It’s true, the SEC got knocked down a peg in 2016. And for good reason. All but one team in the conference lost at least four games for the first time in history, and Alabama lost to a better team in the College Football Playoff National Championship.
A new Cato analysis tracks the failure of economic protectionism through American trade policy history. Scott Lincicome writes: American economic nationalism has risen in recent years, both fueling and fueled by President Donald Trump’s election.
Art Briles hasn’t coached since he was fired from Baylor. Former Baylor coach Art Briles is taking on a bit of an informal advisory role with Florida Atlantic. Briles’ son and former offensive coordinator Kendal Briles is the offensive coordinator at FAU under head coach Lane Kiffin.
A federal judge in Indiana issued a sharp rebuke to civil forfeiture abuse on Monday, ruling that the Indianapolis Metro Police Department may no longer hold vehicles for up to six months before deciding whether to file official forfeiture paperwork.
German police confiscated some 5,000 orange ecstasy tablets shaped like Donald Trump’s head last weekend. That’s over $45,000 worth of fun drugs that European nightclub-goers will not be enjoying this August. Sad! Read more…
Advocates of liberal society are a side in themselves, and the left-wing and right-wing thugs battling in the streets are nothing more than rival siblings from an illiberal family. J.D. Tuccille writes: “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides, President Trump commented August 12 after bloody and lethal violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. “On many sides.” He got a public tongue-lashing for his words.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed down an important computer search case Friday, United States v. Griffith . The case is about computer search warrants, and specifically whether they can authorize a seizure of all devices that investigators discover that might contain the evidence sought.