Country Diary: Dalmigavie Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Buzz is on a roll with animal stories.
Beloved Brooklyn Cow Dies of Natural Causes New York Times (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
TSA Agent Threatens Woman With Defamation, Demands $500k For Calling Intrusive Search ‘Rape’ TechDirt (hat tip Lambert Strether)
San Francisco May Make Nudists Cover Their Seats NPR (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
A Taste Of Their Own Medicine Org Prep Daily. Lambert Strether notes: “Revenge is a dish best served cold.”
An End to Empire Andrew Bacevich, American Conservative (hat tip reader Externality)
Scrambling for cancer drugs Boston Globe (hat tip reader Chris M). I hate to sound paranoid, but this reminds me all too much of how power companies operate in Alabama. They are extremely slow to restore power after a storm, and then use that to argue that they need rate increases. Is this part of an effort to forestall pushback on BigPharma prices?
Top of Chinese wealthy’s wish list? To leave China Associated Press (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
China’s migrant workers expect more John Gapper, Financial Times
Audio: Chris Christie Lets Loose at Secret Koch Brothers Confab Mother Jones (hat tip reader Paul T)
Let’s Just Raid Social Security Testosterone PIt (hat tip reader Carol B)
Businesses post most job openings in 3 years Associated Press
Translating the WaPo’s Bank-Talking-Point Editorial Abigail Field. A good takedown.
Moynihan Tries to Keep Bank of America Intact as Mortgage Loans Fall Apart Bloomberg. A PR plant.
How Moynihan Forced Sallie Krawcheck Out CNBC (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck).
FHFA Lawsuits: Price Tag Could Reach as High as $60 Billion Dave Dayen, FireDogLake
Analysis: Mortgage cases target people, not just banks Reuters (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Suing Banks Is Next Best to Letting Them Fail Jonathan Weil. Bloomberg
Libor inquiry looks at criminal angle Financial Times. So the only activities that get prosecuted are crimes against other financial players?
NewPage files for Chapter 11 Escanaba Daily Press
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