The President is a politician. No big surprise there, but disappointing nonetheless. He could make sure military families get paid, but he won't. Because he knows that those who disagree with his preferred budget might agree to it anyway if it means keeping the troops in pay. More here, here, here and here.
(Note: I do not believe, as some do, that Obama planned this budget crisis maliciously.)
Another earthquake in Japan.
Libya is still happening.
Elementary schoolchildren gunned down in Brazil.
Oil is at $110 a barrel.
But my boy is really cute.
And baby Zoe is finally here! Congrats to Kim and Jared.
And that's good news.