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Rise and Shine

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Justice Antonin Scalia needs to resign from the Supreme Court.

…. So often, Scalia has chosen to ignore the obligation of a Supreme Court justice to be, and appear to be, impartial. He’s turned “judicial restraint” into an oxymoronic phrase. But what he did this week, when the court announced its decision on the Arizona immigration law, should be the end of the line.

…. what boggles the mind is that Scalia thought it proper to jump into this political argument. And when he went on to a broader denunciation of federal policies, he sounded just like an Arizona Senate candidate.

…. Scalia should free himself to pursue his true vocation. We can then use his resignation as an occasion for a searching debate over just how political this Supreme Court has become.

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Thank you Purpleshoes LA and your 72-year-old Mom!

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NYT: President Obama plans to travel to Colorado on Friday to tour areas devastated by raging wildfires, the White House said on Wednesday. One of the fires, in the foothills near Colorado Springs, has burned 24 square miles, destroyed an unknown number of homes and forced some 26,000 people to evacuate.

Mr. Obama called Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Steve Bach of Colorado Springs, the state’s second-largest city, to get an update on the blaze, known as the Waldo Canyon Fire…

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12:0: Michelle Obama delivers the keynote address to the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s conference

1:35: President Obama departs the White House en route Bethesda, Maryland

2:0: PBO visits the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

2:45: Michelle Obama delivers remarks at campaign event in Memphis

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Morning everyone – could be a long day.




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