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Welcome to Stephen Breyer’s TED Talk — or at least the Supreme Court justice’s very deliberate effort to school his fellow liberals. Breyer offered an ominous warning to Democrats plotting to “reform” the court, telling Harvard Law students that they should think “long and hard” before making any changes to the institution. Court-packing à la FDR
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order banning all government-mandated vaccine passports in Texas. Abbott stated that it is an infringement on citizens’ rights to track those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. “Every day, Texans are returning to normal life as more people get the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. But, as I’ve
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Today Reason published a piece by Jesse Singal about an English professor named Elisa Parrett. Parrett teaches at a public technical college outside of Seattle called the Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Last June 19, in the wake of the death of George Floyd, the school held an event called Courageous Conversations which was based
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It looks like Great Britain is going to follow in the path of the United States, Israel and other nations that have begun dividing their societies into two classes of people based on their COVID immunity status. With the soccer championships coming up and plenty of Brits itching to get back out to music concerts
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) issued a correction on a story that made some false claims about Georgia’s election law reform legislation. The newspaper made the mistake of printing Democrat talking points, specifically remarks made by President Biden, instead of the truth. AJC originally falsely reported that voting hours had been cut in the bill and
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Here’s another signpost up ahead from America’s Twilight Zone disaster on the southern border. The Washington Post reports that what used to be record daily numbers of successful evasions have now become commonplace: Nearly 1,000 people per day are sneaking into the United States without being identified or taken into custody because U.S. border agents
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Overreach in haste, “splinter” at leisure? It’s been mighty quiet lately on the so-called For The People Act, the massive bill that would federalize election jurisdiction and end voter-ID requirements. Until now, Joe Manchin and the filibuster appeared to be the Democrats’ only obstacles, but the New York Times reports that other Senate Democrats might
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Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is 38-years-old, is being investigated by the DOJ over a possible sexual relationship with a 17-year-old. According to the Times, this investigation began during the Trump administration: Investigators are examining whether Mr. Gaetz violated federal sex trafficking laws, the people said. A variety of federal statutes make it illegal to induce
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One way to distribute Covid-19 vaccinations is for the vaccinations to go to the recipients instead of recipients going to vaccination locations. This line of thought is being presented as a way to ease what is often described as inequities in underserved communities to access vaccinations. This idea is being used by retailers in some
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This has been a long time coming. Ghislaine Maxwell, who allegedly served as Jeffrey Epstein’s massage scheduler and procurer of young girls, has been charged with sex trafficking of a 14-year-old. Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein, was charged on Monday for the first time with sex-trafficking of a minor, as federal prosecutors
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Something fun to cleanse the palate on a slow news day. Meet Dan Rodimer, former pro wrestler, native New Jerseyan, and twice a failed candidate for elected office in Nevada. He lost those races because he had a bit of an image problem: Two 911 calls in 2018 by his then-girlfriend, now-wife, were made public
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After a lengthy period of not doing anything terribly provocative, North Korea has “test-fired” at least three and possibly as many as five missiles in the past couple of weeks. Considering how often this used to happen before Donald Trump’s efforts a negotiating with dictator Kim Jong-un, most analysts who study activities on the Korean
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