President Obama to Announce SCOTUS Pick, White House Creates Irritable Twitter to Prepare

President Obama will announce his pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and that’s when everything will promptly fucking fall apart. Senate Republicans have made it clear they won’t hold a hearing on Obama’s choice, so the only thing left is an irritable battle of words.

The Supreme Court's Three Female Justices Are Fighting Tooth and Nail for Reproductive Rights 

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, a challenge to Texas’s HB2, a wide-ranging bill whose purpose is largely to regulate abortion providers into non-existence. From requiring clinics to abide by the same building codes as a surgical center, to requiring physicians to have admitting…


Republican Detectives Aren't So Sure About Antonin Scalia's 'Heart Attack'

There are going to be kookoos any time a celebrity dies—we weren’t there when it happened, so, invariably, we don’t know the real truth. I am cool with this because I love to dream, since dreaming doesn’t hurt anyone. But we have just hit the conspiracy jackpot: the 79-year-young Antonin Scalia, a highly-controversial…

Hillary Clinton Broaches Abortion, Immigration in Call for Swift SCOTUS Replacement

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death sent 2016 presidential candidates into complete tailspin—not only is the choice of his replacement something that will meaningfully affect the sorts of values our country tolerates, it is also something blessedly new about which they can have a vigorous opinion.

A Brief List of Some of the Many Terrible Things Antonin Scalia Said and Wrote 

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79 on Saturday. It was an apparently peaceful death, by all accounts, in his bedroom at a West Texas luxury resort after a weekend of quail hunting. He has children and grandchildren and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to mourn him; let’s not do that here. Because Scalia,…

Famously Awful 5th Circuit Rules Against Obama Immigration Plan, Paving Way for Supreme Court Battle 

The exceedingly conservative 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against an Obama administration plan that would have allowed millions of undocumented families to remain in the country. On Monday night, the 5th agreed with a lower court, ruling that the immigration plan couldn’t be enforced while 26 states are…