Budget Battles Over, Looking Towards the War

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A pie chart showing budget expenditures for Federal Year 2010. The large dark red portion represents defense spending.
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Even as many public workers and lawmakers are breathing sighs of relief over an averted shutdown, larger fights over the national budget are brewing in Washington; U.S. leaders consider the anti-democratic elephant in the room of the Middle East, Saudi Arabia; JPMorgan Chase law suit may bellwether for rules about alerting clients regarding bad deals; this week's agenda; talking to the editor of "The Pale King"; the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter and the beginning of Civil War; Egypt simmers again as Mubarak writes his own history; and Victoria Brown, the new voice in 'nanny lit'.