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headlines found matching 'Supreme Court of the United States'
Tue July 14, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
RBG is in the hospital, everybody panic. Seriously, everybody panic
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Daniel Lewis Lee becomes first Federal prisoner executed in 17 years following compelling performance in "There Will Be Blood"
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Don't blame Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok for the internet being such a cesspool these days. Blame America Online. For everything
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
While the country is facing economic depression and a pandemic has killed 138,000 Americans with no end in sight, Tennessee bans abortion. Fark: a federal judge stopped the law 45 minutes later. Tennessee tag oddly missing
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Mon July 13, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Judge has freed Mary Trump from the gag order, allowing her to speak freely about her family and promote her book. Popcorn futures rise accordingly
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
"Professor of Law" insists SCOTUS opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County actually legalized sex discrimination instead of banning it
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Well, it's Monday again. Once more, we have the MSNBC discussion thread, with prime time starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
The latest effort by victims' family to stop the execution of the white supremacist who murdered their relatives in a plot to start a race war: COVID-19 makes it too dangerous to witness the execution
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Scumbag says he'll campaign for liar - or is it the other way 'round?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Roger Stone could--and should--be prosecuted by New York
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(AP News)
 
 
 
SCOTEX: FU to GOP
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Here's a horrific question: What would Trump do in a second term?
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Michael Cohen's lawyer: Since the Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that a president can be criminally prosecuted for state crimes WHILE he is in office, well, let's just say my client has enough on Trump you can measure him for an orange jumpsuit NOW
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Sun July 12, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Rudy 9-11 admits that there is no tax audit going on with Trump's taxes, the real problem is that Trump doesn't want to turn his taxes over to "Soros-elected, anarchist DAs" that are getting "paid by Soros". Well that should help, thanks Rudy
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(Cleveland Plain Dealer)
 
 
 
Republicans upset that Democrats thought they could feed at the money trough as well
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(National Review)
 
 
 
Last week's SCOTUS decision barring faithless electors opens up a truly scary proposition for conservatives: the person with the most votes winning an election
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Sat July 11, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Another Friday Night Massacre in the (In)Justice department as Barr replaces Eastern District US Attorney with toadie
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
President Trump said that he will be signing an executive order in the next few weeks which will include a "road to citizenship" for Dreamers
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Fri July 10, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
The Supreme Court is preparing for the Biden presidency, what you just saw with the recent rulings was chief Justice John Roberts playing the long game
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's Friday We have free range, locally sourced, organic fresh Hell on tap. Get a heaping helping with the MSNBC Discussion thread, prime time starts at 8 PM Eastern
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(Esquire)
 
 
 
Man, 2020 is weird. Who the hell had "Neil Gorsuch is Native American's best friend on SCOTUS" on their bingo card?
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(The Week)
 
 
 
You want someone to blame for Trump running out the clock on his tax returns? Blame House Democrats
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Christian pastor laments election of Donald Trump to POTUS: "Hollywood and the media created a decidedly unattractive stereotype of Christians... I now realize that stereotype is more true than I ever knew"
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(Page Six)
 
 
 
The three greatest things in life: never rat on your friends, always keep your mouth shut and use a pandemic to financially stick it to your estranged wife
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Lou Dobbs believes the Deep State has gotten to the republican members of the Supreme Court
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(Fox 31 Denver)
 
 
 
Owner of parking garage honks horn at cop he finds in his garage. Cop does the natural thing by pointing a gun at garage owner's head. And of course the whole thing was recorded
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(National Review)
 
 
 
Joe Biden takes the ruler to the nuns: You'd better believe I'll make you account for contraception if I'm elected
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Thu July 09, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Do you think it should be legal or illegal to fire someone due to their political beliefs?
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Kayleigh "I will not lie to you" McEnemy says Trump's historic Supreme Court loss was a "big win" for the President
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(Live5 News Charleston)
 
 
 
Satanic Temple threatening to sue Mississippi if they include the words "In God We Trust" on new state flag
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(BBC)
 
 
 
After the Senate failed to do their duty, it's up to SCOTUS to determine if Donald Trump (who recently appointed 2 of the 9 justifies) has "total immunity" while in office
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Wed July 08, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
The hairy star in the pre-dawn skies presages DOOM 11eleventy1. Predictions, lamentations, anecdotes and shared support found within your MSNBC Primetime thread, starting at 8PM Eastern
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Tue July 07, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Cops put innocent NYC woman on 'WANTED' poster, also found a scared, unfriendly cat with no collar
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Brooklyn man gets indicted for trying to smuggle hundreds of Egyptian artifacts, some nearly 4,000 years old, stuffed inside dirty suitcases through JFK Airport. Subby says amateur, a drug mule could have done better without the suitcase
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Apparently CNN got ahold of the Mary Trump book. Today is gonna be fun day
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(Patheos)
 
 
 
While most Americans got a $1,200 stimulus, religious institutions received $10 billion
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Mon July 06, 2020
(Salon)
 
 
 
