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A 'Narrow' Decision From the Narrow-Minded

Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court's latest disastrous decision.

Half Way is Still Only Half Way

"But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep." Sen. Richard Russell called it a work of "manifold evils." Sen. Barry Goldwater called it a "threat to the very essence" of America.