Federal Stimulus of Disrespect for Fourth Amendment

Chicago’s new policy, that is useless security theater against terrorism, but reduces the impact of the Fourth Amendment, is the result of Federal stimulus. You don’t even need to dig for the sources of this news summary from Newser.com. The entire training program to make the Fourth Amendment less relevant to the populace can be seen in all its glory. Chicago police will screen the bags of passengers getting on the city’s CTA trains in what the department calls a “proactive, protective measure,” Read more […]

In L.A., Even the Buses Are Racist

I actually like taking the bus in Los Angeles whenever it’s not too hot. It’s cheaper, it’s more relaxing, it gives me time to read, plus you get a little incidental exercise walking to and from the bus stop. Little did I realize I was supporting a racist system. At least, that seems to be the implication being made in a recent L.A. Weekly issue, which featured an article titled “Why Don’t White People in L.A. Take the Bus?” (The L.A. Weekly is one of those strange niche publications whose Read more […]