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Crews contain garage fire in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters in Portsmouth have put out a garage fire after flames sparked Tuesday morning.

Deputy Chief Jim Hoffler with the Portsmouth Fire Department said the fire started in a detached double garage on Roberts Court, shortly after 10 a.m. 24 more words

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"The Real Mainstay Of The Future Roberts Court": Samuel Alito, More Than Just A Face In The Conservative Crowd

In an important piece today that’s worth reading and remembering, the New York Times‘ Linda Greenhouse profiles Samuel Alito–beginning his tenth year on the Supreme Court–as the true conservative titan of the U.S. 431 more words


Obamacare 2.0 litigation: time to panic?

In September, I presented the D.C. Circuit’s decision to rehear the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an example of how  978 more words

Hollow Justice and Courts of Order in an Age of Government-Sanctioned Tyranny

 “The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people.”  —Justice William O. Douglas

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Why the Supreme Court Legalized Gay Marriage with Their Non-Decision

Yesterday, the Supreme Court basically legalized gay marriage by refusing to hear any of appeals of federal and Appellate Court decisions to legalize it.  Writing for FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver… 505 more words


One more reason to detest Ted Cruz

That settles it: Ted Cruz is my least favorite of the 100 men and women who serve in the U.S. Senate.

Why the additional scorn? Well, the freshman Republican from Texas said this about the Supreme Court’s decision to refuse to review state laws banning same-sex marriage: 292 more words

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