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Famous bear bandit is killed Adirondack Daily Enterprise (bob)
Fla woman charged after dead animals found in home Associated Press (Lisa Epstein) :-(
Aunt Pythia’s advice mathbabe
Japan’s economy shrinks annualised 3.5% Financial Times
Competitiveness will not save the euro Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
Hanging in quiet desperation is (becoming) the Greek way Yanis Varoufakis
Venice hit by floods – in pictures Guardian
White House Grand Bargain offer to Speaker Boehner Obtained by Bob Woodward Press Pass (nathan)
Hawks and Hypocrites Paul Krugman, New York Times
Don’t fear fiscal cliff, says Democrat Financial Times
Dems, GOP fight brewing over curbing filibusters Associated Press
Sunday Late Night: Why Did DiFi Reverse Course on Petraeus Resignation? Teddy Partridge, Firedoglake
U.S. Asks New York Landlords for Vacant Apartments to House Displaced Families New York Times. From gsimi:
I can’t imagine any real movement from area landlords in this regard. Most already refuse federal Section 8 vouchers, so that over half expire before they can be used (60 days); it’s become a churning operation.
Airlines Face Acute Shortage of Pilots Wall Street Journal
Banks should fear ominous new rulings in Fannie/Freddie MBS cases Alison Frankel (Reuters)
Administration Housing Policy in a Second Term Dave Dayen, Firedoglake
Franklin D. Roosevelt Letter Criticizing Democratic Party and Declining 1940 Democratic Party Nomination Michael Moore. Today’s must read.
Some Personal Thoughts Ian Welsh. Another must read, an an important contrast with the one above.
Antidote du jour (furzy mouse):