Wiretap: Tennessee store’s “No Gays Allowed” sign imperfectly legal
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A Tennessee store puts up a “No Gays Allowed” sign — and the kicker is that it’s perfectly legal to do so. Most people, according to the polls, think such a sign is illegal. But in most states, it’s legal to discriminate against people who happen to be gay or lesbian. Is this the next battle line in gay rights? Via Vox.
The question that we have all been asking ourselves about the Greek crisis: What would Thucydides say about it? Question asked and answered. Let’s just say it has something to do with hubris. Via Robert Zaretsky in The New York Times.
Is Greece really to blame for the euro crisis? One answer: “It’s when the tide goes out that you see who’s swimming naked.” Via The Washington Post.
The way out for Puerto Rico: Congress should allow it to declare bankruptcy. Via The New Yorker.
George Will: Some GOP candidates are coming unhinged over the same-sex marriage ruling. Think, for starters, Ted Cruz, who’s one who ought to know better. Via The Washington Post.
Meanwhile, the Episcopalian church is not coming unhinged — and has decided to permit same-sex marriages. Via Time.
Democrats are cheering every word The Donald has to say — and every percentage point he rises in the polls. Via The Washington Post.
If Democrats are looking for authenticity, they know where to find it: Why Joe Biden should get in the race. Via CNN.
At The National Journal, they’ve been studying the tax returns that Jeb Bush released so you don’t have to. Here’s the good stuff.
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