Above is Isaiah's The World Today Just Nuts "White House Correspondents Dinner". It and Kat's "Kat's Korner: You're no Emmett Till" went up yesterday. Today there's a great deal in the news. I want to focus on employment:
Chicago Tribune - 26 minutes ago
Dozens of Chicago teenagers on Monday told a small group of elected officials about their need for summer jobs to save for college, pay for food and, in some cases, avoid homelessness.
I worked in high school. We all did (all my brothers and sisters). When you come from a big working class family, it's really not an option. And this summer, for many teenagers, it's not an option. For some, it's a chance to make college money. For others, it's a chance to contribute some to the family bills. For others, it's a chance to get some spending money. All three of those are equally important when you are a teenager. And a lot of teenagers are going to find that there are no jobs.
The economy is now fixed. Barack Obama's refused to address the issue that carried him through the general election. And while Michelle's looking mad in designer glad rags, Americans are suffering.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"