Cicero police: Only shoot coyotes as a last resort Syracuse.com (bob)
U.S. Government Purchases Millions of Potassium Iodide Pills to combat nuclear radiation from Fukushima Fallout raining down on the West Coast Bleeding Edge Blog (Deontos). We don’t know why HHS bought all these pills, but the assumption is plenty plausible.
FRENCH BANKERS: Bitcoin Has A Limited Future Agence France Presse
Transition, torpor and deflation Trading Floor (furzy mouse)
China Data Suggest Tepid Pickup in West Wall Street Journal
China overtakes US as largest goods trader Financial Times
US Embassy in Bangkok advises citizens to stock a two week supply of cash, food and medicine ThaiVisa (furzy mouse)
Economic Health: Has Greece Turned a Corner? Der Spiegel. How do you say “dead cat bounce” in German?
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Obama Readies Revamp of NSA Wall Street Journal
ObamaCare in California CounterPunch (Carol B)
A health industry expert on ‘the fundamental problem with Obamacare’ Washington Post. Wow, the young Ezra is not carrying the Administration’s water on this one. Hah, and the source makes points we’ve made earlier, such as the goal is to get healthy people (which includes healthy middle aged people), not just young people (you can be young and still spend a lot on medical care).
The curious silence of libertarians on pot legalization Pruning Shears
Conspiring Against Someone Who Was Mean to Your Boss Is a Very Strange Thing to Do on Your Own Jon Walker, Firedoglake
AIPAC’s Fed Candidate Stanley Fischer on a Warpath Against Iran AntiWar (Bob H). Charming.
Millionaire Oligarch Poses as Walmart Protester: Harasses Shoppers to Discredit/Mock Employees! Daily Kos (Teejay). Managed to miss this, but Peter Schiff, who has lost boatloads of money for his investors, deserves to be pilloried at every available opportunity.
US retailers warn on profits Financial Times
NY probes banks over early warning tips Financial Times
The Loopholes In The Volcker Rule Lee Sheppard, Forbes. Short version: even worse than you thought, presumably by design. But the details are telling.
A study of Financial Repression, part 4… Ultimately Unstable Ed Lambert, Angry Bear
Investors fear Fed rate-driven Treasury market shakeout Financial Times
More Students Subsidize Classmates’ Tuition Wall Street Journal
Eight Million Jobs Are Still Missing In America Huffington Post (Carol B)
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