Wiretap: ‘Obamacare’ and marriage equality: Liberals are winning in the Court

Going to the chapel

It’s official. Same-sex marriage is the law of the land. Via The New York Times.

Reality wins

Linda Greenhouse, the Supreme Court writer par excellence, writes in The New York Times that in the matter of King v. Burwell, the Roberts court met up with reality and reality won the day. George Will has another version of the story. In his telling in The Washington Post, Roberts has helped overthrow the Constitution.

Naughty or nice

The big surprise in the Supreme Court decision is that it gave virtually nothing to the Obamacare haters. Via The New Republic. But for those looking for succor, all you have to do is follow the 2016 GOP presidential race. Via Real Clear Politics.

Souter tutor

How John Roberts turned into David Souter. Via The Week.

Happy day

Was this Obama’s best day of his presidency? It had to be close. Via The National Journal.

Long wait

Kathleen Parker: Meanwhile, Charleston waits nervously for Obama’s arrival as he comes to eulogize Clementa Pinckney. Via The Washington Post.


California, ground zero for the anti-vaxxers, is about to put into law one of the toughest pro-vaccination laws. Via Vox.

Snake oil

In landmark case, New Jersey jury decides that “conversion therapy” amounts to consumer fraud. Via The Daily Beast.

Hot times

Whether or not it’s directly attributable to climate change, this is expected to be the hottest year on record, with heat waves, droughts and storms to match. Via The Atlantic.


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