Arkansas police want to talk to man about toe sucking Reuters (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Is Reuters experimenting with the HuffPo strategy?
New Mac OS X Trojan Imuler Hides Inside Malicious PDF ThreatPost :-(
Ketchup killing proves sauce of fun for Brazilian town Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Creepy-crawlies may help heal diabetes wounds Reuters (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Remember that scene in Gladiator?
Police recordings key part of Calif. beating case Associated Press. Buzz Potamkin: “Cop records himself murdering homeless man. Chilling.”
Noyer Sees ‘Absolutely No Reason’ to Use 2008 Backstop for French Banks Bloomberg. Per reader George P: “Note the powerful ‘denial'”
Banking Systems Most Exposed to PIIGS Nations – 3,2 trillion USD Asymptotix (hat tip Richard Smith)
Europe Seeks to Ratchet Up Effort on Debt New York Times
Geithner Says New Democracies Need ‘Inclusive’ Economies Bloomberg (hat tip reader chogra). Lordie.
VIDEO: FBI raids CA corporate, taxpayer-funded airport offices. “Is this the House GOP’s Solyndra?” Political Carnival (hat tip reader 1SK)
Small Donors Are Slow to Return to the Obama Fold New York Times. Quelle surprise! But Obama’s 2008 bid was much less dependent on small donors than his PR would lead you to believe.
Left vs. White House over mortgage deal Politico (hat tip Peter W). The myth of the mortgage settlement deal lives on. And Politico sells the spin that this would be an Obama talking point with average Americans, as opposed to a sop to the banks
We The People is Live! WhiteHouse (hat tip reader furzy mouse). Obama, the man who has done more to sell out the middle class than any president in modern memory, pretends he is interested in your opinion. I’m not sure whether to be deeply offended or laugh.
How the Modern GOP Is Like a Death Cult Alternet (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Speculators Get a Break in New Rule Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
In Company Town, Cuts but No Layoffs New York Times
Commodity money: It’s back! (and it sucks) David Andolfatto (hat tip Rob Parenteau)
Why Small Businesses Aren’t Innovative Slate (hat tip reader Carol B)
Antidote du jour. I assume this did not end badly: