French police officials continue their search for the gunmen—assumed to be Muslim fundamentalist terrorists—who murdered 12 people at the offices of the satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo. (Note: three arrests have reportedly been made.)
- Republican governors nursing national aspirations find themselves simultaneously battling their own legislatures—even those controlled by fellow GOP members.
- After years of accusing his opposition of obstructionism, President Obama has decided that the same tactic is a swell idea now that his Democrats are a minority in both houses of Congress.
- In Maryland, Frederick County Councilman Kirby Delauter (pictured) threatened to sue news media that use his name or referred to him without his permission, thereby guaranteeing ample coverage. In response, the Frederick News-Post abandoned usual editorial page sanctimony for mockery, including an acrostic spelling his name.
- Astronomers say they've identified several more Earth-like planets in other solar systems. The IRS is attempting to identify any lifeforms who can be tapped for taxes under creative interpretations of FATCA.
- California drivers, already milked at the pumps, are now paying a global warming tax. That'll make you hot under the collar.
- Forget the college kids—it's middle-aged men drinking themselves to death. Yeah, well, we have good reason to drink.
Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.
As Progressive Twitter Erupts at Joe Rogan Endorsing Bernie Sanders, a Reminder: Elizabeth Warren's Sexism Gambit Backfired
Sanders' lead over Warren has doubled since her campaign tried using a private 2018 conversation against him.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
He says "criminal-like behavior akin to treason or bribery" is enough, even if it's not "a technical crime with all the elements."