A Justice Department report critical of the Baltimore police missed the point. So did those who praised and faulted it. [Credit: NY Post]
The Department of Justice report
on Baltimore police practices has prompted predictable reactions from Left and Right.
The report confirmed suspicions on the Left that police unconstitutionally harassed African-American males. From the Right came reflexive defenses of the police.
Both have a point. And both miss the point. As does the report itself. Continue reading
The choice between welfare and work is not always an easy one, according to a new study by the Cato Institute. (Credit: LA Times)
(NOTE: This post was updated on September 23 to incorporate the government’s newly-released poverty rate data.)
If forced to choose between a full-time job that paid $24.40 per hour and enrolling in a package of government benefits that paid a comparable amount, which would you choose? Continue reading