as a College Republican. Watching college administrators punish a conservative student for blowing a whistle on a bullying professor is absolutely perverse. As we all know by now, that is exactly what occurred last week at Orange Coast College …

…for the Times, They Are a-Changin’

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Inauguration Day is finally upon us after a presidential cycle that seemed to drag on until Congress certified the Electoral College vote last month and made the unthinkable inevitable: Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. As regular readers are aware, I never supported Donald Trump’s candidacy and chose to vote for Gary Johnson. However, my …