FROM THE BLOGS:
Wanted: Adult supervision for the gun nuts
Kevin Drum of Mother Jones is not amused with the new National Rifle Association president's pro-gun conservative tactics.
Was it the Syrian rebels that used chemical weapons?
Ed Morrissey of Hot Air says the United Nation has determined that rebel forces used chemical weapons.
Obama and marijuana: then and now
The New Yorker's Hendrik Hertzberg notes that President Obama is the first president to openly consider himself an "enthusiastic" stoner.
Rand Paul toasts famous loner Henry David Thoreau
Scott Galupo of The American Conservative deliberates over the "negative liberty" found in the woods versus the "positive freedom" found in the city.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Republicans ride on Cruz control
Republican colleagues are divided over whether Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) personality is magnetic or divisive, reports The Hill's Alexander Bolton.
Obama hits the links with GOP senators
President Obama played golf Monday with Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), and Mark Udall (D-Colo.), according to The Hill's Justin Sink and Daniel Strauss.