Charlie Crist (D-FL) walks up to Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera (R-FL) at an inopportune time.

Marijuana Decriminalized in Maryland
  • Fri, April 18, 2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) signed a bill which will decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. The law takes effect October 1st.

AEI: Democracy in Afghanistan is Good for the US
  • Fri, April 18, 2014

The American Enterprise Institute gives an argument for why we should continue to support elections and stable democracy in Afghanistan.

The Changing Face of Combat: One Year of Women Serving on the Front Lines
  • Fri, April 18, 2014

At Fort Bragg and other large military bases, women are beginning to filter into combat roles traditionally filled by men.

Who are the Bad Guys in the Bundy Standoff?
  • Fri, April 18, 2014

Judge Napolitano expresses his shock at the militarization of the BLM, and the unconstitutional attack on free speech in the ongoing Cliven Bundy saga.

Why Is America Holding Back During The Russian Invasion?
  • Wed, April 16, 2014

There are three reasons the United States is holding off on taking further actions in Ukraine, according to Wall Street Journal Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib. Firstly, the Administration wants to wait until a meeting happens on Thursday between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavro. Secondly, Europe is reluctant to take a stand and sanctions from the U.S. alone do little to dissuade Russia. Thirdly, the U.S. and the Europeans now worry that hostile acts toward Russia might incentivize Vladimir Putin to take even more aggressive actions in Ukraine.

Uninsured Face Tax Penalty Alongside Obamacare Deadline
  • Wed, April 16, 2014

The tax for choosing not to enroll in Obamacare begins at only $95 per person or one percent of an individual's income. However, this tax increases over the years, reaching $695 per person or 2.5 percent of an individual's income by 2016.

WSJ: Russian-Flagged Trucks Enter Slovyansk in Ukraine
  • Wed, April 16, 2014

Ukraine sent military forces Tuesday to address the pro-Russian rioters in Eastern Ukraine. Armored vehicles with Russian flags entered the city of Slovyansk Wednesday morning.

Study: Even Casual Marijuana Use Results in Brain Damage
  • Wed, April 16, 2014

Even recreational marijuana use can cause permanent damage, altering patterns in the brain's regions of motivation and emotion, a study collaborated between Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School found. "People think a little recreational use shouldn't cause a problem, if someone is doing OK with work or school," study co-author Hans Breiter explained, "our data directly says this is not the case."

WSJ: Who Pays the Most in State Taxes?
  • Wed, April 16, 2014

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut impose the highest state taxes, The Wall Street Journal reports. Where should you move to avoid high income taxes? Wyoming. While the national state and local tax average is 9.8 percent, residents of the Cowboy state pay only 6.9 percent.

Ceremony Held One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing
  • Tue, April 15, 2014

One year to the day after the Boston Marathon terror blasts, families of those killed attended a brief, quiet ceremony this morning at the bombing sites on Boylston Street.

NATO Calls Russia to Withdraw Troops from Ukaraine's Border
  • Tue, April 15, 2014

Russia must deescalate and "ease the pressure" in the Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Tuesday. He told Russia to pull back its troops from Ukraine's border and to clarify that it does not support the pro-Russia separatist riots.

Former VA Gov.: Snowden Was Wrong, Leaks Create Tragedies like Boston Bombing
  • Tue, April 15, 2014

Russia will obtain all of Edward Snowden's information, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore (R) told TellDC Tuesday, "what that does is it diminishes our capacity to do the kind of investigation that will prevent people in this country from doing harm, like we saw in the Boston marathon."