“In the story, C. August Dupin reads about the murder of a mother and daughter in a Paris street. The police are baffled and Dupin decides to offer his services. He finds a hair at the crime scene that he realizes does not belong to a human and, eventually, he pieces together enough evidence to solve the case.
“The story is narrated not by Dupin but by his slightly less competent sidekick — just as [....]
The failure to pass a budget to move Maryland forward is bad enough, but the Republican reaction is even worse. When Republicans in Annapolis learned that the inaction by the Maryland General Assembly would result in more than $500 million in cuts to p…
For 12 years, the group has sponsored this event, which asks college, high school and middle school students to take a day-long vow of silence to peaceably “protest the discrimination and harassment – in effect, silencing – experienced” by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
The event “ exploits anti-bullying sentiment to silence people who oppose homosexuality based on morality,” counters the Capitol Resource Institute, a Sacramento-based organization that says it defends “conservative moral beliefs.”
Parents should keep their children at home on April 20, the resource institute [....]
By Dan Aiello
After postponing a hearing for a week to ensure he had the votes needed, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano appeared before his own Assembly Committee on Public Safety to successfully shepherd AB 2312, the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Control A…
Leftists don’t like the policies ALEC promotes, so they are using intimidation tactics to shut it down. It’s that simple. They are within their rights to do this, but let’s at least recognize that it flows not from any problem with how ALEC operates, but from the most transparent political motives.
UPDATE, 4:21 p.m.: Karen Bennett said she wasn’t aware of last year’s late tax payments. “My husband was in charge of paying them last year,” she said. “I guess it really wouldn’t surprise me any.” UPDATE, 4:15 p.m.: Mike Peden, … Continue reading →
By Nathan Tucker “[This case] reveals an ugly truth: America’s cowboy capitalism was long ago disarmed by a democratic process increasingly dominated by powerful groups with economic interests antithetical to competitors and consumers. And the courts, from which the victims of burdensome regulation sought protection, have been negotiating the terms of surrender since the 1930s.” [...]