Friday News Bites: Scalia Replacement Significance, Shkreli Karma + More

Happy Friday, Unicorns! Time once again to catch up on some of the news stories catching my eye this week.

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T and the S-C-O-T-U-S

Like most people from my generation (late-baby-boomers or early whatever-is-in-between-that-and-Gen-X?), I was taught to respect my elders, my teachers, or anyone in a position of authority, even if I disagreed with them. This apparently outdated training gave us very good manners and some real difficulty in calling our parents’ friends by their first names even when we were parents ourselves. It also meant that we behaved respectfully toward bosses or elected officials even if we couldn’t stand them or their politics, so that up until recently, political discourse always at least had the veneer of politeness. Read More R-E-S-P-E-C-T and the S-C-O-T-U-S