First Amendment Today, June 28, 2018: A Supreme Court Special! Plus: ‘Pool Patrol Paula’!


New York Daily News on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement: “We are F*#%’D”

Front page of the June 28, 2018, edition of the New York Daily News, commemorating Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's announcement that he would resign, headlined WE ARE F*#%'D and featuring a caricature of President Donald Trump with a gavel and his hair styled like a judge's wig
Front page of the June 28, 2018 edition of the New York Daily News (via Twitter)

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan blasts conservatives on court for “weaponizing” First Amendment in 5-4 ruling on fees levied by public-sector unions

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasts conservatives on court for 5-4 green-lighting of President Trump’s “harrowing” Muslim travel ban

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump’s creepy Elf on the Shelf, jokes about migrant-child separations, leaves pro-death penalty group in stitches

Photo of Jeff Sessions at a podium during a Trump rally
Jeff Sessions at a Trump rally in 2016, when he was a U.S. senator from Alabama (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Rachel Maddow Show releases detention-center recording of migrant kids being warned not to speak to reporters

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Racist White Woman Video of the Day: “Pool Patrol Paula” harasses black teens at South Carolina pool, swats one kid three times

Former NSA contractor Reality Winner pleads guilty to leaking classified info to news media

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Telemundo personality Chef James makes “slant-eye” gesture to mock South Korean World Cup soccer team, proving Latinos can be racist too

See Also:
“First Amendment Today, June 26, 2018: Sarah Sanders, Maxine Walters, and…Laura Ingalls Wilder?!”

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Stephen Lemons is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering everything from government corruption to white-supremacist gangs. In addition to Front Page Confidential, his work has appeared in Phoenix New Times, the Los Angeles Times,, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine.

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