Bottoms up for winning artist The Sun
Sowell: Obama Will Lead to Sharia Matthew Yglesias. This is the political equivalent of a Weekly World News story, but at least the WWN folks were sufficiently in contact with reality to know they were making the stuff up. I imagined they all got high before their editorial meetings. So what’s Sowell’s excuse?
Pedestrians, cyclists among main road traffic crash victims World Health Organization (hat tip reader Michael T)
Japan: 2.3 Applicants for EVERY Job Opening EconomPic Data
FHFA’s Lockhart on CNBC Bruce Krasting
North Korea, the submerging market bet John Dizard, Financial Times
Banks and the financial crisis Linda Beale
Bernanke is a Total Failure Unsuited for Role as Fed Chairman Michael Shedlock
Pushing on a string MarketWatch
BIS calls for global financial reforms Financial Times. This is a VERY harsh report, has gotten (so far) virtually no traction in the blogosphere or MSM. It’s also sensible and therefore will never get done.
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