State officials vs local pols on bail and policing, reinvigorating community service, why that weird brass-knuckles bill was really a thing, and other stories

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Let’s clear a few browser tabs with a roundup of stories that merit Grits readers’ attention: Texas AG insults federal judge’s intelligence Somewhat predictably, I suppose, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton weighed in against Harris County’s proposed bail settlement, siding … Continued

Religious Discrimination

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Should companies be able to discriminate against potential customers, and employers against possible employees, on the basis of religion? The most recent Libertarian Party candidate for president and a Muslim woman both think not. At the Libertarian Party presidential forum … Continued

We’re in a permanent coup

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I’ve lived through a few coups. They’re insane, random, and terrifying, like watching sports, except your political future depends on the score. The kickoff begins when a key official decides to buck the executive. From that moment, government becomes a … Continued