We're not shy about criticizing federal spending, and the growing bipartisan lack of political will to restrain it. But we're also willing to applaud government efforts to spend resources more effectively, and with greater respect for both department mission and the Americna taxpayer.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's quest to regain a hint of relevance in the party primary has taken him down the road to gun confiscation. It's an extremely risky proposition, and one gun control advocates have largely tried to avoid over the years.
A couple of items that may get lost in the flood of stories about the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil fields...
1. Thanks to the fracking boom, the United States, not the Saudis, is the largest oil producer in the world: