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July 15, 2013

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Happy Monday.

The Fourth Circuit recently ruled against Liberty University's challenge to Obamacare. That's a bit disappointing, but it was a long-shot lawsuit, anyway. More interestingly, in so ruling, the Fourth Circuit undercut several of the Administration's arguments in related cases challenging the illegal tax credits that HHS created in the 34 states that haven't established Obamacare exchanges.

Despicable Me 2 led the box office again this weekend, bringing its haul to $230 million in its second week. Grown Ups 2 scored in its first weekend with $42.5 million. Monsters and mayhem actioner Pacific Rim did not meet expectations, drawing only $38 million. I'm trying to figure out what precisely is wrong with Pacific Rim; this sort of movie is usually right up my alley. But I had no desire at all to see the robots vs. monsters flick.

JK Rowling, who really has nothing to prove, has been unmasked as the author of a highly-praised crime novel.

163 years of telegram service came to an end yesterday in India.


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