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Bitter Scalia Leaves U.S.

[Justice Antonin Scalia dropped a bombshell on the Supreme Court today, announcing his decision to resign from the Court “effective immediately” and leave the United States forever... Scalia lashed out at his fellow-Justices and the nation, saying, “I don’t want to live in a sick, sick country that thinks the way this country apparently thinks.” Scalia said that he had considered fleeing to Canada, “but they not only have gay marriage but also national health care, which is almost as…

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Scalia Says Marriage Views Not Affected by Lifelong Fear of Gays

In a blistering rebuke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, a dissenting opinion written by Justice Antonin Scalia said that the self-governing power of the people has been eroded.

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A truly exclusive Washington party: Antonin Scalia hosts justices to toast new Henry Friendly bio

A truly exclusive Washington party: Antonin Scalia hosts justices ...

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Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

“It’s possible that they will become more receptive to facts once they are in an environment without food, water, or oxygen,” a researcher said.

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Poll: Palin Would Bring Needed Dignity to Republican Field

Palin's ability to speak with precision and restraint is sorely lacking among other entrants in the G.O.P. race.

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Boehner: “I Don’t Want to Live in a World Where Seven Million People Get Affordable Health Care”

Boehner: 'I Don't Want to Live in a World Where Seven Million People Get Affordable Health Care'