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A Friday Christmas lagniappe

Saw these guys on one of the morning news shows today. Hope you enjoy this as much as I enjoyed their live version:

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Legalize prostitution?

As anyone who has read these pages more than once or twice – all six of you – might know, I have argued before that the criminalization of prostitution makes little sense. Charles Cooke takes up the argument in, of all places, the pages of National Review: If your political philosophy requires the micromanagement of…

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Major defeat for transnationalists at the Supreme Court

Those who would like to see US courts import so-called international law norms suffered a major defeat at the Supreme Court today. In the┬áKiobel case, Chief Justice Roberts, writing for a 5 justice majority (the Court’s liberals concurred in the judgment, but did not sign on to the Chief’s opinion), held that the Alien Tort…

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PA Voter ID Live Blog

Live now. Argument starts in 5 minutes

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Remember when we had a real President

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AuH2O

We would do well to recall the words of Barry Goldwater:  

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Happy Birthday, President Reagan

Today would have been Ronald Reagan’s 101st birthday, were he alive. We miss you, Mr. President  

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Philadelphia’s Fiscal Mess

In a great post on Philadelphia Magazine’s Philly Post, former news anchor Larry Mendte asks why there isn;t more outrage here in Philadelphia in response to the significant tax increases that City Council has dumped on us in what will surely be a losing effort to try and shore up the City’s woeful fiscal situation….

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Obama’s Disingenuous Attack on “Judicial Activism”

One of the longest running debates in American politics – and one on which the conservative side has fairly consistently prevailed – involves the proper role of the courts in our Constitutional system. Polls have consistently shown that a solid majority of the electorate agrees that the courts should limit themselves toppling the law, and…

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Congratulations, Vice Chancellor Laster

I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate my good friend, Travis Laster, on becoming the newest member of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Travis was sworn in today, and replaces retired Vice Chancellor Lamb on the nation’s premier business law court. Travis is an exceptionally talented lawyer, and a good man. I have every…

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