If indifference to the dangers of climate inaction by the rich and powerful is a sin, as the Pope has said, how immoral is it for the rich and powerful to actively try to block the entire world from acting in concert?
After a post-midnight vote Saturday, the Senate took no action to extend or revise the National Security Agency's controversial phone data surveillance program. The program, along with other sections of the Patriot Act, will expire as planned on June 1.
King v. Burwell, in other words, threatens the individual health insurance markets in about three dozen states. The Senate Republican's proposed response to King, however, is to blow up the individual health insurance market in all 50 states.