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  • Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy

    Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy
    Charles Munger Jr. isn't waiting around idly for the U.S. Supreme Court to act on congressional redistricting. He's hoping for the best but planning for bad news. The political activist has resurrected his old reform coalition and is getting ready, if...
  • Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs

    Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs
    Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals. Do you...
  • Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates

    Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates
    Motorists have the right to put their favorite bumper sticker on their car, but do they have a free-speech right to a special state license plate with a Confederate battle flag or a message about abortion? That was the question before the U.S. Supreme...
  • How the abortion wars will end - with a truce, not a bang

    How the abortion wars will end - with a truce, not a bang
    The abortion wars have been devastating. To be sure, they have made it virtually impossible to enact policies that actually reflect the will of the people when it comes to abortion. Their toxicity also has infected other issues, from healthcare reform...
  • Supreme Court conservatives skeptical about EPA mercury rule

    The Supreme Court’s conservative justices questioned the high cost of a new Obama administration environmental regulation Wednesday, raising the possibility they could block the strict emissions rule for coal-fired power plants. Chief Justice John...
  • If you thought the War of Northern Aggression was over, well, wait on the Supreme Court

    If you thought the War of Northern Aggression was over, well, wait on the Supreme Court
    The personalized license plate is as American as … well, ever seen one in any other country? On Monday, not for the first time, the Supreme Court took up the equally quirky American question of free speech in the license plate context. At issue...
  • A middle way to resolve the Obamacare case

    At the Supreme Court argument in King vs. Burwell, the case challenging how the Affordable Care Act works, someone should have asked, “If a state with a federally run health insurance exchange now adopts or ratifies that marketplace as its own,...
  • Proposed GOP alternatives to Obamacare subsidies are bad medicine

    Supporters of healthcare reform were breathing a little easier last week after oral arguments at the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act. On the docket was King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Koch-backed...
  • Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote

    Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote
    When the Supreme Court justices met in private Friday to cast their votes and decide the reach of President Obama’s healthcare law, the outcome probably turned on the person who spoke first: Chief Justice John G. Roberts. When the justices meet to...
  • Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court

    Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court
    The anti-Obamacare lawsuit the Supreme Court heard Wednesday is based on a false premise, so it's not surprising that the first point made by the plaintiff's lawyer, Michael A. Carvin, was false as well. The false premise is that lawmakers intended to...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...