Saturday afternoon, news broke that longtime Supreme Court Justic Antonin Scalia, 79, had passed away.

As conservative as they come, Scalia leaves behind a long legacy of strong stances. Only time will decide whether Scalia was a “good guy” or a “bad guy” in the long tapestry of American history and politics.


Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at