March 04, 2014

March 03, 2014

Paul Ryan's New Report Undermines the Case for His Budget
11:32 PM

Turns out that underfunding programs makes them less effective. Who knew?

Inside Obama's New Budget: A Tax Cut (Some) Republicans Might Like
8:28 PM

In a normal political climate, this is where real, bipartisan negotiation would begin.

Enough With the Cliches Already
7:59 PM

The president should invoke democratic ideals, condemn the Crimea occupation, and shut up.

People Are Still Being Prosecuted for Legal Marijuana. Obama Hasn't Pardoned One of Them.

Obama is tougher on pot than Bush. But Americans like pot more than they like Obama.

No One Has Done More for Ukrainian Nationalism than Vladimir Putin
4:18 PM

Moscow's pressure has made nationalists in Ukraine, says a Russian dissident. But ham-fisted Ukrainian-language laws further drove Crimea's Russian-speakers toward Putin

Why the Government Is Treating Generic Morning-After Pills Differently Than Plan B

Under a new FDA ruling, makers of the generic drugs must indicate that the drug is intended for “women 17 years of age or older.” 

"We Are Speaking Very Loudly. We Are Carrying a Small Stick."
2:32 PM

Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking us seriously about Ukraine. 

The U.S. Debate Over Ukraine Has Everything to Do With Iran
12:45 PM

A Russian takeover of the Crimea changes nothing about the geo-strategic calculus in the region.