John Roberts is a stickler for proper procedure. Along came Donald Trump
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Trump of Brazil may have COVID-19
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Everything with Trump is "two weeks," except this time it is in OUR favor
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Today, the House will vote on removing symbols of hate, failure, and participation from the Capitol
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
I misread the headline as 'Trump's base begins to use crack', which if you think about it actually makes a lot of sense
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
A tool that lets you drink wine in the bottle without removing the cork? Shut up and take my money
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
Today's evidence that Trump is terrified that his base is deserting him
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Area columnist passionate defender of what he imagines Trump's agenda to be
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Sun July 05, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Maybe they should have attached a case of beer to the request
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Fri July 03, 2020
(The Newspaper)
 
 
 
Cedar Rapids illegally seized $3 million in tax refunds from people who didn't pay speed camera tickets. This week the city agreed to give $639,252 of that back
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Looks like it's gonna be harder to vote in Alabama thanks to new Supreme Court ruling
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Your daily reminder Illinois nazis are the worst
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Thu July 02, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
American adolescents think they know their rights, but they're wrong
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(PennLive)
 
 
 
PA Supreme Court rules that Republicans in legislature can't just rescind governor's power because he's a Democrat
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Gesundheit Maxwell arrested, no word if she is wearing her choker
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Trumps lawyer: My client can't be sued in this court as my client does not live in New York. Trump: I live in Manhattan. Lawyer: Never mind
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Wed July 01, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Trump disheartened to learn that just because he appointed them, he doesn't own them
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
The Cheating Begins
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
CEO of conservative Twitter competitor Parler says he will ban users who write potty words. However the N-word and several racist words for Asians? Totally okay
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(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Thanks liberals. Rick Wiles is taking his ministry "deep underground" at end of July because you have brought God's wrath on us. Hope you are happy. UPDATE: Rick Wiles has already postponed going "deep underground"
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(Courthouse News Service)
 
 
 
"All student speech is considered on-campus" is not something this appeals court is buying. Verdict in favor of Cheerleader F F F F
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Tue June 30, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Mary Trump's Dirty Family Secrets book temporarily held up in court. Suggested Plan B: leak the book online, GoFundMe tip jar
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Perhaps Merrick Garland would be interested?
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Mary Trump's Tell-All Book Temporarily Blocked in Court
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(Scotus Blog)
 
 
 
TUESDAY TUESDAY TUESDAY Live from the SCOTUS All remaining judgments shall be made, all decisions are final, unprecedented presidents, and 700 page decisions You'll pay for the whole seat, but you'll only need THE EDGE
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(Heavy)
 
 
 
It turns out that Kellyanne's daughter Claudia is also super anti-Trump and has been all over TikTok about it
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(Bangor Daily News)
 
 
 
Susan Collins concerned that Brett Kavanaugh might be against abortion
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Mon June 29, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Harris County, Texas judge on the recent coronavirus surge: "We opened too quickly", goes on to blame Texas governor Greg Abbott for everything
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Russians are paying bounties to kill US and NATO forces and the White House is mad about it. Not that they're doing it, but that it was reported. Come discuss Putin's Puppet, Traitor Trump, in Monday's MSNBC discussion thread - start 8 PM ET
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(Bipartisan Report)
 
 
 
Gym Jordan says, what is it Justice Roberts? Next thing you know, I'll lose my right to watch children be molested
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
What happened to John Roberts, lament conservatives, he used to be cool now he's like bogus
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
The giant iceberg beneath the pointy tip of partisan gerrymandering
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Your execution is a go, we have a greenlight
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
SCOTUS: What part of Roe v. Wade did you not understand?
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(Scotus Blog)
 
 
 
SCOTUS is live. I repeat, SCOTUS is live. Major rulings potentially to be released beginning at 10am EDT (7am PDT):
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Sun June 28, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Good news coming from Trump's HHS secretary Alex Azar: We're all going to die from the coronavirus and you'll be lucky if you live though it as a zombie: 'Window closing for us to take action'
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Sat June 27, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Supreme Court again supports the new "Vote and Die" campaign
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Did Fark have a thread for the fifth anniversary of Obergefell V Hodges?
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Fri June 26, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump: "I will protect preexisting conditions." Also Trump: "Hey, SCOTUS. Can you help me get rid of these preexisting conditions protections? Thanks"
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Thu June 25, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Don't let Bill Barr get away with it
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
TL/DR He's not Trump
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(WKBW Buffalo)
 
 
 
Judging by this judge's behavior, he shouldn't be judging others' behavior. Judge behavior
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(KIRO-7 Seattle)
 
 
 
Sheriff tells crowd, "don't be a sheep" about wearing face masks. What ever happened to "Protect and Serve"?
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(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Tired of having their evil censored, right-wingers are dumping Twitter and moving on to a more cooperative app, Parler, which is a sort of "Twitter for Tools" if you will
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Mark Cuban endorsed Joe Biden for President. Fark: While on Sean Hannity's Fox News show
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Wed June 24, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
DOJ has a list of cops so bad they can't credibly testify in court and are refusing to make the list publicly available for other legal agencies
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Tue June 23, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
2020 continues it's relentless onslaught of horror, with plague, locusts, war, and Bill Cosby back in court
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(Slate)
 
 
 
