FROM THE BLOGS:
Maybe Ike was right
Hot Air's Ed Morrissey recalls Dwight Eisenhower's final presidential address in which he warned the nation that the "military-industrial complex" may endanger the democratic process. In light of the recent NSA controversy, Morrissey argues that it is time to take Eisenhower's warning seriously.
Plan B and the end of innocence
The Corner's Kathryn Jean Lopez argues that young females should be legally banned from independently making the decision to obtain the "morning after pill," citing medical, emotional, and moral implications.
Ted Cruz gives away the game
The Washington Post's Greg Sargent criticizes Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for wanting to eliminate the path to citizenship, which he says is not an area of concern for most members of the GOP.
You call this insurance?
The New Republic's Jonathan Cohn uncovers the fallacies behind Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor's recent statements about projected insurance "rate shock."
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Rubio aims to add stricter language requirement to immigration bill
The Hill's Alexander Bolton reports on Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) plans to offer a new amendment to the Senate immigration bill that would make English proficiency a requirement for permanent residency.
Carney refuses to label Snowden before investigation
The Hill's Justin Sink reports on Jay Carney's hesitation toward using the word "traitor" when describing Edward Snowden. The administration will wait to comment on the Snowden until the investigation is under way.