Saber-Toothed Vegetarian Found By Juan Carlos Cisneros In Brazil BatangasToday (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
We’re Number One! On American Superiority Yes! (hat tip Marshall Auerback)
Chinese Vase Zooms From $800 to $18 Million in Record N.Y. Sale Bloomberg (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin
Poison Pools Point to Meltdown Wall Street Journal. Eeek….
A grand bargain that cannot end the crisis Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
Anti-cuts march draws hundreds of thousands as police battle rioters Guardian (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin)
UK watchdogs’ stance on bank capital attacked Financial Times
The Republicans’ Hispanic problem Chris Chillizza, Washington Post
FHA slow to flag problem lenders, stop them USA Today (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Was the fix in on Libya? Read the Dennis Kucinich submission in the Guardian, at the very end, where he points to war games with France and Great Britain that bear a very strong resemblance to an invasion of Libya (hat tip reader Externality). Before you deem this thinking to be paranoid, there’s precedent. The 2002 Millennium Challenge, then the most expensive war games ever staged, was for the invasion of an oil rich Middle Eastern nation that bore an awfully strong resemblance to Iraq.
Gov’t emails: Political reviews over requests for US records ‘meddling,’ ‘crazy’ and ‘bananas’ Washington Post (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Robert Samuelson’s Troubled TARP Arithmetic Dean Baker
Everyone Has a Stake in US Uncut’s Fight The Nation (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
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