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The NLRB shot down James Damore’s suit against Google. The inimitable Scott Greenfield responds. (This is not the end for Damore’s case.)
From FEE: Hillbilly Elegy and the primacy of personal responsibility.
New antidote for the snowflake age: “The Case for the Self-Driven Child.” (Here’s the Amazon link to the new book.)
Idaho is moving ahead with plans to offer Obamacare-defying insurance plans.
ICE’s top lawyer in Seattle has been using his position to steal immigrants’ identities.
She was denied a job (or a reasonable accommodation) because of her religion. Now she’s suing.
When you want to know how many people are fleeing an area (in this case, San Francisco and Silicon Valley), check out the U-Haul rates.
With the help of creatively greedy lawyers, some California towns are criminalizing nuisance code violations — and trying to squeeze big bux out of people who don’t have the money.
Hey, knee-jerking bigots: Sessions is actually right about something for a change. The office of sheriff is from the Anglo-American legal tradition
Take responsibility. Find purpose. Live longer.
The taxman tools up for the blockchain.
Are you ready to have your drivers license replaced by a cellphone app? (H/T ML)
Biometrics for cops. After years of overtime abuse Baltimore cops will have to clock in and out with their fingerprints. (No mention of what they’re going to do about all those other abuses like planting guns and drugs. H/T MJR)
The Berlin Wall. It has now been down as long as it was up.
What was that they were saying about FEMA’s disaster response having improved since the Katrina catastrophe? Well, yeah, I guess delivering 50,000 meals out of a contracted 30 million is … something.
Don’t even bother trying the “too irrational to be a terrorist” defense.
Seems this teacher never learned either the Bill of Rights, school district policy, or elementary human interaction during her education.
Who’s behind the Trump dossier that the FBI relied on? Oh, this gets so thick and deep I can’t even go there. But it does help explain why the left — which has always rightly distrusted the FBI — is suddenly in love with its historic nemesis. (H/T DBH)
The social justice pecksniffs (and he even calls them pecksniffs!) have censored a famous pre-Raphaelite painting, while pretending it’s not censorship.
Are we getting closer to a cancer vaccine?
Fedgov wants to control next-gen wifi in the name of “safety.” Yeah, we know how that turns out.
I never had any idea there were such things as Formula One “grid girls.” Now they’re losing their jobs (because feminism) and they’re not taking it lightly.
She asked for help with postpartum depression. The nurse called the cops instead. (Slate’s take on this is different than yours or mine might be.)
If Bezos and Buffett “lift the veil” on health-care prices, insurers are in trouble.
Bruce Schneier on Section 702 reauthorization and federal “freedom” to snoop on you.
Yikes. Hawaii. You actually kept this delusional emergency worker on the job despite 10 years of complaints and reprimands? Lawsuits incoming …
Yet another case of research stating the obvious. Yet in an interesting way. You really are “on the same wavelength” as your friends.
LaVoy Finicum’s widow is suing the FBI and Oregon state police. Big time.
“Your papers, please!” The all-American version.
You’ve probably heard that Ursula K. LeGuin died this week. Here’s some wisdom from her on that strange subject known as “spare time” and the even stranger subjects of creative work and life.