Ohio dairy farm coddles cows with . . . waterbeds? USA Today (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Is this really fun for all the family? The giraffe hunters who pay £10,000 to shoot the gentle giants with guns and bows for sport Daily Mail (hat tip reader Diogenes). If I had any mojo, I’d have every tourist hunter in Africa have all their bad deeds come back on them 10x.
WIND POWER WITHOUT THE BLADES: BIG PICS Discovery (hat tip Martha R)
Hollywood regroups after losing battle over anti-piracy bills Los Angeles Times
Uproar after Jewish American newspaper publisher suggests Israel assassinate Barack Obama Haaretz (hat tip reader 1 SK)
On US Education: It’s the Socioeconomic Segregation, Stupid Common Dreams (hat tip reader Vicky)
Maine’s Tea Party Governor: ‘Slash Health and Human Services or I’ll Close Schools’ Common Dreams (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Keiser Report: Sinking Ship In Credit Sea (hat tip Philip Pilkington). Second half of the interview is with NC guest poster and former regulator Chris Cook on the oil market.
Showtime at the Apollo Maureen Dowd, New York Times. Oh, she’s on her marks again.
Left to Obama: Time for constitutional amendment against Citizens United Washington Post. A zillion readers sent this to me. As much as Citizens United is awful, I don’t see a constitutional amendment as doable, and it will sap energy from winnable fights.
Michael Kinsley And The Phantom Menace Paul Krugman
How to address apparent racial disparity in the consumer bankruptcy system Jean Braucher, Credit Slips
Hazard Insurance With Its Own Peril Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Reuters IFR: Bankers decry Fed’s secrecy in Maiden Lane auction Capital Markets & Securitization
The Muppet Show. Gonzo – Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues You Tube (hat tip reader furzy mouse). I’m clearly not up on the Muppets. I didn’t realize they went for tongue in cheek subversiveness. Now if they have any Kurt Weill productions, I’ll really be impressed.
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