Protecting American workers by destroying American jobs

In yet another case of labor protectionism, Republicans are sponsoring a bill to force farmers to e-verify the immigration status of their workers: The bill was proposed by Representative Lamar Smith, a Texas Republican who is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. It would require farmers — who have long relied on a labor […]

How the government helps drug cartels, Part 947

Ostensibly good (from a prohibitionist’s perspective, of course)… Ventura County Sheriff’s officials announced Monday they had found the largest single seizure of marijuana plants in their jurisdiction from an outdoor grow operation in the Pine Mountain area of Los Padres National Forest. Nearly 68,500 pot plants valued at $205.46 million were eradicated after the discovery last […]