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Saturday, January 04, 2020

Muslim Population of England Exceeds Three Million For the First Time – Christians Continue to Decline

The Muslim population of England has just passed three million for the first time ever as the number of Christians decline.

The three million Muslims in England will only continue to exponentially increase because Muslim men are allowed to have multiple wives and each wife usually has five children.

In just the five years between 2011 and 2016, the number of Muslims living in England and Wales increased from 2.7 million to 3.14 million — that is over 400,000 people and roughly a 16% increase.

In 2016, an estimated 32.7 million people in England and Wales identified as Christian, down from 33.2 million, reported the Daily Mail.


The Doomed Mouse Utopia That Inspired the ‘Rats of NIMH’

On July 9th, 1968, eight white mice were placed into a strange box at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Maybe “box” isn’t the right word for it; the space was more like a room, known as Universe 25, about the size of a small storage unit. The mice themselves were bright and healthy, hand-picked from the institute’s breeding stock. They were given the run of the place, which had everything they might need: food, water, climate control, hundreds of nesting boxes to choose from, and a lush floor of shredded paper and ground corn cob.

This is a far cry from a wild mouse’s life—no cats, no traps, no long winters. It’s even better than your average lab mouse’s, which is constantly interrupted by white-coated humans with scalpels or syringes. The residents of Universe 25 were mostly left alone, save for one man who would peer at them from above, and his team of similarly interested assistants. They must have thought they were the luckiest mice in the world. They couldn’t have known the truth: that within a few years, they and their descendants would all be dead.

The man who played mouse-God and came up with this doomed universe was named John Bumpass Calhoun. As Edmund Ramsden and Jon Adams detail in a paper, “Escaping the Laboratory: The Rodent Experiments of John B. Calhoun & Their Cultural Influence,” Calhoun spent his childhood traipsing around Tennessee, chasing toads, collecting turtles, and banding birds. These adventures eventually led him to a doctorate in biology, and then a job in Baltimore, where he was tasked with studying the habits of Norway rats, one of the city’s chief pests.


Chinese Harvard Med Student Caught Smuggling Research Out of Country

A Harvard University medical student from China is facing federal charges after allegedly stealing cancer research materials from a lab at a Boston hospital and attempting to smuggle it out of the United States.

U.S. authorities say that the 29-year-old Chinese student, Zaosong Zheng, stole cancer research materials from his lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and then attempted to board a plane bound for China, according to a report by The Associated Press.

The report added that Zheng — who was arrested last month at Boston Logan International Airport on a charge of making false statements and is being held without bail — appeared on Monday in the U.S. District Court in Boston.

Magistrate Judge David Hennessy has ruled that evidence suggests Zheng had tried to smuggle vials of research material in a sock, which he packed in his suitcase before attempting to fly to China.

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Low IQ Maxine Waters Gets Duped By Fake Greta Thunberg Claiming She Has Dirt on President Trump’s Dealings with Ukraine (AUDIO)

Low IQ Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) got duped by notorious Russian pranksters, Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov — AGAIN.

Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who go by the stage names Vovan and Lexus, trolled the hell out of a woman who identified herself as Maxine Waters and convinced her that Swedish green teen activist Greta Thunberg had dirt on Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

These same pranksters tricked Adam Schiff into believing they had nude photos of President Trump that could be used as blackmail.

The fake Greta Thunberg along with her ‘father’ get on the phone and convince Maxine Waters into throwing her support behind an island that doesn’t even exist.

“What’s the name of the island they are targeting?” Waters asked.

“Chunga-Changa,” said the pranksters.



According to a report from 2018, Israel was “on the verge” of assassinating Soleimani in 2015, but Obama’s officials foiled the plan.

So all the people killed or wounded in the last three years from anything this guy did can thank Obama and Biden.

When President Donald Trump gave the order to kill Iran’s Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani, he not only made an arguably proportionate response to the invasion of the U.S. Embassy this week but he also reversed a policy of the Obama administration.

