Problem-solving bacteria crack sudoku New Scientist
US may disable all in-car mobile phones The Register (hat tip reader John M)
Ahmed Ghailani, Gitmo detainee, acquitted of all but 1 charge in NY Washington Post. Mind you, this was out of 285 counts.
Justices Are Long on Words but Short on Guidance New York Times
India Microcredit Faces Collapse From Defaults New York Times
Low incomes make poor more conservative, study finds PhysOrg (hat tip reader Amit C)
Economic crash to drive 100,000 out of Ireland Independent
Should Ireland Accept a Bailout? Room for Debate, New York Times. Your humble blogger weighs in.
Dems Frustrated With White House Over Tax Cuts Fox News (hat tip reader Ed Harrison)
Americans Skeptical of Deficit Plan Wall Street Journal. Quelle surprise!
Obama awards Warren Buffett the Presidential Medal of Freedom MarketWatch (hat tip reader Scott). Ed Harrison remarked, “I thought that was an Onion piece. Wow. It’s that naked these days.” But given that Obama has a Noble Peace prize, this is more of the same.
George Soros Tells Progressive Donors Obama Might Not Be The Best Investment Huffington Post. Hardly news, but it’s one thing for this to be well understood, quite another for this to be discussed among major funders.
Foreclosure Fix Is Seen as Distant New York Times. Confirms our assessment yesterday.
Elizabeth Duke on Foreclosures and Documentation Issues John Lounsbury
Climate change and disease will spark new food crisis, says UN Independent versus Vilsack: Food Costs Won’t Surge Wall Street Journal
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