Princeton publishes how-to guide for hacking Sequoia e-voting machines engadget (hat tip Ed Harrison)
States’ Tax Receipts Fell Sharply in Latest Quarter Wall Street Journal. Predictable, but the magnitude of the decay caught many by surprise.
Mortgage Threat From Hedge Funds Irks Democrats New York Times
Democrats Plea for Help in Stemming Battle Between Banks, Transit Agencies Wall Street Journal. Hat reader Steve, who noted:
Seems to me that under our political system, partial nationalization will lead to far more perverse results than full nationalization ever did in Europe. More pork barrel than Marx.
Port Traffic Down Big In September Joe Wiesenthal, Clusterstock
Stocks: A Bear Case Felix Salmon
Losing control FT Alphaville (hat tip reader Dwight), This is the most important post to read today.
We also had this comment today from Marshall Auerbach that deserves commemoration:
By the way, I can’t help but feel a wry bit of amusement at the fact that our beloved Treasury Secretary promised us financial armageddon if we didn’t pass his wretched bill a few weeks ago. I wonder how he would describe this?
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