According to a report from 2018, Israel was “on the verge” of assassinating Soleimani in 2015, but Obama’s officials foiled the plan. In fact, they reached out to Iran with news of Israel’s plans.

Loss of Sleep Can Make You Eat More

If you need yet another health reason to get enough sleep, here's one that may wake you up: Science shows that a loss of sleep can make you eat more. And that doesn't mean healthful salads and green veggies.

Studies have shown that total sleep deprivation can trigger a reward system in the brain in response to food stimuli. But until recently, researchers didn't know if there was a similar relationship between everyday sleep loss and the brain's reaction to food.

Researchers looked at volunteers who entered a nine-day study period with a built-up sleep debt.

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Candace Owens: Colin Kaepernick is in need of a book. And a job.

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USMC Firearm Policy Updated to Allow Concealed Carry for Self-Defense

USMC firearm policy has been updated to allow off-duty Marine Corps Law Enforcement professionals to carry concealed “privately owned firearms” while on base for self-defense.

The change comes after the December 4, 2019, firearm-based attack at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and the December 6, 2019, firearm-based attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola. U.S. military personnel who were present during the shootings were defenseless due to gun-free policies that bar concealed carry on bases and installations for self-defense.

Breitbart News reported witnesses of the Pensacola attack noted the attacker had 10 minutes without armed resistance in which to carry out his horrific work.

On December 9, 2019, Breitbart News reported that installation commanders prevent troops from being armed on base for self-defense.

Decision-making authority for on-base concealed carry shifted from the Secretary of Defense to installation commanders via Amendment S. 1536 in 2015, which passed as part of the “National Defense Authorization Act of 2016.” Yet installation commanders by-and-large stuck with the same gun-free policies.


*Update*- Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Tractor Trailer-Millsboro

Date Posted: Saturday, January 4th, 2020

*Update #2 Name Released* Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Tractor Trailer-Millsboro

Millsboro- The Delaware State Police have identified the name of the driver who died in a crash on January 3, 2020 on Millsboro Highway, as 48-year-old Howard W. Bowman IV of Milford, DE.

The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Iran’s Soleimani Hired Mexican Cartel Associate to Assassinate Saudi Ambassador on U.S. Soil

In May 2011, discussions began secretly in Mexico between a known Los Zetas associate and Quds Force operative Manssor Arbabsiar. The discussion would lead to planning a C-4 detonation at a Washington, D.C. restaurant frequented by Saudi Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir. The Quds Force operative did not know that he was being recorded in a DEA operation.

Over the course of a few months, several clandestine meetings in Mexico planned strikes against the Israeli Embassy in Washington, plus and the Saudi and Israeli Embassies in Argentina. New opium trafficking lanes between the Middle East and Mexico were also charted.

In July 2011, Arbabsiar returned to Mexico to continue meeting with the DEA informant. He explained that his bosses in Iran had plans for more violence, in addition to the Saudi ambassador’s murder. On July 14, the informant told the DEA that Arbabsiar recruited four men to carry out the plot and would charge a total of $1.5 million USD. Advance payments of nearly $50,000 were wired to an FBI-controlled bank account in an overt act of validating the conspiracy.

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Former whistleblower: Ukraine complaint is cowardly crock

There’s a proper way for a CIA whistleblower to complain about a president. The anonymous CIA whistleblower who set off the Ukraine impeachment brouhaha did it wrong.

I would know — because I’m a former CIA officer who filed a whistleblower complaint against the Clinton White House and CIA management.

The charges lodged by “EC,” the rumored initials of the Ukraine complainant, fall far short of a bona fide whistleblowing complaint. EC’s behavior suggests that he has abused his office, and perhaps broken the law, by using his CIA position to damage President Trump politically.

In 1996, I sent my complaint to then-CIA Director John Deutch and asked him to forward it to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees and several other members of Congress. I sent copies to about six other senior CIA officials, including the director of security and the inspector general.

