Happy Monday. Somehow it seems those two words don't belong in the same sentence, but let's give it a shot anyway.
This may not be the best way to kick off the week, but it appears as if the nation's governors are resigned to Obamacare and are just "trying to make the best of a bad situation." (USA Today)
The hits keep coming, as it appears both parties in Washington don't have a clue as to how to really make the budget work. (Washington Times)
Comcast (yes, the parent of CNBC.com) and Netflix have entered into something called a "paid peering" deal, which you only need to know means no more weird delays when watching movies over the streaming service. (CNET)
The battle is only beginning to brew over how to get all Internet traffic treated equally. (Wall Street Journal)
In case you missed it Friday (as featured prominently under this writer's byline) the Federal Reserve really, really blew it when it came to seeing the financial crisis coming in 2008. (The Daily Beast)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.