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The law and the jungle

The advocate

I'm having one of those "I agree with this, but . . ." moments:

Jorge Ramos is an immigration activist posing as a reporter.

Public nuisance

Officials in a lot of towns would like to stick it to Walmart. One Indiana mayor has found a creative way to do it:

Going to pot

Marijuana is one of the issues on which the Republican presidential contenders are going against the tide of public opinion. Although some of the candidates are flexible when it comes to medical marijuana, each of the candidates opposes full legalization. In a recent survey, 53 percent of Americans said they support legalization, compared with 44 percent who were opposed:

Witless in Seattle

Seattle is at it again:

 The Seattle City Council this week unanimously approved a “gun violence tax” and a measure to require reporting of lost or stolen firearms.

I do or die

A judge's creative sentencing results in a marriage I'm betting want be a happy ever after one:

Really out of the shadows

Sanctuary cities are bad enough. Now we have this:

Huntington Park became the first city in California to appoint two undocumented immigrants as commissioners on city advisory boards, a lawmaker confirms.

It's not just the tone

Two senior Planned Parenthood officials were caught on undercover videos calmly talking about "crushing" the fetuses of late-term abortions to get their body parts and finding "less crunchy ways" to perform abortions while preserving salable fetal tissue. Kirsten Powers isn't exactly a rightwing fanatic, so her views on the ensuing controversy do not come from blindly following conservative orthodoxy:

Back to balance?

Dealer's choice

Drop that gun, gramps

Just because you get a little paranoid about them coming for your guns that doesn't mean they won't be coming for your guns.