- President Obama finds himself in the hot seat over the deadly embassy attacks, largely because of the failure of intelligence and security efforts — including a 2008 warning from Chris Stevens, his own self, that Benghazi was becoming crazy central.
- The feds may not be ready to sign on to medical marijuana, but some states are getting ready to let people toke the stuff up just for fun.
- Three Republican electors are openly discussing flipping the bird to their party's candidate and voting for Ron Paul instead.
- The government may cut off the flow of subsidies to the wind power industry and start sending cash to New England fishermen instead.
- New York City has officially imposed its much-discussed ban on big sodas. It's a good thing we'd never think of buying two smaller ones.
- It turns out that striking Chicago teachers are really bent out of shape over charter schools — which makes sense, considering how much better students at those schools are performing.
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