Would you go to a horse race if you knew you wouldn't be able to watch the finish? Sure, the winner would be announced, but you wouldn't know whether it was a photo finish or whether the favorite won by several lengths.
The Supreme Court will hear three days of arguments starting Monday on whether President Obama's Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Twenty-six states have filed challenges to the health-care reform law.
A month ago, the one sure thing about Afghanistan was that the United States would not withdraw troops before November 2012, staving off potential disaster until after the elections.
Now that assumption is no longer certain.
"You can go to any college you want."
"You won't have to pay for college."
"You'll have lots of scholarships and financial aid."
These are just a few of the things my parents said throughout my childhood. I am a second-generation U.S.-born Latina.