Sorry this is going up so late. The site was down for a while this AM, and I was off the grid since then.
U.S., Britain to be sued by Iraq over depleted uranium bomb use Digital Journal
Short on cash, Wikileaks suspends operations CNet (hat tip reader John D)
Congressional Democrats are nay-saying Obama’s budget Los Angeles Times
Job reports paint mixed picture CNN. Reader John D offered this comment:
This one statement demonstrates the lack of logic and the sheer wishful
thinking that is happening.
“We aren’t doing a whole lot of hiring yet, but I think you can safely say
the firing is starting to stop,” said John Canally, an economist at LPL
Financial. “And this shows that we’re close to adding more jobs.”
Banks told to comply on bonuses or lose UK banking licences in shock FSA ultimatum Telegraph (hat tip reader Tim C). As I have LONG said, regulators have the upper hand, if push come to shove, they can threaten to revoke licenses. And someone finally has gotten the nerve to make it clear to the banksters who is in charge.
Antidote du jour: