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Liberal students attempted to shut down an event at the University of California-Berkeley earlier this month by resorting to one of the worst kinds of censorship tactics: mob violence. The event featured a discussion between notable people, including Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. Comment?
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a chemical found in the marijuana plant, and many people believe it has medicinal benefits. CBD has recently become readily available in states with medical marijuana laws-and now some companies are putting it in dog treats. Comment?
A remarkably interesting NPR interview with Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz by Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep explores the candidate's views on climate change. It becomes clear that Cruz chiefly questions the strength of the evidence for man-made climate change because he is worried about the policies that he believes acceptance of climate change implies. Comment?
Earlier this fall, the FBI released crime statistics for 2014, the latest year for which data are fully available. In terms of violent crime generally and homicide specifically, those numbers are unambiguously good, with massive reductions in crime rates over the past 20 years. Comment?
Warrantless raids, house arrests, limits on freedom of speech and assembly are just some of the measures used in the name of security. Expanded powers to immediately place under house arrest any person if there are "serious reasons to think their behaviour is a threat to security or public order". Comment?
Do poor people drive Tesla roadsters? Not exactly. The average household income of Tesla owners is just shy of $300,000 per year. Comment?
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