Because of the serious nature of my charges and to take full responsibility, I didn’t hide behind anonymity. I signed my complaint.


Virginia Is Ground Zero in the War over Gun Control

When Democrats won control of both houses of the Virginia Legislature November 5, 2019, Virginia gun-owners got a rude wake-up call. Now that wake-up call is spreading to gun-owners throughout the rest of the 49 states.

In July 2019, Gov. Ralph Northam proposed a package of eight proposals that would tighten Virginia's gun laws, known as some of the least restrictive in the country. Currently, Virginia's gun control measures of merit ban the sale of firearms only to high-risk individuals and those convicted of domestic violence. However, the proposals would turn the least restrictive into what some would call dangerously restrictive, a premeditated strike against the Second Amendment. Northam's proposed package calls for legislation:

  • Requiring background checks on all firearms sales and transactions. The bill mandates that any person selling, renting, trading, or transferring a firearm must first obtain the results of a background check before completing the transaction.
  • Banning dangerous weapons. This will include bans on assault weapons, high-capacity magazines, bump stocks and silencers.

The planned sterilizations of black people is sanctioned by “humanitarian” organizations

Most Natural News readers are probably already aware of the fact that not everything is as it seems when it comes to government “health” programs that claim to help the population achieve greater longevity through vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and other chemical poisons. But it may come as a surprise to some that deep state assets often target minority groups more aggressively than others with their depopulation goals, even using so-called “humanitarian” organizations as cover for their evil deeds.

One of the things that our own Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, is trying to do right now is raise awareness about this nefarious, anti-minority agenda, which has actually been around for quite some time. Government agencies have on many occasions targeted those of African descent, for instance, with medical experimentation programs that have left many of them sick, sterile, or even dead. And one area of this multifaceted agenda that many people overlook involves groups that supposedly work on behalf of the poor in other countries to increase life expectancy and health outcomes.

Perhaps the most well-known of these groups is UNICEF, a program of the United Nations that claims to work in 190 countries and territories around the world “to protect the rights of every child.” UNICEF is a well-respected organization that many people have been led to believe is fighting for children’s rights on every front, whether it involves providing them with medicines or food, or offering orphans a chance at having a family through foster programs. UNICEF’s motto states:


US Officials Say Soleimani Was Planning Attacks On Diplomatic Targets In Syria, Lebanon

Top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was plotting to attack American military, diplomatic and financial targets in Syria and Lebanon, and comprised the imminent threat used to justify Soleimani's killing, according to NBC News, citing multiple US officials.

"When we start seeing extensive and very solid intelligence that [Soleimani] is plotting imminent attacks against the United States, the president as commander in chief has a duty to take decisive action," said a senior State Department official, adding "If we had not taken this action, and hundreds of Americans were dead, you would be asking me why didn't you take out Soleimani when you have the chance."
Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said he is confident Soleimani was actively planning attacks against the U.S. in the Middle East and those attacks were imminent.

"We had clear, compelling, unambiguous intelligence to indicate Qassem Soleimani was planning, coordinating, and directing a significant campaign of violence against the United States in the coming days," said Gen. Milley. -NBC News


Retaliation Begins: Multiple Mortar Attacks On US Presence In Iraq, Hezbollah Warns Security Forces "Stay Away"

  • Multiple 'Katyusha' unguided missiles/mortars fired into two regions near Baghdad.
  • Green Zone neighborhood in Baghdad, comes under mortar shell attack: 5 ppl wounded.
  • Balad airbase (hosts US troops) near Baghdad hit by missiles: 3 Iraqi soldiers wounded.
  • Explosion heard at Al-Kindi base in Mosul (which houses US troops): no details on injuries yet
  • Hezbollah warns Iraqi Security Forces to stay away from US bases.
As 1000s march in the streets of Baghdad to moutn the death of Soleimani, Al-Arabiya (and other local news sources) report rockets have landed in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, where the US Embassy (among other things) is located.


