Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 54)

  • “Crackas With Attitude”

    North Carolinians in the news! The Hill reports that: Andrew Otto Boggs of North Wilkesboro, 22, and Justin Gray Liverman, 24, allegedly operated with the group “Crackas With Attitude.” At least three other people are being investigated in the United Kingdom for involvement in the hacking.
    Jon Guze, September 9, 2016
  • “When it comes to beating the climate change drum, Sen. Ed Markey is the Energizer Bunny.”

    So says David Wojick in a recent post at Judith Curry’s Climate etc. blog: As a Congressman, Rep. Markey was Chairman of the now defunct House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming from 2007 to 2011. This time he is drumming on the education front. Markey…
    Jon Guze, September 8, 2016
  • Whose Lives Matter in Chicago?

    An unsettling post at the American Interest looks at Chicago’s shocking murder stats and comes to some provocative conclusions: Over Labor Day weekend, Chicago saw its 500th murder, making 2016 the city’s “deadliest year in two decades.” But just as stunning as the city’s high and rising rate of violent…
    Jon Guze, September 6, 2016
  • In Case You Missed It

    Last week the Wall Street Journal posted an opinion piece by Andy Koenig, in which the policy adivsor for Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce complained that: The [Obama] administration’s multiyear campaign against the banking industry has quietly steered money to organizations and politicians who are working to…
    Jon Guze, September 6, 2016
  • “We would be outraged if laws prevented some people from marrying. We should be similarly enraged by these laws.”

    That’s a line from a Labor Day blog post by John McGinnis. After noting that : Sigmund Freud was not right about everything, but he was certainly correct that love and work are the necessary conditions of a satisfied life. While modern America has cleared out obstacles to…
    Jon Guze, September 6, 2016
  • Safe Spaces at Duke

    The Chronicle reports that: As the University of Chicago takes a stand against “safe spaces” on campus, the Sanford School of Public Policy is embracing the concept…. During the past year, the Sanford Committee on Diversity and Inclusion has been working on setting up a…
    Jon Guze, September 3, 2016
  • More “Flat-out Tyranny” by NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    At City Journal, Myron Magnet reports that:  A handful of state attorneys general, including New York’s ever-officious Eric Schneiderman, has sued Exxon Mobil Corp. to force hugely expensive disclosure of its climate research over the last decade, in what most observers agree is a campaign to chill…
    Jon Guze, September 1, 2016
  • Regulations are “Economic Conspiracies”

    That’s the premise of a typically hard-hitting column by Walter Williams that recently appeared in the Casper Star Tribune: The president of the NAACP’s St. Louis chapter, Adolphus Pruitt, has petitioned a circuit court judge to reject the St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission’s conspiratorial call to issue a temporary…
    Jon Guze, September 1, 2016