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Former Atlanta woman sues APD over camera seizure

A former Atlanta woman filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Atlanta Police Department, contending an officer illegally seized her camera after she took pictures of officers kicking a man who was handcuffed and lying on the ground.

Scalia: Federal Drug Laws Were a Mistake

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia isn't a supporter of legalizing drugs. But he does believe that passing federal laws against them has done harm to the U.S. government. “It was a great mistake to put routine drug offenses into the federal courts,”

Should Politicians Wear Uniforms Like NASCAR Racers?

I call on artists to make Nascar jerseys for all of the D.C. politicians, Democrats and Republicans alike, who are – with a few exceptions – bought and paid for. For example, Obama has raised more money from Wall Street than anyone else.

Steve Jobs and the Beautification of Capitalism

The day that Steve Jobs resigned from Apple, hosannas for his life's work and accomplishments erupted (and rightly) from every corner of the earth (or the blogosphere, in any case). He was universally hailed as a genius. He was praised for changing and upgrading our lives in so many ways. He was treated as an…

Secret panel can put Americans on “kill list’

(Reuters) – American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials. There is no public record of the operations or decisions of the panel, which is a subset of the White House's…