September 9, 2010 12:38PM

“This cries out for a Jim Harper rant.”

… says a colleague. Or maybe it speaks for itself.


Sheriffs want lists of patients using painkillers


Assuming, for the sake of argument, that the War on Drugs is meant to help people: The helping hand of government strips away privacy before it goes to work.


My 2004 Cato Policy analysis on point is: “Understanding Privacy — and the Real Threats to It.”