9-11. Economic collapse. Katrina. Haiti. Japan. Oil spill. Egypt. Libya. Iraq. Afghanistan. European union collapses. Swine flu. West Nile Virus. Asian tsunamis. Are we having more and more natural disasters and human crisis events, or are we just covering them more? Seems like 10 of the 20 biggest news stories ever have happened in the last 10 years. OR we have seen 24/7 news outlets trying to make them that way. Or Jesus is about to come back. Just what the hell is going on? But Obama picked Duke to win the NCAA basketball tourney, so he's on top of it.