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Obligatory SOTU post

“Did you know that the State of the Union Address and Dark Side of the Moon synch up perfectly?”

– Jon Stewart

What a buzz kill that would be.

Economics and the Drug War

One last push for the laptop

I’ve been working on the new laptop fund for awhile, and I’d like to thank all the wonderful folks who have chipped in. I’ve raised a significant amount toward the cost from some incredibly generous donations from readers. I’m getting an educational discount and I’m taking advantage of a promotion that ends January 30 that […]

Small steps

This shouldn’t be a very remarkable bill, but it is in a way. The Utah House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee voted 7-1 to reduce drug-free zones from 1,000 feet to 500 feet and to remove places such as parking plazas.

Ideally, the revised zones will restore the focus on protecting the children in […]