>Obama freezing federal worker pay

President Barack Obama will announce a two-yearpay freeze for federal employees Monday, a move White House officials say is the first of many difficult decisions that must be made to reduce the nation’s mounting deficit.
The White House said Monday that the freeze would apply to all civilian federal employees, including those working at the Department of Defense, but would not affect military personnel. The freeze is expected to result in more than $5 billion in savings over two years, according to Jeffrey Zients, a deputy director at the Office of Management and Budget.
That would make only a small dent in the $1 trillion-plus budget deficit. But with voters voicing their anger over Washington’s spending during the midterm elections, even a symbolic gesture could demonstrate the White House got the message.

What's ridiculous is that we got in to a $1 trillion deficit to begin with. Any "small dents" in that will be appreciated.

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>Chrome OS Delayed

Google executives like to say they celebrate their failures, reasoning that when something fails, at least they've learned something. Perhaps with Chrome OS, they're learning how to set expectations.

It's looking pretty clear that Google is going to miss its fourth-quarter target for the launch of Chrome OS, a lightweight Web-based operating system that is designed for Netbooks. The company hasn't said as much, but Google CEO Eric Schmidt referred to the Chrome OS launch as "a few months" away in mid-November, and Jim Wong, senior vice president for Acer, told reporters last week that Google is planning a consumer launch in 2011.

This is pretty disappointing.


>Willie Nelson Arrested For Pot Possession

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Country superstar Willie Nelson was arrested Friday morning for alleged marijuana possession, RadarOnline.com reports. The musician was stopped at a Border Patrol checkpoint and reportedly found with six ounces of marijuana. 
Is this a surprise?


>Some photos I took on my birthday


There is so much natural beauty in Florida and one of the best places to soak it all up is at Gator Landing. While you’re there you can munch on some gator tail while looking out over the scenic St. John’s River. This is where my parents took me for lunch on my birthday. There’s a tree that caught my attention also… I love trees, hehehe.

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>single again


It feels so strange to be single again. Especially with a two year old. I have to admit there’s a lot of worry about the future. Will we ever get back together again? If not, who on earth would I date if I ever date again? Who would want to date me? Is our son going to grow up loving one parent and hating the other? Is this going to scar him for life?

I won’t lie, I want David back. But I want the happy David back even more. And if he can’t find happiness with me there’s not much I can do except wish him luck finding happiness with someone else.

I will always believe we were the closest to soul mates you can get.


>life sucks atm

>This post was originally going to be a list of all the things I loved about my husband.

Unfortunately, that love I have come to find is not returned.

All the Klonopin in the world could not stop the pain I feel in my heart. I wanted us to be a family. I was willing to tough it out through the hard times as I vowed to do when we got married.

Maybe he wasn't mature enough to understand the meaning of that. Maybe he just didn't care from the start. Maybe he just has someone on the side that he would rather be with.

But one thing remains. He hates me and doesn't want a family with me.

What did I do but try my best to express my love for him and try my best to battle my illness? Why couldn't he have appreciated that I was going to have my good days and bad days the same as him? He talks about being an adult but he doesn't seem to know what being an adult is all about. You face stress, especially in the middle of a recession, and especially when you have a 2 1/2 year old child.

But that's the way it is. Oh well.


>This is my "we're getting separated" face




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