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Bill Whittle Now

Cruel and Usual: Supreme Court Lets Homeless People Sleep on Sidewalk

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that Boise, Idaho, violated the 8th Amendment rights of homeless people by levying a small fine for sleeping on the sidewalk. Is keeping public spaces clear of vagrants “cruel and unusual punishment” if no suitable homeless shelters exist?

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California Dreamin’: Live in a Pod, Wade Through a Sewer, Try to Avoid the Plague

Pilgrims to the former entertainment capital of the world find that California dreamin’ today means they’ll live in a pod, wade through a sewer and try to avoid the plague.