Consider this just an ideas open thread.

Keep it clean, children could be reading.

I’ll start:  There is a deep sadness at the loss of members of SEAL Team 6.  Every soldier is valuable and mourned, but this tragedy seems to be special.

Updates:  This chart from Division of Labour (one of the Blogs I Read) in a post titled It’s the Spending Stupid:

And a columnist at The Hill notes S&P credit rating analysis values spending cuts more than tax revenue.