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EPA’s Unprecedented Power Grab by Mario Loyola. To reorganize and establish oversight of the banking sector, the Obama administration had to get Congress to pass Dodd-Frank. To reorganize and regulate the nation’s health-care industry, it needed Congress to enact Obamacare. […]


CJ reviews Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.


The Seductive Allure of Neuroscience Explanations by Simon Oxenham. As regular readers will be well aware, much of what I’ve covered on this blog has been about the use and abuse of the prefix “neuro” to mislead. You don’t have […]


145 Intellectuals Agree: Dead Cartoonists Aren’t Worthy of Free-Speech Award if Their Murderers Come From a Disadvantaged Minority by Matt Welch. Charlie Hebdo‚Äôs posthumous critics pen an authoritarian anti-speech manifesto. More at Reason.

Modern Sin

Modern Sin: Holding On to Your Belief by Charlotte Allen. Trying to put florists, bakers and others out of work for unapproved ideas about marriage. More at the WSJ.