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Aaron Sibarium / Washington Free Beacon:
‘Unrelenting Daily Confrontation’: After Roe Leak, Yale Law Students Call for Ostracizing Conservative Classmates and Tossing Out Constitution  —  It's been a rough couple of weeks for students at Yale Law School, who are responding to news that the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade …
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court leak has eroded trust in institution
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Thomas blasts disclosure of draft Supreme Court opinion as ‘tremendously bad’
Jennifer Calfas / Wall Street Journal:   Abortion-Rights Marches Planned Across U.S. to Protest Possible Overturning of Roe v. Wade
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Opinion Roe's impending reversal is a 9/11 attack on America's social fabric
Discussion: Opinion Today and National Review
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
Trump endorsement of Mastriano leaves Pennsylvania Republicans furious  —  MECHANICSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — In picking a sure thing by endorsing state Sen. Doug Mastriano for governor in Pennsylvania, former President Donald Trump has set off a chain of events that could cost Republicans …
Discussion: WHTM-TV
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Politico:
Trump endorses Mastriano for Pennsylvania governor  —  Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano on Saturday landed the coveted endorsement of former President Donald Trump with days to go before the gubernatorial primary.  —  The prospect of Trump's endorsement of Mastriano …
Adam Wollner / CNN:
This state is Donald Trump's Achilles' heel
Discussion: Raw Story, New York Magazine and Axios
BNO News:
Gunman kills at least 8 at New York store while livestreaming on Twitch  —  A man has opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York while live-streaming on Twitch, killing at least 8 people and injuring several others, local officials and witnesses say.  He also posted an online manifesto …
Discussion: rbc.ru
New York Times:
How America Lost One Million People  —  Health workers at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City in late March 2020.  —  Victor J. Blue for The New York Times  —  Becky Bennett, left, and her sister Celestia Hadley tried to persuade their father to get vaccinated.  —  Lindsay D'Addato for The New York Times
Discussion: Bangor Daily News
Axios:
More bombshells for Jan. 6 committee before June hearings  —  The Jan. 6 committee may seek testimony from additional lawmakers as soon as next week, ahead of blockbuster TV hearings that kick off next month, Axios has learned. … - The briefers did not say which lawmakers will be contacted …
Presidentti:
President Niinistö spoke with Russian President Putin  —  Office of the President of the Republic of Finland  —  Press release 32/2022  —  President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö had a phone call with President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Saturday, 14 May 2022.
Felix Salmon / Axios:
The Musk-Twitter endgame  —  Elon Musk has agreed to pay $44 billion for Twitter, which is much more than it's worth.  His actions indicate that he doesn't want to pay that much — he still wants the company, just not at that price.  So the big question in the markets is …
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz / New York Times:
The Rich Are Not Who We Think They Are.  And Happiness Is Not What We Think It Is, Either.  —  Mr. Stephens-Davidowitz is the author of “Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in Life,” from which this essay is adapted.  —  We now know who is rich in America.
Discussion: Marginal REVOLUTION
Shefali Luthra / The Guardian:
‘This is real’: in Oklahoma, a post-Roe world has arrived  —  As the US braces for the end of a federal right to abortion, a new six-week ban in Oklahoma offers a preview of what's to come  —  The day after the supreme court leak, Andrea Gallegos had already started to cancel patients' appointments.
Talal Ansari / Wall Street Journal:
Netflix to Employees: If You Don't Like Our Content, You Can Quit  —  Streaming giant adds new ‘artistic expression’ section in first update to corporate culture guidelines since 2017  —  Netflix Inc. NFLX 7.65%▲ has a new message for its employees: Be prepared to work on content you may not agree with.
Akhil Reed Amar / Wall Street Journal:
The End of Roe v. Wade  —  For a constitutional scholar and pro-choice Democrat, there are reasons to endorse the leaked draft opinion overturning the 1973 abortion decision—and to see it as vindication for a range of liberal priorities.  — Copy Link
Discussion: HotAir
Michelle Singletary / Washington Post:
With higher inflation, living with your parents makes economic sense  —  Let's stop joking about young adults living in their parents' basement.  Financial independence doesn't have to come with a monthly rent payment.  —  I hate the jokes and condescending comments about adult children living at home …
Discussion: Twitchy and Althouse
Mitchell Ferman / The Texas Tribune:
Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot weekend  —  The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is asking electricity consumers to keep their thermostats at 78 degrees or above and avoid using large appliances between 3 and 8 p.m. from Friday through Sunday.
Dave Levinthal / Insider:
Some members of Congress are submitting comically illegible stock-trade disclosures — and nobody on Capitol Hill is doing anything about it  — Members of Congress are required by law to disclose their stock trades.  — But some lawmakers' disclosures are almost impossible to read.
CNN:
Fact check: Deceptive attack ad from Oz allies falsely depicts Barnette's positions on Black Lives Matter, race and policing  —  Trump: Barnette will never win Pennsylvania 03:44  —  Washington (CNN)A super PAC supporting Mehmet Oz, the celebrity surgeon and prominent candidate …
Discussion: Raw Story
Auswärtiges Amt / German Federal Foreign Office:
G7 Germany 2022 - Foreign Ministers' Communiqué  —  We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, have met today in a fundamentally changed strategic and security environment.
Discussion: Bloomberg
Parker Molloy / The Present Age:
AUDIO: Stefanik staffer twists himself in knots defending “pedo grifters” comment  —  “...'pedo' is not short for ‘pedophile,’ it is ‘pedo’ as in ‘children.’ ‘Pedo’ is, if you look it up on Google it's-”  —  Yesterday, just as I was wrapping up my work for the week, I saw this tweet from Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY):
 
 
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Paul J. Weber / Associated Press:
GOP's new midterm attack: Blaming Biden for formula shortage
Discussion: Twitchy and ImmigrationProf Blog
David Yaffe-Bellany / New York Times:
Sam Bankman-Fried, Crypto Billionaire, Wants Washington to Follow His Lead
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Amanda Coletta / Washington Post:
Suspects can use extreme intoxication as defense, Canadian court says
Discussion: scc-csc.ca and Washington Examiner
Jack Detsch / Foreign Policy:
Ukraine Still Wants More Help to Win the War
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Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Atlanta to bid to host 2024 Democratic National Convention
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Holman W. Jenkins, Jr / Wall Street Journal:
What Did the Steele Dossier Hoax Cost America?
Discussion: Althouse
Joshua Eaton / NBC News:
Federal operation nabs nearly 43,000 illegal gun silencers shipped from China
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NASA's Curiosity Rover Spotted a ‘Doorway’ on Mars
Orlando Sentinel:
DeSantis picks Cord Byrd as secretary of state, husband of QAnon, Capitol riot supporter
 

 
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