Category: freedom

  • Christmas Wrapup

    “I can’t go through because I have the equivalent of a pacemaker in me,” she said. Hirschkind said because of the device in her body, she was led to a female TSA employee and three Austin police officers. She says she was told she was going to be patted down. “I turned to the police […]

  • Blawg Review #284

    In recognition of the 40th anniversary of her October 4, 1970 death, this edition of Blawg Review is dedicated to Texas*-born blues wailer Janis Joplin. If freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose, where in America would we look for free people?

  • Wrong, Wrong, and . . . RIght?

    Young Shawn Matlock, Ft. Worth criminal-defense lawyer, writes here about his “conservative” (in American politics, code for “in favor of big government unless it gores my ox”) political views. Not to pick on Shawn, but here are some highlights of his goodnatured post: Do I think, in general, Bennett’s person convicted of trafficking 400 grams […]