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.


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.