Young relying on streaming services over cable TV

Young relying on streaming services over cable TV

Pew Research – The rise of online streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go has dramatically altered the media habits of Americans, especially young adults. About six-in-ten of those ages 18 to 29 (61%) say the primary way they watch television now is with streaming services on the internet, compared with 31% who say they […]

Free-range kid legislation

“The Utah State Legislature is reviewing a bill that would decriminalize the actions of responsible parents who let their kids walk or play outside” [Lenore Skenazy, Reason, more]   —Overlawyered    

Robot fired: Annoyed customers, confused people

Robot fired: Annoyed customers, confused people

Fortunately, there are no union protections for robots . . . yet. In Scotland, a robot assistant at a supermarket received a pink slip after just one week on the job, according to the Daily Mail. The ShopBot, also named “Fabio,” was developed by Heriot-Watt University with the function of giving customers “high fives, hugs and […]

OUTRAGE! NBC backs liberal Super Bowl stunt

OUTRAGE! NBC backs liberal Super Bowl stunt

Despite the ratings struggles the NFL suffered in 2017, there’s still no doubt that the Super Bowl 52 on Feb. 4 will still the biggest television event of the year. It could also mean the end of the league. NBC has announced their intention to use the big game to help protesters shove liberal politics […]

South Dakota v. Wayfair: can states collect sales tax from out-of-state merchants?

South Dakota v. Wayfair: can states collect sales tax from out-of-state merchants?

David Post at Volokh Conspiracy has written an explanation and defense of the Supreme Court’s holding, in 1992’s Quill v. North Dakota, “that a State may not require out-of-state sellers of goods or services to collect that State’s sales/use tax, unless the out-of-state seller has some ‘physical presence’ in the State – a retail outlet, warehouse, office, […]

“New California” conservative movement declares independence as first step towards 51st state

“New California” conservative movement declares independence as first step towards 51st state

A group called “New California” has taken its first step towards carving the Golden State in two – issuing a “declaration of independence” which would incorporate most of the state’s rural counties – while coastal counties from the northern San Francisco Bay Area to the southern tip of Los Angeles would remain part of the existing state. […]