I was sick with a fever on Friday and have been battling a cold ever since. Now I am catching up on my news and the big one was last night’s press conference with President Obama who announced the death of Osama bin Laden to U.S. forces. Here are statements by both President Obama and former President George W. Bush via our brother site Daily Kos.
I plan to bring my laptop to bed to watch the annual White House correspondents dinner, which apparently is laced with Donald Trump jokes. Can’t wait!
In a couple days I will release MomsRising’s popular customizable Mother’s Day video. Last year’s video was viewed by more than a million people. I sent it to family and friends as a Mother’s Day card. I can’t wait to show you this year’s video, which promises to be equally good.
Carolyn Hax responded to a new dad with maternity leave envy.
I loved this column by writer Carol Capó as to why government intervention is necessary to ensure that our air and water are clean. She made a compelling case for why changing our personal habits is not enough.
In other environmental health news: the American Lung Association just released a report comparing air pollution levels across cities in the United States, according to the Huffington Post.
In case you missed it, our Hilary aka “1plain1peanut” is blogging about education at Ohio Advocate for Public Schools. Let’s send some love her way!
What else is in the news? What’s up with you?