It's starting to look like the Supreme Court has had it up to here with Bill Barr
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Mon June 22, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
We have a new high bidder on the upcoming redistricting
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(CNN)
 
 
 
CNN's Brianna Keilar conducts a Master Class for every so called "Journalist" on television about how to handle Republicans
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump's advisers are worried that lifelong Catholic Biden could peel a few percentage points off the "because Jesus" voters overwhelming support for Trump, a man 66% of Americans perceive as "not religious at all", which would doom his re-election
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Facebook and Twitter stack the deck in favor of police and prosecutors
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Sun June 21, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Despite stacking the Supreme Court in his favor, here's why Trump keeps losing there
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Sat June 20, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
I think I'm quite ready for another investigation
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
State court grants James Brown's dying wish, will finally be getting up off of that thing
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Judge in Bolton book case says it's too late to put the moustache back in the bottle
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Fri June 19, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Trump to US Attorney who put Michael Cohen behind bars and is investigating Rudy Giuliani: "Hand in your resignation"
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Not news : App rejected from app store. Fark : in the rejection email you're reminded you aren't fleecing users enough for the privilege of being in the walled garden
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(Pink News UK)
 
 
 
Republican senator uses J.K. Rowling's "I'm not a TERF, but..." essay to help kill an LGBT protection bill
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(Tech Dirt)
 
 
 
Schrodinger's Classified Info: Trump sez Bolton's book is both false and classified. It can't be both
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(PokerNews)
 
 
 
Nine years after Black Friday, states are finally allowing players to play online poker. Let's see how the Department of Justice feels about that. And also how they feel about online lottery ticket sales
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Chief Justice Roberts repeatedly boofed Kavanaugh in DACA opinion
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Thu June 18, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
Before you get too excited about DACA, remember: 1) The court conservatives were happy to be as openly racist as Trump and were only stopped by Roberts, and 2) Roberts only stopped them because Trump cut too many corners. A do-over is coming
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Two distinguishing features of the Trump administration are its radical policy agenda and how absolutely incompetent it has been at putting that agenda into law
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Susan Collins wants to be a "centrist" again, says she opposes the elevation of Judge Justin Walker, a former Kavanaugh Clerk and McConnell protege. to the DC Appeals Ct. Mind you, she voted yes, in October, to make him a judge in the first place
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(Scotus Blog)
 
 
 
After Monday's major LGBT ruling, will the Dreamers be denied? Will Trump turn over his taxes? Tune in Thursday, same bat time, same bat channel (SCOTUS opinions released 10 am EDT)
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Wed June 17, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Is it bad when your lawyer quits?
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Overstuffed Cabbage Patch Meat doll crying about how the SCOTUS isn't doing what the Conservatives want them to do. Guess which one
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Couch Attorney George Conway says Scalia would have loved the Court's Title VII decision
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Tue June 16, 2020
(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Illinois Republicans sue the state's Democratic governor over his "10 person crowd" ruling despite the fact that Republicans can't draw a crowd larger than 4 people
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
Apparently if America can't discriminate against gays than surprise sex is legal
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Reverend Franklin Graham is sad following the Supreme Court LGBT civil rights ruling
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Trump's got a Justice Gorsuch problem. You see, the president's Supreme Court pick isn't the toady he thought he was
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
The head of a right wing group that poured millions into pushing Neil Gorsuch into ascending to the Supreme Court melts down after learning he's not a bigoted asshole
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(Politico)
 
 
 
While the "We HAVE to vote for the Anti-Christ because he'll put 'Godly Men' on the Supreme Court" crowd is FURIOUS today; by and large Republicans in Congress are pretty cool with today's landmark ruling. Except Ted Cruz who's playing "that asshole"
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(Earth Justice)
 
 
 
In other SCOTUS news, The Clean Water Act was upheld in a 6-3 vote. Justice Beer Bro was convinced to vote to uphold the act when someone explained that they needed clean water to make beer
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Mon June 15, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Justices who enable Trump's lawlessness melt down over their colleagues "[u]surping the constitutional authority of the other branches"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
And, SCotUS passes on gun rights cases. So, two good rulings and a good pass?
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Sun June 14, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
With the election less than 5 months away, Susan Collins (R-eally concerned) decides to act like a moderate
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Sat June 13, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
So what liberal-loving socialistic-leaning American city wants to establish their own autonomous zone next? Why that would be Nashville. The one in deep-red Tennessee. (pops some popcorn) This should be good
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Fri June 12, 2020
(Lawfare Blog)
 
 
 
Flying a predator drone over peaceful protests? That's a violation of the fourth amendment
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(C|Net)
 
 
 
Snapchat CEO says the company's decision to stop promoting Trump's posts is protected by the 1st Amendment
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(The Newspaper)
 
 
 
Ohio Supreme Court rules you wouldn't have gotten a ticket if you weren't speeding
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Thu June 11, 2020
(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
Congress would like the HUD IG to explain why HUD officials illegally told banks to deny FHFA home loans to DACA recipients and more importantly why the agency lied through their teeth and told Congress and the Public no such change had occurred
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Wed June 10, 2020
(Above the Law)
 
 
 
