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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
Good Riddance!
By Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, September 29 2015
The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like a football team being first down and goal at the ten-yard line. You have a good chance of scoring a touchdown from there -- if you can get your act together. But you could also find yourself having to settle for a field goal. Or for a missed field goal. And of course you can also fumble the ball and have the other team grab it -- and run it all the way back across the field to score a touchdown against you.…
 
The 'Affordable Housing' Fraud
Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing," as among…
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Liberals Are Done Debating
Not always. Not everyone. But enough. This week, for example, while thinking about the pope's take on…
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"Bacha Bazi": Obama's Silence on Afghan Military's Child Rape
American soldiers are being punished for blowing the whistle on the systematic rape and enslavement of…
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Justice Breyer: American Judges Should Internationalize
Here's an odd, recurring and conspicuous contradiction.  The political left ceaselessly preens…
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Drug Price Controls Would Compound a Government-Made Problem
Price controls and caps are always a bad idea. So when a candidate for president of the United States…
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Another Cynical Democratic "Citizenship USA" Voter Drive
There's only one time when you can depend on the chronically backlogged, recklessly inefficient Department…
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'IStandWithAhmed' Hashtag Is Not About Authoritarian Bureaucrats; It's About Pretend Islamophobia
Earlier this month, a 13-year-old boy in Maryland faced an assault charge after authorities say he kissed…
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Obama's Legacy: America Plummets to 16th in New Global Economic Freedom Ranking
Presidential elections historically serve as inverse reactions to the outgoing occupant.  Even…
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Public Education and its Enemies
First of an occasional series. At the heart of every argument, squabble and fight over public education…
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Should We Fear an Inexperienced President?
A CBS News/New York Times poll released earlier this week contains an amazing statistic: More than half…
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Question of the Week   
Since its inception in 1861, how many Medal of Honor recipients have been women?
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"Freedom is never given; it is won."…[more]
 
 
—A. Philip Randolph, Civil Rights Activist and Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
— A. Philip Randolph, Civil Rights Activist and Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
 
Liberty Poll   

If Bernie Sanders debates Donald Trump before the California presidential primaries, who will be the biggest loser?