“The current institutional equilibrium has led to a perverse place”

Will Congress now take some responsibilty?

Tim Tebow Released by New England Patriots

Tim Tebow has gone through three NFL teams in a little over a year. Will there be a fourth?

Air Force Bombs Maryland Tavern

The Maryland Air National Guard bombed Darlene’s Tavern. Oops.

Who’s Responsible For Syria Boondoggle?

Raymond Pritchett longs for the good old days of Tom Donilan, Hillary Clinton, and Leon Panetta.

President Obama Orders 1 Percent Pay Hike to Avoid 34 Percent Pay Hike

Federal civilian employees are set to get a 34 percent pay raise. The mean old man in the White House is taking it away.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Blow Your Own Horn Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

If We Do Attack Syria, What’s Next?

Some questions that the Administration needs to answer before attacking Syria.

Obama Won’t Go To Congress, Because History Has Taught Him He Doesn’t Have To

Presidents have gotten away with ignoring Congress when it comes to foreign military adventures for a very long time.

Obama’s Confused Syria Strategy

Humanitarian wars have their own grammar but not their own logic.

How Times Have Changed: France, Not England, Joins US Coalition of Willing

Could anyone have imagined a decade ago a scenario when the United States would go to war with France by our side and England on the sidelines?

Brits v. the Yanks

An Example of How Institutions Matter.

It’s Time For Congress To Debate The Wisdom Of Attacking Syria

Some Members of Congress are calling for a debate before any strikes on Syria. They’re absolutely right.

All Same-Sex Marriages To Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes

The IRS will allow all married gay couples to file joint returns, but that still leaves couples in most of the country with more hoops to jump through.

The Problem of Secrecy

Persuasion is sometimes an important part of being president.

Boehner, Cantor Turned Down Invitation To Speak At MLK Anniversary

And Republicans wonder why they have problems with minority voters.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Younger Workers Don’t Use Phone

Managers want their employees to get off email and pick up the phone.

Question About Syria

Coalition of the Willing Forming for Syria Strikes

The United States will go to war without UN or NATO approval.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Brat Pack Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

White House: Possible Military Strikes Not Aimed At Regime Change In Syria

The White House confirmed today that the goal of any military intervention in Syria would be very limited. Which makes one wonder what the point of doing anything actually is.

A Counter-Argument on the Use of Force Against Syria

There’s more than one way to look at the civil war in Syria.

New Mexico Judge Orders State’s Largest County To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Three counties in New Mexico are under orders to issue licenses to same-sex couples.

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