Obama Begins Vacation Golfing With Wall Street Supporter Wolf Bloomberg
With eye on 2016, Hillary Rodham Clinton spreads theme of women breaking barriers WaPo. Three years is a long time in politics.
Why I Wouldn’t Vote For Cory Booker Charles Pierce, Esquire. “Fool me twice…”
Newark Mayor Cory Booker pocketed ‘confidential’ annual payouts from law firm while in office New York Post. And the law firm rakedin $2 million in fees.
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
Michael Hayden, Former NSA Chief: After A Major Attack, U.S. Likely To Seize More Surveillance Powers HuffPo. Hayden on Face the Nation: FT, The Hill.
Obama: Please Be Nice to Me as I Fail to Deal with This Awful Mess I Created! Brad DeLong. “This does not pass the bullshit test.” Well, he’s only been President five years. Give him a chance!
Lavabit and End-point Security Cryptome. Note especially #5, Tricky Dick fans!
Snowden’s father gets visa to visit son in Russia Miami Herald
Political Corruption as Duplicitous Exclusion Political Science and Politics (Avedon)
A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water Guardian
“Privilege” and the rhetoric of austerity An und für sich
UK wages fall among sharpest in EU Guardian
The Turkish left LBR
This Is Not the Deal The New Inquiry (BLCKDRGD). On fine print.
Sorry, AirSea Battle Is No Strategy The National Interest
Not Written in the Stars The Archdruid Report
A Pound of Music Jacob Bacharach
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