Bird-brains

— The Internet has had a field day with the self-described God-fearing, freedom-loving, government-despising patriots who have commandeered a federally-owned bird refuge in Oregon. “Vanilla ISIS,” Y’all-Qaida” and...

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— The budget deal struck between the White House, congressional Democrats and sane … er, moderate Republicans represented an extremely rare instance of big-picture DC bipartisanship. While House Speaker Paul Ryan might be correct in assailing the...