Frederick Democrats Double Down on Hate Speech

Frederick County Democrats are standing by their hate-filled attacks against Republicans.

Earlier this week, Frederick County Democrats accused Republicans of being Nazis, and they are not backing down from their hate speech:

It’s telling that the Frederick County Democratic Party sees no problem with accusing their political opponents of being Nazis, a natural manifestation of Godwin’s Law. But their lame defense of their hatred is actually even worse. That last sentence is key. “Are they running scared now that we outnumber them in the county, or do they actually object to fighting tyranny.” What tyranny? What are they even talking about? Are they accusing Republicans of supporting a tyrannical? Are they implying that the Trump Administration is tyrannical? It’s bad enough that they called Republicans Nazis, but this pathetic defense shows just how out of touch Frederick County Democrats are with reality.


Churchgoers boo reporters as they leave 'Evangelicals for Trump' event

Attendees at an "Evangelicals for Trump" campaign event booed members of the press that came to cover the president's address.

President Trump spoke to a crowd of supportive churchgoers on Friday evening at the Miami-based megachurch King Jesus International Ministry. After the event concluded, attendees booed as reporters began leaving the church, according to Maggie Haberman of the New York Times.

Trump often criticizes the press for how it covers his administration, and his lines on the topic at rallies receive raucous applause from his supporters.


Former Father-in-Law Says Monsey Synagogue Stabber Grafton Thomas Identifies as a Muslim

Five people were stabbed in an anti-Semitic attack inside a rabbi’s house in Monsey, New York on Saturday night.
The anti-Semitic attack occurred on the seventh day of Hanukkah.

According to reports, a black male entered Rabbi Rottenburg’s Shul, located in the Forshay neighborhood in Monsey, and pulled out a machete. He pulled off the cover and stabbed five people. One of the victims was stabbed in the chest.

Suspect Grafton Thomas, 37, was arrested on Saturday in Harlem after fleeing the scene of the attack. He was charged with five counts of attempted murder Sunday afternoon with bail set at $5 million.

Police found anti-Semitic writings at his apartment during their search. His family says he is not a terrorist.


Quote of the Day

"We didn't send pallets of cash to the Iranians. We didn't pay for hostages. We didn't create a deal which would have given them a clear pathway to a nuclear weapon. We have taken a very different approach. We believe it's the one that will ultimately lead to success and stability in the Middle East." --US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Applying for student loans doesn't mean you'll be drafted. Here's why.

After a U.S. airstrike killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Quds military force, in Baghdad on Thursday, Iran vowed "crushing revenge" against all responsible. Now, with #NoWarinIran, #TrumpsWar and #WorldWarIII trending on Twitter, users are looking into the draft — and how the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) could play into their potential future military service.

Hundreds of Twitter users posted messages and memes insinuating that the draft, or selective service, will be put into place within the next few months. They also suggested that college-age students would be prioritized for service.

Concerns over an active draft and FAFSA's role in the service even shut down the Selective Service System's website because of the sudden surge in traffic.


Va. governor unveils criminal justice reform plans for 2020

Virginia’s governor has announced his New Year’s wish list for criminal justice reform in the commonwealth.

The plan, revealed on Friday by Gov. Ralph Northam, includes decriminalizing marijuana possession, changing how the state approaches parole, and raising the threshold for charging someone with felony larceny.

In a press conference, the Democratic governor said he believes this will be the year many of the proposals introduced in years past actually become law. Northam’s confidence comes as the state’s General Assembly sees its power shift from Republicans to Democrats.

“All Virginians deserve access to a fair and equitable criminal justice system,” Northam said in a statement.


United Methodist Church Prepares to Split Over Gay Marriage, LGBT Ordination

The United Methodist Church unveiled a plan for a new conservative denomination — ending years of attacks by radical sex and gender revolutionaries.

LGBT activists have demanded the United Methodist Church reject the teachings of the Bible on marriage and homosexuality — to accommodate their lifestyle choices.

