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Why Leaders Overreact

“It’s easy to second-guess decision makers when you don’t have to live with the consequences of the decision. These decisions are not something you get to do over again if you turn out to be wrong.” Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck, hours after it

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Rand Paul Tries To Increase Regulation Targeting Victims of Persecution

With the introduction of S. Amdt. 2899, Rand Paul has shown himself to be well within the fearmongering mainstream of the Republican Party. Senator Paul is happy to join in the ranting and raving against refugees pursued by politicians like Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Donald Trump, because he’s seen that making refugees into objects of fear has been a successful strategy of self-promotion for his opponents.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?