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The Supreme Court Just Opened The Door To Regulating Gun Stores Out Of Existence

Chris Rock had a joke a back in the 90’s about not bothering with gun control and making bullets cost $5000 each instead. Today, the Supreme Court gave the gun control movement the next best thing by affirming that while there is a second amendment right to own a gun, there’s no such thing as …Continue […]

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Justice Anthony Kennedy Is (Not) Retiring

Dean Heller, the Republican senator from Nevada, is desperate. He’s unpopular, his party is unpopular, and his president is even more unpopular. And he’s running for reelection in a state that Trump lost in a year that Democrats are angrier than the Tea Party could possibly conceive of. So, like …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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“State’s Rights” Republicans Are Begging SCOTUS To Stop Pennsylvania From Ending Gerrymandering

UPDATE: Literally as I was posting this article, word came down that Justice Alito rejected the plea of the PA GOP to preserve their unconstitutional congressional map. Republicans are running out of legal options to forestall the loss of their precious map. Now we’ll see if they resort to illegal …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Chief Justice Roberts Called Sociology “Gobbledygook” so a Leading Sociologist Publicly Spanked Him

There are exactly two ways to approach Gil v. Whitford, the gerrymandering case currently before the Supreme Court. One, you can look at the merits of the case and decide whether or not the extreme partisan gerrymandering Republicans have engaged in has, in fact, stripped people of their vote (to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump Celebrates Supreme Court Decision That Wasn’t Actually a Decision

Whenever Donald Trump says something about the functioning of our government, it is invariably wrong. Pundits have suggested two ways to look at that. One, it could be that he is “working the room,” spinning each story as he presents it to his fans so that he appears in the most favorable light …Continue reading […]

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