01/25/2013 08:45 am ET Updated Mar 27, 2013

Morning Links: How We Argue Politics; Congrats, Mr. Barone; Boomtown D.C. May Be Slowing Down

-- Beltway bandits may (finally) be staring at hard times ahead.

-- Not at all surprising: L.A.P.D. using anti-terror policing powers in cases unrelated terrorism.

-- Headline of the day.

-- The 17 ways we argue politics.

-- Congratulations to Mr. Peter Barone on his accomplishment.

-- Cracked takes on misconceptions about the criminal justice system. (Of course, there are more than just five.)

-- Keep an eye on this story. It just doesn't add up.