Maryland Lawmakers would like to replace the existing bust of one MD-born Supreme Court justice currently on display in the US Capitol's Statuary Hall with another, swapping Roger Taney, author the "Dredd Scott" decision, with, say Thurgood Marshall
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Today is National Earl Day, so let's give a moment of contemplation for Fark's Favorite Earl, Henry
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
AOC wants to know why the hell a predator drone was spying on protesters
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Fri June 05, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
Don't expect it to happen, but the Supreme Court could change policing right now if they wanted to
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Thu June 04, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Florida Supreme Court: sorry, voters, but this "Ban Assault Weapons Now" petition is a little unclear so it will not be appearing on the ballot
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(Washington Blade)
 
 
 
Trump has once again shown how much he has done for, or to, the LGBTQ+ community. Today he is ordering Barr to let adoptions agencies reject those families
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
And if there's anyone who knows about suborning institutions to advance fascist ends, it's a neocon
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Donald J Trump is an immediate threat to the Constitution, says retired Marine who swore an oath to defend the Constitution from, "all enemies, foreign and domestic"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Padma Lakshmi's ex-husband issues a warning
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(Fox 32 Chicago)
 
 
 
Protip: if you're going to wear a mask and burn a cop car, be sure you cover up your shiatty neck tattoos
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(Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
 
 
 
Shock jocks fail to read the room and try to tap dance around using the N-word... find out their tap shoes are still plenty loud
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Tue June 02, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
In other killer cop news US Court of Appeals rules cops don't automatically get protected from lawsuit when they shoot and kill guy in his own apartment
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Mon June 01, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Judges in Harris County, Texas were far more likely to appoint lawyers who had donated to their campaigns to represent poor criminal defendants. Yeeee-haaah, Lone Star justice, y'all
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(Slate)
 
 
 
The "SCOTUS' late-night order in South Bay United Pentecostal Church v. Newsom divided the justices into two camps: those who acknowledge reality, and those who ignore it to score ideological points"
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Trump unhinged call to governors to crush the protesters audio leaked
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Facebook in trouble as employees say they'll resign if Zuckerberg doesn't pull his lips from Trump's flabby ass
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Sat May 30, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The Supreme Court has been letting cops get away with murder for years
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Fri May 29, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Wisconsin's Supreme Court threw out the stay-at-home orders two weeks ago. Let's see how things are going now... uh oh
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Thu May 28, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Supreme Court will decide if churches get to be virulently idiotic
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Republicans in 2016: We can't confirm any judges during an election year. Republicans in 2020: Retire now so we can confirm young judges for life before we lose the election
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(Dallas News)
 
 
 
Texas Supreme Court: "die for your vote"
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Laura Loomer's "censorship" claims against Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter "do not warrant a published opinion." Oh, SNAP
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
The Supreme Court has a chance to fix its qualified immunity ruling. That's the one that makes it impossible to sue cops for: stealing from you, shooting your kid and your dog, punching nuns, and burning orphanages
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Speculation swirls about the next Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Thomas says he might fall on the sword to lock down the conservatives' 5-4 majority
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(The Intercept)
 
 
 
The Disenfranchiser: How Trump plans to go full dictator
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(The Federalist)
 
 
 
Legal "scholars" embarrass themselves by writing to the "judge" in the Michael Flynn case to express their concern for the "rule of law" if the case is dismissed, just because he "pled guilty" to "crimes"
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The DOJ finds proof to back up Trump's claims of rampant election fraud. Oh look, it's a Republican. Again
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Tue May 26, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Appeals Court to K Street: No there is no Constitutional right to Lobby congress so denying your industry PPP loans does NOT violate the 1st amendment you blood-sucking weasels
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Remember that judge whose advice to a rape victim was "close your legs?" He ain't a judge no more
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Mon May 25, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Kentucky Flu-Klux-Klan protesters hung an effigy of Governor Beshear outside his home. While he was present. Along with his wife and children
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Sun May 24, 2020
(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
Oregon Supreme Court slaps down activist judge
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Sat May 23, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Well, this complicates things. Judge Sullivan has hired Justice I Like Beer's attorney to defend his refusal to drop charges against Flynn
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Thu May 21, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Federal judge taps Barr on the wrist for withholding evidence
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Court rules previously living rocks are not minerals
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Wed May 20, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Bold of you to assume Trump cares about the Constitution
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Ain't nuthin' gonna happen
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Despite several US Attorneys craving to take down a senator for insider trading, Barr has moved all insider cases to the purview of the DC USAO, who Barr just had replaced with a lackey
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(CNN)
 
 
 
News: Federal judge rules citizens afraid of catching Covid-19 can vote by mail. Fark: in Texas
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Tue May 19, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Wisconsin is starting to resemble a failed state. Starting?
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(OilPrice.com)
 
 
 
