All I could say was, “Why, why, oh why, oh why, Why is it always like this?”

— I’d missed Charles Lane’s cunning plan to boost employment by creating deflationary expectations.

— Daniel Gross says the employment pessimists are wrong and jobs are coming soon.

— Netanyahu showers settlers with money.

— Racial disparities in stroke deaths attributed to “greater frequency of stroke risk factors, including obesity, hypertension, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, diabetes, smoking and socioeconomic factors such as lack of health insurance.”

— Investments in cancer research are paying dividends.

— The government should do more about potential asteroid collisions. Seriously.

In honor of painful and annoying health care compromises, Jawbreaker’s “Bad Scene, Everyone’s Fault.”