The traditional Methodist denomination would continue to follow the teachings of the Bible regarding marriage and ordination. The other denomination would ignore the teachings of the Bible on marriage and LGBT ordination.


'Overthrow is within reach': Leader of Iranian resistance group hails death of Qassem Soleimani

The leader of the Iranian resistance said that the American killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani was an “irreparable blow” to the Iranian regime.

Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran and co-leader of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, pointed out Friday that Soleimani was responsible for numerous deaths, not just of Americans, but also Iranians opposing the theocratic regime.

“Qassem Soleimani was one of the most vicious criminals of Iran’s history,” she said. “He was personally involved in the massacre of hundreds of thousands of people in the region and in driving millions of others from their homes.”


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WaPo Torched For Another Awful Headline About Death of a Terrorist

The Washington Post had eyes rolling on Twitter Thursday over a headline about the death of Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike.

“Breaking news: Airstrike at Baghdad airport kills Iran’s most revered military leader, Qasem Soleimani, Iraqi state television reports,” the WaPo headline read.

While some brushed off the headline, believing it was in reference to how Iraqi state television reported the situation, just two paragraphs into the story the same language is used by the story’s writers.


Liberals hate Trump's tax reform despite massive decline in corporate tax avoidance

Liberal media figures and Democratic politicians insist that the GOP’s 2017 tax reform was solely a massive handout to the wealthy. But in reality, President Trump and his Republican allies have been, through their tax bill, responsible for the biggest global crackdown on corporate tax avoidance ever.

Republicans accomplished this as part of their corporate tax reform, the same one liberal activists tell us is so terrible. You know, the one that supposedly only enriches stockholders, increases inequality, and so on.

For at least a decade, complaints have been made that Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and other big companies haven't been paying enough taxes on their profits. Yes, they’ve paid everything they have to under the law, certainly, but that's not enough for many critics, given the way the companies took full advantage of loopholes to (lawfully) avoid taxes by stashing cash overseas.


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USA Today op-ed: It was ‘terrifying’ that Texas churchgoers were armed

USA Today is being criticized for publishing an opinion piece on Wednesday arguing it’s “terrifying” that some Texas churchgoers were armed when Jack Wilson jumped into action and killed a mass shooter before he could shoot anyone else.

Wilson, a firearms instructor who was a volunteer member of the church's security team, has been widely praised for his life-saving response, but Arizona Republic columnist Elvia Diaz found problems with the situation.

The piece, “Armed, even in church: Texas shooting is about a lot more than Jack Wilson's heroism,” was published with the disclaimer that the views are the author's and do not reflect USA Today’s leadership.

Diaz called Wilson a hero before claiming "unfortunately" the “split-second heroism has been turned into a PR tool by gun advocates.”

“We know nothing about the at least six other parishioners who also appeared to draw their handgun… and that's terrifying,” Diaz wrote.

Diaz admitted that Wilson saved lives with a single shot and “other gun-wielding parishioners were ready just in case” he failed, but criticized why the churchgoers were armed in the first place.


Census: China Sending More Immigrants to U.S. than Any Other Country

No one country has sent more of its nationals to the United States over the last decade than China, newly released Census Bureau data reveals.

Between 2018 and 2019, China replaced Mexico as the largest sending country of foreign-born immigrants to the U.S. over the last decade. In 2006, more Mexican nationals arrived in the U.S. than Chinese, Indians, and Canadians combined.

Fast forward to 2018 and China now sends the most foreign-born immigrants to the U.S. — surpassing India, Mexico, and Canada. Since 2010, alone, China has sent more foreign-born immigrants to the U.S. than any other country.

India, too, has sent more foreign-born immigrants to the U.S. than Mexico since 2010 — a pattern of legal immigration that has shifted the wage and job burden from America’s blue-collar workers to the white-collar workforce.

Every year, about 1.2 million legal immigrants are admitted to the country, the majority of which immediately begin competing for U.S. jobs against America’s working and middle class.


