Clarence Thomas Rebukes Cory Booker’s “Spartacus” Stunt

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas issued a rare rebuke of Sen. Cory Booker’s histrionics during Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing last week. Booker last week beclowned himself when he declared that he was engaging in civil disobedience and breaking Senate rules by releasing confidential documents from Kavanaugh’s time in the Bush White House, comparing himself to “Spartacus.” It turned out the documents had already been cleared for public release, and the whole thing appeared to be a stunt by Booker to boost his standing with the far left ahead of a widely expected 2020 presidential run. When asked about

PredictIt Plays of the Week: No Obamacare Repeal, Thomas Next Justice Out?

Have you heard of PredictIt? PredictIt is a prediction market that attempts to “guess” the outcome to a number of political questions. For example, during the 2016 election, PredictIt had a market for “Will Donald Trump win the presidency?”. On PredictIt, you have the opportunity to buy YES shares and NO shares on any of these questions for anywhere between $0.01 and $0.99/share. When the question resolves to a YES, the YES shares will close at $1 and the NO shares will close at $0, and vice versa. This creates a market. When an event is perceived to be more