Wake me up before you go go, Venezuela's losing Citgo-go, Wham, in your face Maduro
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Georgia Republicans cancel election so Kemp can appoint his own supreme court justices
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(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Salvage firm can recover Titanic telegraph machine stop strong salvage to follow stop
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Brazil is now number three
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Hobby Lobby's Hammurabi robbing hobby doesn't pay off, as they're forced to give back more illicit Mesopotamian artifacts
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
More blood for the blood god
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Mon May 18, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Profiles in Courage: Wisconsin edition
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
The "I'm rubber, you're glue" defense isn't going to save Flynn
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's Monday, the start of a brand new week. Time to kick off your shoes and your Sunday blues and watch the MSNBC Primetime block, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Sure, we've had first impeachment, but what about second impeachment?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Stop me if you've heard this one: A guy residing in a mammoth hole for past three years calls out, "Justice Department must get off the sidelines and do its job, regardless of whose political interests might be damaged"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
They wanted a seat at the table. "Now that they've been granted a seat at the table, they have set the table on fire and thrown it out the window"
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Sun May 17, 2020
(Green Bay Press Gazette)
 
 
 
Area man passionate defender of what he imagines constitution to be
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(CNN)
 
 
 
How to tell if Trump is lying. Meghan Trainor unavailable for comment
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Sat May 16, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Judge rules that woman can sue Edward Norton over production of Motherless Brooklyn. The other four people who saw it are willing to settle for a ticket refund
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Spokesman Review)
 
 
 
GOP state Rep. responds to Satanic invocation by spilling olive oil down Washington Capitol steps. Rep. gets $4,700 cleaning bill from state, eventual entry to Olive Garden of Eden
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(Green Bay Press Gazette)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court says the legislature should make the COVID rules. The legislature says local governments should handle it. Local governments say "No, thanks." Meanwhile there were 410 new deaths reported today
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
First the courts say tomatoes are vegetables, now they say spiders are insects. What next, tofu is food?
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(NPR)
 
 
 
But his e-moluments
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(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
Rich guy says public dock near his luxury home gets in the way of his three boats. Bonus: he knew it was there when he bought the house but assumed he could "fix the problem" with enough money and lawyers
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(Page Six)
 
 
 
Gelfling unable to secure emergency divorce from French muppet, hmmmmmmmmm
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(WGNTV Chicago)
 
 
 
Wisconsin nurse goes full Wisconsin with news crew at bar after virus restrictions tossed out
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Thu May 14, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Over/under on how many of these beaming specimens of health are still kicking this time next month?
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
A chef might label a jar of salt a jar of sugar, but the label does not make the salt any sweeter
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(Townhall)
 
 
 
Dispatch from Upsidedown World: "People with pre-existing conditions know it: Donald Trump is the healthcare President" by Natalie Herp. Err.. Harp
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Jared: Testing too many people or ordering too many ventilators will spook the markets, so we just shouldn't do it
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Brian Kilmeade (who is currently doing Fox and Friends from his home) opines that Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to slaughter thousand of Americans will kickstart Pennsylvania and New Jersey to kick start their own slaughters
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Wed May 13, 2020
(WBAY Green Bay)
 
 
 
The latest legal excuse for opening your business in violation of a quarantine: freedom of religion, and equal protection under the 14th Amendment
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Of course Republicans will pass another stimulus bill (but they have to act like Republicans first)
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(Tech Dirt)
 
 
 
Utah's police dogs are good puppers, want to make their handlers happy. Unfortunately, this makes them really bad at sniffing drugs
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wall off Wisconsin
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Awww, John Roberts claims the ConSupremes are very concerned that all the calls for congressional hearings into Don Cheeto's many crimes could be seen by the ConJustices as mere harassment
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Liberty University fired its entire philosophy department by mail, wants to focus on peddling religious nonsense and not Platonian nonsense
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Could this be true from the 'conservative' Supreme Court? It appears likely they are going to reject Trump's immunity claim that he is immune from criminal investigation while in office
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(C-SPAN)
 
 
 
Another day, another case with potential republic-altering ramifications. This is your Faithless Elector SCOTUS discussion thread (10am EST)
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(The Cut)
 
 
 
Trans woman that had case heard by SCOTUS for being fired from funeral home for being trans finds different path back to workplace
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Tue May 12, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Trump's lawyers came right out and asked the Supreme Court to make him king. Thomas already thinking, "Sure, why not?"
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
SCOTUS just heard the argument that religious institutions should be allowed to do what ever they want with no government input. This argument was put forward by Justice Kavanuagh when he feared a lawyer representing the Catholic Church was failing
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Man who wore KKK hood in California grocery store won't be charged due to "insufficient evidence" of anything other than protected free speech, being a dumbass
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Just a friendly reminder that the Supreme Court will hear Trump's tax return case today. Not that any of it matters
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Mon May 11, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Indiana's Attorney General not actually an attorney for the next 30 days which seems be the very definition of a "slap on the wrist" given that the Bar found "clear and convincing evidence that he committed the criminal act of battery" on four women
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The 1789 statute that could force Mnuchin to hand over Trump's tax returns, and destroys the DOJ OLC opinion that says that agencies don't have to report to Congress if, you know, laws still mattered, which all recent evidence suggests they do not
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Nothing is illegal while you are the President
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Sun May 10, 2020
(Bangor Daily News)
 
 
 
