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Future Man Is Gleefully Sophomoric, and That’s Part of the Charm

Future Man. Available now on Hulu. I am officially on record as complaining that television relies on time travel just a tad heavily. But then along comes Future Man, in which a mild-mannered and generally witless janitor has been selected by some tough bastards from …

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Colorado County Spent $88 a Day Jailing Defendants Who Couldn’t Pay $55 Fee

Jasmine Still, a 26-year-old woman with a newborn, spent 27 days in a Colorado jail after a judge approved her release on her own recognizance. Why? Still couldn’t pay the $55 “pre-trial services fee,” charged by El Paso County, so the county spent nearly $2,400 …

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Gamers Get Mocked in Time Travel Comedy Future Man: New at Reason

Seth Rogen has put together a new comedy for Hulu called Future Man. Would it surprise you at all that it is gleefully and unashamedly sophomoric? Probably not. Television critic Glenn Garvin takes a look: Once you know that Future Man is written and produced …

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Ban on Abortion Because of Down Syndrome Clears Ohio Legislature

Both houses of the Ohio General Assembly have approved making it illegal for women to get abortions because a fetus is found to have Down Syndrome. If the law, as expected, is approved by Republican Gov. John Kasich, Ohio will become the third state to …

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The Spurious Move to Stifle Speech on Campus Because it is ‘Dehumanizing’

Robert Spencer — the controversial author and founder of the blog Jihad Watch — spoke Tuesday at Stanford University at the invitation of the university’s College Republicans. The event proceeded relatively peacefully, with minimal disruption. But there were many who believed Stanford should never have …

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Dehumanizing Speech on Campus: New at Reason

Robert Spencer—the controversial author and founder of the blog Jihad Watch—spoke this week on the Stanford University campus, despite the open letter issued by acadmics and students contending Spencer’s views on Islam are “not debatable” because they are “fundamentally dehumanizing,” Samantha Harris writes. This has …

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Liberals’ Sudden Concern About Bill Clinton’s Behavior Is Cynical: New at Reason

The dynamics that led to Democrats protecting Bill Clinton from accusations of sexual assault and rape haven’t changed. David Harsanyi writes: A number of notable liberals have recently decided to start taking allegations of sexual assault against former President Bill Clinton seriously. Let’s just say …

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Legalize Medically-Assisted Sex: New at Reason

Nine out of 10 doctors agree sex is good for you, or at least better for you than smoking. But what happens if you have a disability that makes it difficult to engage in sex, or find a sexual partner in the first place? Enter …

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Legalize Medically-Assisted Sex

Nine out of 10 doctors agree sex is good for you, or at least better for you than smoking. But what happens if you have a disability that makes it difficult to engage in sex, or find a sexual partner in the first place? Enter …

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Thomas Massie on Tax Reform: “It’s highly likely that we pass whatever the Senate comes up with”

The House of Representatives Thursday afternoon passed its version of tax reform by a vote of 227-205. Of the 13 Republican no-votes, 12 were from the high-tax states of New York, New Jersey, and California, where millions of residents stand to suffer from the replacement …

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