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Police Union Fights To Keep The Names Of Officers Who Shoot Civilians Secret

By Sam P.K. Collins For Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey, increasing transparency within the nation’s oldest and fourth largest police municipality and holding its officers accountable to residents may be easier said than done. Hours after Ramsey announced the rollout of a new policy that mandates the public disclosure of officers in police-involved shootings, Lodge […]

U.N. Human Rights Council Votes To Adopt Gaza War Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt a report on last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict. Source: U.N. Human Rights Council Votes To Adopt Gaza War Report

Medicaid, Obamacare, and Bootleggers

By Arnold Kling The abstract of a paper by Amy Finkelstein, Nathaniel Hendren, and Erzo F.P. Luttmer reads, We develop a set of frameworks for valuing Medicaid and apply them to welfare analysis of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, a Medicaid expansion for low-income, uninsured adults that occurred via random assignment. Our baseline estimates of […]

Huckabee Takes Same-Sex Marriage Opposition To Logical Conclusion, Criticizes Love As Too ‘Emotional’

By Judd Legum On the issue of same-sex marriage, presidential candidate Mike Huckabee now finds himself on the outside looking in. Same-sex marriage is now available in all 50 states and supported by 60 percent of Americans. The rising support for marriage equality is often attributed to a basic belief that people should be able […]

Iran Beefs Up Radar System After Israel Warns of Possible Military Action

Iran says it has deployed a new domestically built long-range radar system, signaling a strengthening of its air defenses as it holds what may be the final days of talks on a nuclear deal with world powers. Source: Iran Beefs Up Radar System After Israel Warns of Possible Military Action

Man Who Admitted To Plot To Massacre Muslims Set Free, Judge Not Convinced He’s A ‘True Threat’

By Judd Legum Robert Rankin Doggart, a former candidate for Congress, admitted in federal court to “plotting the annihilation” of a village in New York that is home to many Muslims. Doggart’s plans included “burning down a school, a mosque and a cafeteria,” according to the criminal complaint. “We’re gonna be carrying an M4 with […]

Neo-Nazis Protest ‘Jewification of Great Britain’ — Jews Protest Right Back

A neo-Nazi rally held in central London was dwarfed by a large counter-demonstration staged by Jewish and anti-racism groups. Source: Neo-Nazis Protest ‘Jewification of Great Britain’ — Jews Protest Right Back

Israeli Cabinet Reverses Conversion Reform To Please Ultra-Orthodox

Israel’s Cabinet reversed regulations reforming conversion policy that were passed by the previous government. Source: Israeli Cabinet Reverses Conversion Reform To Please Ultra-Orthodox

Meet the Top 11 Jewish Sellout Artists

There’s a long tradition of artists shilling for product to make ends meet. Some of America’s greatest Jewish songwriters have shilled with the best of them — starting with Lou Reed. Source: Meet the Top 11 Jewish Sellout Artists

Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

GLEN, N.H. (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and “huge amounts of government information,” and of trying to “hack into everything that doesn’t move in America.” Source: Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

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