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Originalist Sin 0

At Above the Law, Tyler Broker explains that self-avowed Supreme Court “originalists” aren’t. A snippet:

Yet, when the most consequential cases involving some of our most fundamental liberties from the last couple of years are examined, entirely missing from the Court’s and often from the most prominent originalists’ analysis is an intellectual support based on original public meaning.

Instead, what has dominated the Court’s most consequential opinions are modern-based (politically conservative) value judgments that can stand in direct conflict with the lawful original intent of Congress.

Follow the link for the exhibits in his case.

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If One Standard Is Good, Two Must Be Better 0

Carl Hiaasen imagines an alternate universe.

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That Was the Weekend That Was 0

Field delivers a news roundup.

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Taxation Fixation 0

Thom counters the glibertarian argument that “taxation is theft.”

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A Tune for the Times 0

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If One Standard Is Good, Two Must Be Better 0

Celia Rivenbark explains.

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If You Whistle, They Will Come 0

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Deep Thoughts 0

Brian Greenspun.

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Base Desires 0

Title:  Trump Fires Up His Base.  Image:  Gasoline can labeled

Via Job’s Anger.

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The Art of the Deal 0

Trump to trick-or-treaters:  No treats until I get some dirt on Biden.

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Facebook Frolics 0

The disinformation dispensary.

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Situational Ethics 0

Lindsey Graham in 1999:  Impeachment is about restoring honor and integrity to the office.  Lindsey Graham today:  &*^$ honor and integrity.

Via The Bob Cesca Show Blog.

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It’s Bubblelicious 0

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That Was the Week That Was 0

And what a week it was.

Shaun Mullen summarizes the sequence of stupid.

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A Hair-Razing Experience 0

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Tales of the Trumpling: Snapshots of Trickle-Down Trumpery 0

Trumplers on parade.

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The Rule of Lawless 0

At Above the Law, Stacy Zaretsky reports on a letter of the law.

And in other news of the lawless . . . .

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Both Sides Not 0

Paul Krugman is an optimist.

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“Perfect” 0

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The Blot 0

Frame One:  Man says to woman,

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