Banning plastic straws is more scam than science

see also Seattle becomes first major US city to ban plastic straws Seattle has officially become the first major US city to… Don’t sip the Kool-Aid: Banning plastic straws is no way to save the environment. Seattle just became the first US city to impose the trendy ban, and New York may soon follow suit, […]

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are reportedly dating

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are reportedly dating Getty Images Are Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger together? According to an Entertainment Tonight exclusive, published on Monday, July 2, 2018, the Avengers: Infinity War star and Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver’s daughter are “casually dating” following Pratt’s divorce from Anna Faris. “Katherine and Chris have been […]

Mexico is falling apart and other comments

Conservative: Mexico’s New Prez Is Not a Threat, But … Yes, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who won Mexico’s presidency Sunday in a landslide, is a “left-wing populist of the sort common to Latin America,” says John Daniel Davidson at The Federalist. But Amlo (as he’s commonly called) “finds himself in the seat of power in […]

Inside George and Cindy Anthony’s lives today

Inside George and Cindy Anthony’s lives today Getty Images Casey Anthony — the notorious woman who didn’t report her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony, as missing for a staggering 31 days in 2008 — was acquitted of murdering the toddler in 2011. Many Americans were shocked by the verdict, considering there was a lot of circumstantial […]

When politics pits kids against parents

How does the government balance the interests of parents and children? How should it? I argued in a column last month that the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from parents at the southern border is cruel and an offense against the inherent dignity of both. My Bloomberg Opinion colleague Tyler Cowen pointed out that […]