One of the nice things we can't have

Six ways of looking at infrastructure: “It’s their world. We just serve them in it.”

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Six shapshots: Why we can’t have nice things, like infrastructure.
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Supreme Court: Money is free speech, provided you have money to start with

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The whole “fight bad speech with good speech” argument presumes that we can all speak in the first place.
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Jesus Christ Superstore: Jon Stewart on the Hobby Lobby is a “person of faith” lawsuit

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Hobby Lobby wants to be exempted from the Affordable Care Act’s mandate to cover employees’ contraception.
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Will the Supreme Court allow the Secret Service to silence dissent?

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The Secret Service insulated President Bush from liberal protesters, but not conservatives.
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A legal look at Hobby Lobby’s ridiculous “freedom of religion” argument

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Hobby Lobby wants a religious exemption from Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. Here’s why they’re (legally) nuts.
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Is Hobby Lobby circumcised?

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Hobby Lobby says it’s a “person of faith,” so I have 17 tongue-in-cheek questions for the chain-store-of-faith.
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If Hobby Lobby is a person of faith, then why has it never taken communion or been baptized?

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At the Sup. Ct. today, Hobby Lobby is fighting the ACA’s contraceptive mandate by claiming it’s a person of faith.
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India’s Supreme Court stands by ruling re-criminalizing homosexuality

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India’s Supreme Court refused to reconsider its highly-controversial re-criminalization of homosexuality.
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Supreme Court stops gay marriages in Utah pending court case outcome

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After over 1,000 gay weddings have already taken place, the cat’s a bit out of the bag on that one.
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Mormons/GOP ask Sup Ct to stop gay marriages in Utah… for sake of the gays

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Sometimes love is a fist. The GOP Mormons actually told the Sup. Ct. to disallow gay marriage to spare us pain.
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