What to watch for:
President Obama will travel to Boston; visit a school to tout education policy and a museum to court donors (Politico)
Vice President Biden is in Russia for a diplomatic visit (Reuters)
Senate could vote on doomed-to-fail partisan budgets as early as today (L.A. Times)
Wisconsin legislature set to reconvene with or without missing “fleebagger” Democrats (TMJ4 Milwaukee)
Today on the main site:
Portland Going Nowhere, by Ethan Epstein: Except broke — light rail will do that to you.
A Modest Proposal to Fix Global Warming, by Jed Babbin: Significant cooling is just an eruption — or a Dr. Stangelove moment — just around the corner.
The Truth About Wisconsin, by William Kovacs & F. Vincent Vernuccio: Even with restricted collective bargaining public employees here would enjoy civil service protections far beyond anything seen in the private sector.
Green Temp Jobs, Granted, by Paul Chesser: Q: Is there a “green” business that can survive without government subsidies? A: No.
The Shame of Russell Simmons, by Jeffrey Lord: Hip Hop mogul attacks Peter King hearings: Islamic radicals and the Ku Klux Klan.
Terrorists with Union Cards? by Ken Blackwell: Maybe that will allow this administration to call the murder of U.S. airmen in Frankfurt terrorist acts.
Narrow Minds, Ugly Signs, by Ralph R. Reiland: The Westboro gang even hated Mr. Rogers.
Clip of the day:
Sen. Rand Paul on the Daily Show: