As Iraq gets Iraq-ier, President Obama promises he won't send combat troops to prop up the tottering government, but airstrikes are a distinct possibility. Ron Paul warns that maybe this is just a continuation of lousy policy.
- The U.S. military is pondering how to "reintegrate" Bowe Bergdahl—bureaucratese for, "what the hell do we do with this guy?"
- Dave Brat may have pulled off a political upset by ousting Rep. Eric Cantor, but the Republican establishment remains committed to freezing-out the tea party.
- In its rush to "fix" the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, Congress passed a bill that may cost more than $500 billion over the next decade.
- At the World Cup opening ceremony, a paraplegic walked with the assistance of an exoskeleton developed by a Brazilian neuroscientist. No comment yet from Justin Hammer.
- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid proposes a tax cut for multinational corporations to convince them to bring trillions of dollars stashed overseas to the United States. The idea is to give the economy a boost and (temporarily) replenish depleted government coffers.
- Washington, D.C., considers loosening restrictions on medical marijuana.
"By phasing out these courses, all students will have access to an inclusive model of education."
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Warren Lent is suing the California Coastal Commission, arguing that its power to unilaterally hand down massive fines with minimal process is unconstitutional.
A training session for graduate students urged them to prohibit students from discussing problematic views.