I love the comic Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis. I also love our system of justice in which cases of negligence or neglect of duty are punishable by fines and lawsuits. But there’s definitely something to Sunday’s cartoon about the explosion of safety extremism as a reaction to torts, so I thought I’d share. (You can click on the image to make it larger):
Whether someone is remembered as a patriot or a domestic terrorist usually is determined by who wins the war.
Last week was the deadline for filing federal income taxes, a cause for mourning unless you’re one of those lucky few U.S. corporations that pays no income tax. But the rest of us had to pony up.
If you didn’t know why the Nevada Republican Party’s plan to issue pre-primary endorsements was controversial before, it’s easier to understand when you glance at the final list of party-approved candidates.
So, now what?
If there’s one inescapable conclusion to Review-Journal reporter Jane Ann Morrison’s excellent story last Sunday, it’s this: We’ve got to stop electing judges.
Republicans were outraged in 2009, after President Barack Obama said companies that took bailout money “can’t go take a trip to Las Vegas or go down to the Super Bowl on the taxpayer’s dime.”
Finally, Nevada is climbing to the top of a good list!