The Missing Link in SCOTUS Coverage

Yesterday’s session at the U.S. Supreme Court was one of the day’s biggest stories and got extensive coverage in the mainstream media. With the court holding its first public sessions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia this week, the focus was not so much on the question of whether his absence would change the dynamic among the judges as it was on whether the remaining eight on the bench would issue a decision that would substantially affect the right to have an abortion. The oral arguments that were heard in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole were minutely dissected as reporters sought to discern whether the justices were prepared to strike down a Texas law that sought to impose regulations on abortion clinics, which the pro-choice movement claims is a thinly disguised attempt to ban the procedure.

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The Missing Link in SCOTUS Coverage

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Democrats Have Disgraced Themselves over Brett Kavanaugh

Institutional collapse.

With the demise of the filibuster for judicial nominations, the Senate has become a more partisan body. Members of the opposition party no longer have to take difficult votes to confirm presidential nominees, and so they no longer have to moderate their rhetoric to avoid the appearance of hypocrisy. Many expected, therefore, that Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings would tempt Democrats to engage in theatrics and hyperbole. Few, however, foresaw just how recklessly the Judiciary Committee’s Democratic members would behave.

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What Is Going on in Sunspot, New Mexico?

A mystery.

While the nation’s attention is focused on the Carolina coast, something very odd is happening across the country in Sunspot, New Mexico.

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You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet

It's not paranoia if they're really out to get you.

Americans awoke Thursday morning to a familiar noise: The president of the United States waxing conspiratorial and declaring himself the victim of a nefarious plot.

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PODCAST: Search This

Podcast: Google and Kavanaugh.

Will Google survive the revelations of its political bias, or are those revelations nothing new? We delve into the complexities of the world in which important tech companies think they are above politics until they decide they’re not. Also some stuff on the Supreme Court and on polls. Give a listen.

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Do Zionists Have Civil Rights?

Smeared for doing the job.

When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump famously declared his intention to be a “neutral” arbiter of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories and put the onus for resolving the conflict on Jerusalem, few observers could have predicted that Trump would run one of the most pro-Israel administrations in American history.

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