Nancy Pelosi: ‘The GOP Senate Must Immediately Proceed’ with Impeachment Articles I Won’t Send

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to immediately hold an impeachment trial in a “manner worthy of the Constitution,” but did not specify when she will transfer two articles of impeachment to the upper chamber.

“In December, the House upheld its Constitutional duty to defend democracy For The People, honoring the vision of our Founders for a Republic. In an impeachment trial, every U.S. Senator is required to take an oath to ‘do impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws,” Pelosi said in a statement.

“Leader McConnell is doubling down on his violation of his oath, even after the exposure of new, deeply incriminating documents this week which provide further evidence of what we know: President Trump abused the power of his office for personal, political gain,” the speaker added.


Thousands Of Panicked Terrorists Surrender As Trump Deploys Jack Wilson To Middle East

WORLD—Terrorists and other enemies of America, including China, North Korea, and California, all agreed to lay down their arms as Jack Wilson was deployed abroad.

After Wilson, the hero of the recent Texas church shooting, was named the leader of America's military operations abroad, terrorists immediately surrendered, knowing they had very little chance. Wilson was airdropped in behind enemy lines but didn't need to fire a single shot.

"We agree to an unconditional surrender, under whatever terms Mr. Wilson sees fit," said one ISIS leader nervously after turning himself into a grizzled Wilson, brandishing his SIG P229-357 SIG. "Please do not hurt us." Wilson then moved his hand, and hundreds of surrendering terrorists hit the deck, scrambling for cover. But he was just reaching for a breath mint, and they all breathed a sigh of relief.

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McConnell: ‘Their turn is over’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking from the chamber’s floor Friday, rejected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s efforts to shape a pending impeachment trial as “fantasy”—leaving the process at a standstill as lawmakers return from the holiday recess.

“Their turn is over. They’ve done enough damage. It’s the Senate’s turn now to render sober judgment,” McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor.

But he stressed that the chamber cannot hold a trial unless and until the House of Representatives transmits the two articles of impeachment adopted last month, accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress pertaining to his dealings with Ukraine. Pelosi, D-Calif., has held onto them in a bid to seek favorable terms for a trial, including the involvement of certain Democrat-sought witnesses.


Maryland lawmaker aims to reduce euthanasia in animal shelters

A bill pre-filed by a Maryland House member would set standards for animal shelters, with the goal of reaching a “save rate” of 90%.

The bill, sponsored by Del. Mark Chang, would require shelters to take a series of steps to reunite animals found as strays with their owners when possible.

The bill would require shelters to make an attempt to identify an animal by checking for license tags or microchips within 24 hours of housing the animal. They would also have to prominently post their hours and the process for owners to recover pets who end up there.


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Pinkerton: Attacks in New York and Texas Move the Gun Control Debate in the Direction the Founders Wanted

Two bloody tragedies, just a few hours apart on December 28-29—the mass stabbings at a synagogue in Monsey, New York, and the thwarted mass shooting at a church in Forth Worth, Texas—have put questions about guns and public safety in a valuable new light. How do we stay safe? Especially in our houses of worship? And what should we do about the menace of marauders in our midst?

Yet at the same time, we could also say that the New York and Texas attacks put the public safety issue in a valuable old light. How so? Because we are seeing the right of each state to make its own decisions—for better or for worse, as the case might be—as enshrined in our founding document, the U.S. Constitution.

That is, the Founders fully intended for the states, not the central government, to take responsibility for many matters. As James Madison wrote in Federalist #45, published in 1788 as the Constitution was being ratified, “In the first place it is to be remembered that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws. Its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects. … The [state] governments … will retain their due authority and activity.”

This is federalism. Federalism is the principle that the states should be sovereign, operating within our national federal system; as Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932, the individual states should each be “laboratories of democracy.” Hopefully, over the long run, these “laboratories” will all find their way to better results, although, of course, there can be no guarantee that every state will do the smart thing.