U.S. officials confirm influx of Russian troops into Crimea - The Washington Post: U.S. officials said Friday that Russian troops had entered Crimea, as President Obama warned that there “will be costs for any military intervention” and vowed to stand by the Ukrainian people.
Obama said he was “deeply concerned by reports of military movements,” that “would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the Ukrainian people” and would constitute a “clear violation” of international law.
she puts it, parenthood is “the last binding obligation in a culture
that asks for almost no other permanent commitments at all.” In this
sense, it isn’t necessarily that family life has changed that
dramatically in the last few generations. Rather, it’s stayed the same
in crucial ways — because babies still need what babies need — while
outside the domestic sphere there’s been an expansion of opportunities, a
proliferation of choices and entertainments and immediately available
gratifications, that make child rearing seem much more burdensome by