Tag Archive: Missouri

Missouri and Kansas Try To Make Poor People’s Choices For Them


Two new bills that would further regulate the use of welfare benefits gained headlines as the latest examples of paternalism masquerading as policy. Last week, the Kansas legislature passed a bill that would… Continue reading

State Formation, Plunder and Ferguson


The recently released Justice Department report on the Ferguson municipal government is a damning indictment of the systematic racism practiced by police officers, court officials and city administrators. Though some have deemed the… Continue reading

To Protect and Serve


America’s first modern police forces – publicly-supported bureaucracies with officers who were employees rather than community volunteers – emerged in large cities in the decades preceding the Civil War. The leading families of… Continue reading