The Taking: How the federal government abused its power to seize property for a border fence

What I am reading: Lee este artículo en español aquí . BROWNSVILLE — The land agents started working the border between Texas and Mexico in the spring of 2007. Sometimes they were…, The Taking: How the federal government abused its power to seize property for a border fence, https://www.texastribune.org/2017/12/14/border-land-grab-government-abused-power-seize-property-fence/?utm_campaign=trib-social&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=5546948015, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Year in Falling Apart | Hazlitt

What I am reading: I spent most mornings this year failing to construct new ways to tell Americans it shouldn’t be this easy for white men to kill them. Not that the evidence is…, The Year in Falling Apart | Hazlitt, https://hazlitt.net/feature/year-falling-apart, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Governors and Federal Agencies Are Blocking Nearly 1,300 Accounts on Facebook and Twitter — ProPublica

What I am reading: Amanda Farber still doesn’t know why Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan blocked her from his Facebook group. A resident of Bethesda and full-time parent and volunteer,…, Governors and Federal Agencies Are Blocking Nearly 1,300 Accounts on Facebook and Twitter — ProPublica, https://www.propublica.org/article/governors-and-federal-agencies-are-blocking-accounts-on-facebook-and-twitter, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

What Does It Mean to Be a Competent Lawyer? – SOLO in COLO

What I am reading: By Doug Striker Let’s say you’re looking for a lawyer to handle a rather complicated family matter. A friend recommends a lawyer whom he says is a legal genius,…, What Does It Mean to Be a Competent Lawyer? – SOLO in COLO, http://soloincolo.com/mean-competent-lawyer, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

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Why we should learn German | John le Carré

What I am reading: John le Carré in 2000. He began learning German aged 13.Photograph: Jane Bown for the Observer I began learning German at the age of 13, and I’m still trying to…, Why we should learn German | John le Carré, http://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/jul/02/why-we-should-learn-german-john-le-carre, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

This ‘Tenacious Underdog’ Won His First Supreme Court Case. Now He’s Back.

What I am reading: Fane Lozman, shown in 2012, won a Supreme Court victory against Riviera Beach, Fla., in 2013, when the court ruled that the city had misused maritime law to…, This ‘Tenacious Underdog’ Won His First Supreme Court Case. Now He’s Back., https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/04/us/politics/supreme-court-first-amendment-freedom-of-speech-arrest.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,