Anyone who understands the power of a fully informed jury knows that this is one of the most effective checks on government power and unjust laws. But sometimes jurors are not informed of what the penalties will be until they’ve handed down a guilty verdict. That needs to change.
If you’ve read the Hunger Game book series, you may be starting to recognize some parallels between the dystopian world of Katniss Everdeen and our own. Jen Maffessanti points out 5 ways the Hunger Games dystopia has happened in real life.
One of the toughest things about sorting fact from fiction regarding Covid is the tendency of those in authority to wildly exaggerate or spin statistics to fit their preferred narrative. Issues & Insights does a great job of deconstructing the latest “fact” about our hospitals being overwhelmed by the unvaccinated.
Nicki Minaj is probably best known for having some of the filthiest song lyrics around. I’m one of many who is mildly surprised to find that she’s also becoming an unlikely hero for free speech and freedom of association. Matt Keener has an interesting take on the latest controversy surrounding the pop star and her willingness to push back against the woke.