Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans charity that authorities said was a front for a vast gambling operation. (March 13)
Eleatic Stranger: The Kurds have fought hard for their own state of Kurdistan and they should get it. They are the only credible force to have defeated ISIS and they did it largely by their own efforts. The only people who oppose establishing Kurdistan are the extreme nationalists in Iraq, Syria and Turkey, but they themselves are minorities who have stolen Kurdish lands. The state of Kurdistan would be an ideal buffer state to stop those evil Sunni fundamentalists from ever returning there.