Businesses sue to end shut down saying there is no epidemic in Maine
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Sat May 09, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Republicans will shell out $20 million in taxpayer funds to keep people from voting this year
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Ted Cruz does the most Ted Cruz-iest thing he could possibly do. Remember to check back 14 days from now to see if he tests positive for the 'rona
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(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
Puddles Pity Party performs a sweet cover of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' dedicated to all frontline workers
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Fri May 08, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's either Fresh Hell or Free Floating Friday. Time to put away the toys away and relax with a tall, frosty mug of MSNBC Primetime Discussion, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(MSN)
 
 
 
John Roberts secures his legacy by protecting Trump once again
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(Politico)
 
 
 
McConnell 2016: We can't fill a Supreme Court seat in an election year, the voters must decide. McConnell 2020: LOL
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Thu May 07, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Thirsty Thursday is upon us and goodness knows the news today is enough to drive a soul to drink. So, grab a cold one and join us in the MSNBC Primetime thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Oklahoman)
 
 
 
Oklahoma Supreme Court: Making voters get their absentee ballots notarized makes voters choose between risking their lives and not voting, so we're striking it down. OK legislature: that's a feature not bug, so we're reinstating it
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
He scared
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Christie's Bridgegate accomplices have convictions thrown out because "federal fraud statutes at issue do not criminalize all deception, corruption, abuse of power"
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Imagine, if you will, that 2020 draws to a close with Donald Yep securing re-election because members of the electoral college vote against their states popular vote
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Ken Buck (R-CO): "What I was asking Eli to do was not to commit fraud, I was asking Eli if he understood the decision and if he was willing to follow the request of the Republican central committee." On a request to knowingly sign a false affidavit
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(Wired)
 
 
 
NO. *click*
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wisconsin SC Chief Justice says the quiet part out loud about people who work in meat packing plants
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Wed May 06, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
American Bar Association in 2019 'this guy isn't qualified to be dog catcher' ABA in 2020 'Appeals court judge requires a different skill set than dog catcher so he'll probably be alright'
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(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
While hearing arguments during a robocalls case Justice Breyer gets cut off by an incoming phone call
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
When your oral argument with Supreme Court gets literally flushed down the toilet
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
RBG proving once again that she is the indisputable SCOTUS badass
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Because Republicans rejected Medicaid expansion, tens of thousands of Americans are uninsured during the pandemic
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Tue May 05, 2020
(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
Back off? In his moment of triumph? I think you overestimate your chances, Mr. Barr
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
"The country is witnessing the steady, uninterrupted intellectual and psychological decomposition of Donald Trump"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Chief judge of DC Court of Appeals has asked CJ Roberts to assign a formal investigation into whether McConnell unethically pressured a sitting judge to retire so McConnell could install his protege Justin Walker
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Mitch McConnell says to hell with approving more coronavirus stimulus, remains laser-focused on the Republican takeover of all judgeships
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Mon May 04, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Supreme Court phones it in
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(The Week)
 
 
 
You can thank former President George W. Bush for exposing the current president's greatest failure
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Court to Nunes: go fark your grapefruit somewhere else
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Not News: senior citizen asks questions about hotel reservations website; NEWSFLASH: Justice Thomas, during teleconferenced oral arguments
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Former Republican President calls for unity in the face of Covid-19. So of course the current Republican President divisibly ragetweets against him
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Sat May 02, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Apparently, reading between the lines does not warrant a traffic stop
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Fri May 01, 2020
(The Morning Call)
 
 
 
And you thought Supreme Court justices shouldn't get improper influence from private or partisan interests. Silly you
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Appeals court to Barr and DOJ: turn them over. Rage tweets in 3,2,1
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Welcome to Fresh Baby Friday. Today we welcome the offspring of one of our own. Let's raise a glass and toast the new family in the MSNBC Primetime discussion thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
There's regular dumb and then there's accidentally an email to the prosecutor investigating you dumb
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(CNN)
 
 
 
I will never lie to you, lies the White House Press Secretary
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
U.S. Appeals Court: Sorry, Donnie, but you can't punish "sanctuary cities" by withholding coronavirus aid
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Thu April 30, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Kansas court decides voters don't have to prove they're white in order to vote
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Party of "No" has no idea how to deal with COVID crisis
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Wed April 29, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's the whacked out Wednesday edition of the MSNBC Primetime Discussion thread. Tell us what sort of whackiness you've got on your mind, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Pretty soon, not only will you be shackled to your employer for health insurance, your boss will get to make your medical decisions, too
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
...he's an asshole?
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
DOJ lawyer: Congress can't sue the president for diverting funds to spend on border wall. Merrick Garland: Does that also mean the president can pay for everyone's healthcare?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Susan Collins puts the (R) in worst
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
The Supreme Court is trying to run out the clock on the House's subpoenas of Trump's tax returns
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Mon April 27, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Federal Appeals court: Reading is Fundamental...to "our scheme of ordered liberty" and thus a right to learn to read is a protected constitutional right under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Today the Supreme Court voted 8-1 to reject Republican efforts to sabotage parts of the Affordable Care Act
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
For thirteen years, the EPA has prevented construction on a site that might or might not be federally protected, and they're being passive aggressive about it too
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's time for the Monday Maddite thread. [insert clever joke here]. fun starts at 8pm EST
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Bill Barr demands the collusion remain secret
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(CBS 17)
 
