Put young children on DNA list, urge police Guardian. No matter how bad you think our loss of civil liberties is here (and I do not mean to understate how serious a matter it is in the US), it’s worse in the UK. “Primary school children should be eligible for the DNA database if they exhibit behaviour indicating they may become criminals in later life.”
Playing Bridge While The Ship Sinks George Borjas
SAR #8076 Some Assembly Required. I’ll confess I found this site because it picked up on one of my attempts at irony, and it looks like a keeper. It has a nice selection of black humor comments, mainly on matters financial.
TSLF James Hamilton, Econbrowser. Hamilton works through the scenario that has some hot and bothered: what if the collateral that the Fed is taking turns out not to be so hot?
Are You Happy? Sue M. Halpern, The New York Review of Books
Antidote du jour. Reader Joe sent me some more cute photos, but he had one of a decidedly different type that seemed fitting.
This is what the Fed sees when it looks at Wall Street:
We’ll return to our usual pix tomorrow…