The Call of Duty Villain of the Year is YOU Something Awful (FrankZappasGuitar)
WikiLeaks wins case against VISA RT (skippy). This is cool.
Italy in Crisis: the rise of ‘Super Mario’ technocracy Andrew Marshall, ROAR (Susan Pizzo)
Martial Law Britain Craig Murray (just me)
Tim Geithner’s Libor: Where Was the Barking Dog? Scarecrow, Firedoglake
Libor scandal – the net widens Independent
U.S. Is Building Criminal Cases in Fixing of Interest Rates New York Times
U.S. Drugged Detainees to Obtain FALSE Confessions George Washington
Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East Washington Post
Obama TV ad attacks Romney business record Financial Times. Ad here. As several readers pointed out in Links yesterday, the media is falling in behind Obama and news coverage like this is proof. For reference, “Daisy” is the gold standard for attack ads.
Guest post:The Romney job record in Massachusetts Jon Hammond, Angry Bear
David House Grand Jury Notes Pastebin (Lambert). Bradley Manning related.
Weakness in recent ISI company survey SoberLook
‘CIO Risk Management was ineffective in dealing with Synthetic Credit Portfolio’ FT Alphaville. Cover page reads like Dimon’s Congressional talking points. So which came first?
Here Comes the Catch in Home Equity Loans Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Mish & Steve Debate: Steve Says (I) Steve Keen (Glenn Condell)
Occupy Argument: It’s Constitutional Global Economic Intersection
Antidote du jour (Richard Smith). Backstory here.