Hello, everyone. It's great to be back. So… thoughts on the insanitarium known as CPAC? Was it everything you dreamed it would be? (Certainly the usual suspects looked and sounded as crazy as ever. And the Republican establishment's sucking up to wingnuttery, for example Mitch McConnell’s, was typically sad, stupid, and predictable.)
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P.M. Carpenter: The Republicans' delusional scenarios to nowhere in 2016.
Prairie Weather: On Snowden and the NSA's law-breaking, our government chooses not to listen.
Perrspectives: Obama's Ukraine critics are haunted by the ghost of Osama bin Laden.
The Duck of Minerva: Pakistan's democratic progression and the impending changes in Afghanistan.