So … This Debt Ceiling Thing Is Routine, Or The End Of The World?

Just when you were gettingover "Fiscal Cliff-itis," here comes "Debt Ceiling Mania." Allow a fictional take, on our very real pseudo crisis, to calm your media-jangled nerves.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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