Jindal Sues Obama Admin Over Common Core


Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over Common Core Wednesday, arguing that the government’s role in pushing the standards on states threatened states’ rights and abused federal funds.

Arne Duncan Plays Awful Defense in Basketball

Duncan's effort on D as strong as the White House's/AP

Chris Hayes may disagree, but sports do matter. Obama and his aides played up the president’s supposed affinity for hoops in order to up his optics and boost his ego. However, facts are stubborn things, and the facts remain that our president’s administration just isn’t that good at basketball.

Championships are won and lost with defense. Last weekend’s USA Basketball National 3×3 tournament was the first time we got to see an Obama staffer, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, actually play against someone actually trying to win. The results were uninspiring.

Report: 4 in 10 Government Security Breaches Go Undetected

DHS cyber security analysts / AP

A new report by Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.) details widespread cybersecurity breaches in the federal government, despite billions in spending to secure the nation’s most sensitive information.

The report, released on Tuesday, found that approximately 40 percent of breaches go undetected, and highlighted “serious vulnerabilities in the government’s efforts to protect its own civilian computers and networks.”