Headlines: The budget; Girl Scout cookies; meditation in prison

A not-comprehensive roundup of some things that caught my eye.

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Proposed 2012 U.S. Budget

How it might change:

I think I need a Thin Mint.

  • Inside the Girl Scouts’ New Cookie Strategy (The Atlantic, Feb. 4): “Since 1917, we’ve had a laser focus on goal-setting, decision-making, money-making, business ethics,” Pesich said. “I’ve heard people reflect as adults that Girl Scouts was their first foray into business.”

Inhale. Exhale.

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