Toxic botulism in animals linked to RoundUp Food Freedom (hat tip reader Aquifer). Scary. If this story is remotely accurate, we are in a whole lotta trouble.
D’oh! Oil industry lobbyists punked by enviro activist (AUDIO) The Lookout (hat tip Lambert Strether)
The ECB’s all you can eat cheap money buffet – a primer FT Alphaville. My buddies who read the German press continue to say the ECB has no appetite to balloon its balance sheet to the size needed to forestall real problems (€2-3 trillion).
Mass March by Cairo Women in Protest Over Abuse by Soldiers New York Times
Israel’s emerging ‘Jewish Hezbollah’? Foreign Policy (hat tip reader May S)
China Hackers Hit U.S. Chamber Wall Street Journal. The Journal is nuts. Hacking the Chamber is “bold” when Chinese hackers have already gone after the DoD?
Can the U.S. Government close social media accounts? Glenn Greenwald
Obama and the GOP Circus Show Black Agenda Report (hat tip reader Valissa)
Father Nathan Monk at Pensacola City Council YouTube (hat tip Matt Weidner). This is pretty appalling.
Can We Afford Medicare? James Kwak
Fleet of Wahhhhhmbulances Arrive to Carry Off Grieving 1% Dave Dayen, Firedoglake
Anti-war banker ordered to pay taxes McClatchy (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Republicans vote down 2012 tax deal Financial Times
The Meme that Refuses to Die: Government Debt Must Be Paid Back Steve Roth, Angry Bear (hat tip reader Aquifer)
E-Mail Clues in Tracking MF Global Client Funds New York Times
Fed proposes new bank capital rules Financial Times
NY top court allows private securities claims Wall Street Journal
Obama and Geithner: Government, Enron-Style Matt Taibbi (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Antidote du jour. Porcupines are very much underrepresented in Antidotes. I;m told they have nice personalities (why wouldn’t you, if you didn’t have to be afraid of predators?)