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Don't Feel So Bad Barack!

As you know, for weeks the US-Israel relationship has been roiled by the speech to Congress secretly arranged by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer and US Speaker of the House John Boehner. America's head of state, President Barack Obama, and his administration were left out of the loop.

But that wasn't all, it turns out. Netanyahu didn't tell his own National Security Advisor what he and Dermer were up to either.

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Coming Up

We've got two pieces coming later this week that I want you to be on the look out for. One is on an emerging dynamic of the 2016 primary campaign which is yet to get much notice. Most of us know about the fiscal calamity brought forth in Kansas by Gov. Sam Brownback's effort to use the state to usher in the Lafferite Supply Side millennium. But that's not the only state where this is happening and not where the 2016 implications are most immediate.

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