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‘If Your Government Does It, That Doesn’t Make It Less of a Crime’ – Reason.com

You’re not likely to hear a lot of libertarian zingers at tonight’s second Democratic primary debate. Fortunately, California self-help author and chemical policy skeptic Marianne Williamson offered a slight respite from the statist rhetoric with a positively barn-burning condemnation of the Trump administration’s immigration policy. “If your government does it, that doesn’t make it less […]

Conservatives blast Roberts as turncoat

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ stance on citizenship in the 2020 census has frustrated many on the right. | Mark Humphrey/AP Photo legal In 5-4 decisions on federal rules and citizenship question, chief justice joins court liberals and frustrates the right. By JOSH GERSTEIN 06/27/2019 08:54 PM EDT Chief Justice John Roberts just keeps […]

Five Takeaways From the Border Aid Vote

The vote on Thursday — which almost had more Republican votes of support than Democratic — underscored how powerful the moderate members of the Democratic caucus can be when united with Republicans. A break appeared in the Democratic leadership. Ms. Pelosi’s closest lieutenants, Representatives Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the majority leader, and James E. Clyburn of […]

Actually, Joe Biden and the Obama Administration Deported More People Than Trump – Reason.com

2019-06-28 02:45:27 Here’s a fact that will annoy pretty much everyone involved in the debate over illegal immigration and the border: President Obama oversaw more deportations than President Donald Trump has overseen. It’s true. In 2012, the Obama administration kicked 419,384 people out of the United States, a single-year record that still stands, despite two years […]

Bank of America to cut ties with detention centers, private prisons

CLOSE Bank of America announced Wednesday that it would no longer finance operators of immigrant detention centers and private prisons. (Photo: 4kclips / Shutterstock.com) Bank of America announced Wednesday that it would no longer finance operators of immigrant detention centers and private prisons. The bank has decided to “exit the relationships” it has with companies that provide detention services […]

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police

Thirteen weeks after taking office, Pete Buttigieg fired South Bend’s popular African-American police chief. The episode threatened his standing with some black people in South Bend, a relationship that was further strained this month when a white police officer killed a black man there. The context Mr. Buttigieg fired Darryl Boykins, the police chief he […]