So, it's supposed to get up around 100 here in Pittsburgh today. This is sucky, but it's something I'm going to have to get used to, because this country's leadership doesn't seem to think that global warming is a very high priority. The heat wave we're going through is going to become commonplace in the future. It is the new normal.
Also, the unemployement rate (which as of two months ago included me) was stuck at 8.2%, where it has been for the last four months. This country's leadership doesn't seem to think that is a very high priority, either, because they've spent the last three years ignoring it and instead obsessing about the federal budget deficit. High unemployement is also going to become commonplace in the future. It is the new normal.