Below is a collection of some nice offerings from the interwebs, Twitternets and our very own comments section backed by the musical stylings of the Song Du Jour. Go ahead, get some get right.
The Big Chill: Obama Budget Cuts Include Slashing Low-Income Heating Assistance [CNN]
Obama Budget Proposal Sorta Kinda Takes A Shiny Machete To Pell Grants [Yahoo News]
A 2012 Budget Preview Involving Wonky Analyses and Opinions Aggregated By Ezra Klein [WaPo]
While Strikes Continue, Egyptian Constitutional Referendum Promised In Two Months [Voice of America]
Aaaaand Now Yemen Is Gettin’ It Poppin’ As Pro and Anti-Government Supporters Bump Heads [The NY Times]
Aretha Franklin Honored At Last Night’s Grammys [The Loop 21]
Someone Named Esperanza Spalding (?) Won the Best New Artist Grammy and Bieber Fans Were None-Too-Thrilled About It [MTV]
AUDIO: Teju Cole, Author Of Open City, Talks About Identity, Writing the Post-9/11 Immigrant Experience [NPR]
Happy Valentine’s Day, JJPers…or F*ck that Valentine’s Day if you prefer.
Cheryl Contee aka "Jill Tubman", Baratunde Thurston aka "Jack Turner", rikyrah, Leutisha Stills aka "The Christian Progressive Liberal", B-Serious, Casey Gane-McCalla, Jonathan Pitts-Wiley aka "Marcus Toussaint," Fredric Mitchell
Special Contributors: James Rucker, Rinku Sen, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Adam Luna, Kamala Harris
Technical Contributor: Brandon Sheats