 
 
A ReOpenNC leader admitted she tested positive for the coronavirus; she also refused to say whether she attended public demonstrations during her quarantine
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Doorman may be elected to the NY State Assembly because his opponent didn't read the memo about attaching cover sheets with her TPS petitions before they go out
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Trump goes on tirade against Fox News, accuses them of being liberal propaganda after airing anti-Trump attack ad
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(Do You Remember)
 
 
 
Subby's parents used to tell him stories about having to walk to school uphill both ways in a blizzard, etc, etc, etc. What stories do you think the kids growing up now will tell THEIR kids about what it was like growing up during the 'rona?
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Sun April 26, 2020
(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Looks like Trump can add sedition to his list of crimes against the country
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Fri April 24, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Once again, it's Fresh Hell Friday. I've got nothing clever to say, so let's plop down on our sofas and catch the MSNBC Primetime lineup, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Not news: Prisoners at risk from COVID-19. News: Washington state Supreme Court denies medical release. Fark: ONE VOTE stopped parole of Gary Ridgeway, The Green River serial killer
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Thu April 23, 2020
(Bloomberg Law)
 
 
 
The SCOTUS has ruled in favor of the environment over allowing Trump to destroy it
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(Common Dreams)
 
 
 
19 and counting, and that was just for a primary
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Why you're so angry at Elena Kagan. Oh, you're not angry at Elena Kagan? You don't even know who Elena Kagan is? Alright then. Carry on
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The person tapped to lead U.S. pandemic task force knows a little something about running labs
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The new person tapped to lead US pandemic task force is qualified because he's A: A former doctor? B: A former biologist? or C: A former Labradoodle breeder?
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Wed April 22, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Doctor Bright, who questioned use of hydroxychloroquine, fired by President Notsobright
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Before the virus, the SCOTUS communicated on paper rather than email. It has leapt into the future by embracing conference phone calls. What's next? Just the fax
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's Whacked out Wednesday. Just remember that we're all weathering the same storm. Welcome to the MSNBC Primetime thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
DC district attorney hires former Roger Stone prosecutor, calls out the DOJ on his bio page
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Republicans to Governor Evers and Wisconsin residents: DROP DEAD
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(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Arizona (R)eprobate lists her UPS mailbox as her actual residence, might get bounced off the ballot
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Tue April 21, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Taco Tuesday is upon us. Order me up a couple of beef ones and a margarita while I set up the MSNBC primetime discussion thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(CBS Pittsburgh)
 
 
 
J. Biden / M. Obama 2020?
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Professor Romero finds that "our Constitution is no longer working for us"
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Gorsuch and Kavanaugh disagree on stare decisis being sacrosanct. This will be a big deal
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Brazil's Bolsanaro manages to out-Trump Trump, by not just encouraging anti-lockdown protests, but LEADING them... all while coughing
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Stephen King is very concerned about Maine's senate race
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Left handed eskimo midget albinos are feeling left out in Washington State
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Supreme Court: Mostly guilty isn't enough to convict someone; unanimous jury verdicts required. This means you, Louisiana
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Government Executive)
 
 
 
Oh happy day, court rules Federal agencies free to launch retaliatory investigations against whistleblowers
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Teenager? Check. Posting about her probable COVID-19 infection on Instagram? Check. Local Sheriff threatening to arrest her if she doesn't delete it? Check. First Amendment? Nope, not for you, little girl
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Okay Susan, NOW you should be concerned, challengers shouldn't be able to out-raise an incumbent, by 300%
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Fri April 17, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Churchgoers sue Beshear for violating religious freedom, hiding his genetic enhancements, and palling around with Section 31 terrorists
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
You may want to sit down for this, but the Trumperor's plan to dissolve Congress and start making recess appointments is based on a disingenuous interpretation of the Constitution, and might be for ulterior motives
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(The Onion)
 
 
 
Behold the Greatest Moments in Slideshow History
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Not news: Because of COVID-19, U.S. Supreme Court modifies Rule 33.1. Fark: Briefs can now be submitted on 8½ x 11 inch paper
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Thu April 16, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Look everyone *yawn* Susan Collins is concerned again
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Wed April 15, 2020
(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Well known hacker Orin Kerr wants the Supreme Court to decide if violating the fine print in a web site's terms of service is a felony
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Rebooted Clinton era attack dawg James Carville sure knows his stuff, says that the Republicans can absolutely win the fall election -- if they cheat
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Two out of three federal judges are extremely sorry they can't do anything for victims of Jeffrey Epstein. Third judge thinks the other two are assholes who gutted the Crimes Victims Rights Act of 2004, and Fark their condescending florid language
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Tue April 14, 2020
(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Cuomo slams Pocket Putin for his insane states' rights battle
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Mon April 13, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
If there is on "upside" to the Pandemic, it HAS put the brakes on Moscow Mitch's drive to pack the federal courts with lifetime appointed ideologues
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court shoot themselves in the SCOTUS
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(CNN)
 
 
 
US Supreme Court to hear cases on Trump's financial documents, religious freedom, and the Electoral College, and they're literally just going to phone it in
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Sun April 12, 2020
(KMBC Kansas City)
 
