Lambert Strether is an old-school blogger from Corrente.
VA Federal judge refuses to add Perry, Gingrich, and Huntsman to the R primary ballot after they failed to qualify. None of these campaigns are serious, for all the coverage they get in our famously free press. Can you imagine Karl Rove allowing this to happen?
America’s incredible shrinking labor force FT. Continued success for the elite faction’s policy of choice on DISemployment.
The costs of DISemployment Billy Mitchell.
Depressions are depressing Salon.
Occupy Wall Street Joins Occupy The Dream: Is It Cooptation, or Growing the Movement? Black Agenda Report. BAR has been consistently right, early, on Obama. This is their beat. Watch this one.
“Wild Old Women” Close San Francisco Bank Of America Branch CBS San Francisco. Wheelchairs, walkers. Note to the Tactical Action Commmittee: They didn’t need to break any windows.
TSA Air Marshal Arrested in Mugging of Boston Occupier Wired. Stick to mugging the passengers, please.
SOPA’s Congressional supporters ProPublica. With contact information.
The Missionary Church of Kopimism New Yorker.
Izvestia: Reporters or Stenographers? Roundup PressThink. Truth vigilantes. Dear Lord.
Google ‘improperly’ accessed Kenyan rival Mocality’s database Guardian. Evil is as evil does.
FTC Said to Expand Antitrust Probe to Add Google+ Service Bloomberg. Dittoez. I don’t want to join any service that would have me as a member.
Israeli Mossad officers recruited operatives belonging to the terrorist group Jundallah by passing themselves off as American agents Foreign Policy, “‘It’s amazing what the Israelis thought they could get away with,’ the intelligence officer said.” Shocked, shocked.
Phil Angelides joins a mortgage startup Reuters. Ask not for whom the door revolves.
America isn’t a corporation Krugman. “Government should be run like a business” is a Big Lie in the same class with “Government is like a household.”
Whither India? VoxEU.
Mexican tycoon breaks parking attendant’s teeth when they refuse to help him change the tire on his car McClatchy. 1%ers behaving badly.
‘The law is clear': Judge jails 84-year-old billionaire for contempt after failing to finish Michigan-Canada bridge project Daily Mail. 1%ers behaving badly.
Goldman Sachs Mortgage exec Jeffrey Verschleiser rents 94-room hotel for a three-day tweenager party Matt Taibbi. 1%ers behaving badly.
Antidote du jour: Corrente contributor Valley Girl’s Maine coon cat, Tootsie: