1. My remarks on the Democratic debate in Flint (see comments). Too much agreement. Three Clinton cackles. Clinton is formidable and an experienced politician. Unlike Trump, you don’t even notice her lying. She smooths over contradictions, unlike Trump.

2. Four years after 2012, Syrian government calls for parliamentary elections

3. My biggest fear for 2016: the Dems’ 1988

4. Not even Jeb! endorses Marco (thank you, Kasich)

5. Gary North on why our civil liberties are increasing

6. U.S. building second airbase in Rojava

7. When a WordPress plugin goes bad

8. Conservatism as coalition