 
 
Looks like we aren't going to Easter service in Kansas anymore
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Sat April 11, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Churches claim that their parishioners are being quarantined "for being Christian"
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Fri April 10, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Hey kids, today on Schoolhouse Fark we're going to learn about a 1905 Supreme Court case, Jacobson v Massachusetts. Why? "Jacobson instructs that *ALL* constitutional rights may be reasonably restricted to combat a public health emergency." Ruh-roh
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(The Nation)
 
 
 
Meet Trump's replacement for Brett Kavanaugh's old seat, a judge with almost no judicial experience, who hates the ACA and is rated as "unqualified" by the ABA. No word if he likes beer or not
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(Some non-Magat)
 
 
 
Why are Trump voters so poorly informed? They get their news from articles like this
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Thu April 09, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
An anti-LGBTQ Republican activist and some pastors in Harris County TX have challenged the stay-at-home order in state district court claiming that the government is issuing edicts and mandates that are "an infringement on religious liberties"
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Thursdays. Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Maybe the MSNBC Prime Time block and socially distant friends at 8PM Eastern will help fill the void
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Wed April 08, 2020
(Wisconsin State Journal)
 
 
 
Wondering who won in yesterday's Wisconsin primary election? Tune in next Monday for "What Absentee Ballots Are You Referring To?" or "We Have A Lawsuit BINGO"
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
WI GOP Monday: Absentee ballots that aren't returned in time can't count. WI GOP today: Except those from Republican-leaning areas, of course
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(News 8000 La Crosse)
 
 
 
Thanks for voting, we just changed the rules. Again. Sorry, your vote doesn't count even though we said it would
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Tue April 07, 2020
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Law firms lay off associates due to lack of work, ergo NJ to allow 2020 law school graduates to be de facto attorneys and practice law without a license ad hoc as long as a respondeat superior is around. Caveat emptor
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Mon April 06, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Arbitration was designed to kill class-action lawsuits. But lawyers, uh, find a way
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(WISN Milwaukee)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court: Let voters die
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Sun April 05, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Apparently you have a constitutional right to die for your chosen deity
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Sat April 04, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Followup Facepalm: Wisconsin GOP apparently believes only Democrats are too sick to vote, wants to block extended absentee voting
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Fri April 03, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The evil goes on unabated. Yertle is pushing Trump to fill an upcoming DC Court of Appeals vacancy with an unqualified snot-nosed punk from Kentucky that's a family friend, and who also clerked for I Like Beer, and is a Fox News regular
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Andrew Cuomo slams Trump for his attempts to blame states for the Coronavirus pandemic
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Thu April 02, 2020
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
In a timely decision, N.J. right to die law for terminally ill patients survives latest court challenge
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(NPR)
 
 
 
It's probably not legal for President Trump to declare a national quarantine, which sounds like just the sort of thing you'd want to tell him to get him to do it
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Wed April 01, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
The Notorious RBG rules that Supreme gym is to remain open .... Yeah, YOU tell her about social distancing
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(National Review)
 
 
 
"Trump's Daily Briefings Expose His Inadequacy," crows mean-spirited liberal fake news socialist mouthpiece, The National Review
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Texas pastors demanding exemptions from math, physics, chemistry, and biology
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Mon March 30, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
IF the Supreme Court rules in Trump's favor the US could suddenly lose 27,000 healthcare workers who have grown up in the US, have known no other home, and are on the front lines of fighting Coronavirus right now
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Sat March 28, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
So, about that "united" part of the "United States of America"
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Fri March 27, 2020
(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Please send snacks. Yes, SNACKS this time
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Thu March 26, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Nation's governors are defying President's return to normalcy plan
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Tue March 24, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
The Supreme Court has essentially eliminated insanity, which means that Trump supporters must now be regarded as self-aware and cognizant of their own actions
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(Times of Israel)
 
 
 
Israel facing massive constitutional crisis as Bibi refuses to leave because he knows he's going to prison when he does
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Supreme Court sides with Comcast over defamation lawsuit that could have cost them the equivalent of 30 premium cable, internet, and phone bills
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Blackbeard the pirate wins Supreme Court case, just 300 years after his death, yarrr
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(Tech Dirt)
 
 
 
Art Agency: People in China are stealing our unicorn design. Judge: The world is dealing with a bit more important things right now. Art Agency: Please. Judge: Did I stutter? Art Agency: Pretty please? It's an emergency. Judge: Did I farking stutter?
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Mon March 23, 2020
(NBC Philadelphia)
 
 
 
Gun shop loses battle to have gun shops declared life sustaining
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump says he hasn't consulted any of the four living former presidents for advice about how to handle the Coronavirus pandemic because he didn't want to "bother" them, and besides "I don't think I'm going to learn much"
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Sun March 22, 2020
(Axios)
 
 
 
When AOC and Rand Paul are both calling this a dangerous power grab, we better listen
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Sat March 21, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump-appointed judge rules that Trump can keep his taxes secret from Congress
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Thu March 19, 2020
(DeadState)
 
 
 
Anti-gay politician votes against COVID-19 testing bill because it 'redefines family'. Expected to come out of clo