Ice melting takes some thought… Angry Bear
The Tragedy of the European Union and How to Resolve It George Soros, NYRB (MS)
Germany faces ECB backlash FT (RS)
How to Find Weeds in a Mortgage Pool Gretchen Morgenson, Times
A Stinging Rebuke of the DOJ on Access to Counsel at Gitmo Scott Horton, Harpers
A Terrifying Way to Discipline Children Op-Ed, Times. In liberal Lexington, MA.
Cutting the Deficit, With Compassion Christina Roma, Times. And ponies!
Romney: GOP leaders made ‘big mistake’ agreeing to sequester The Hill. “He has violated the law that he in fact signed.”
On Obama’s ‘Disappointing’ DNC Speech James Fallows, Atlantic
Obama: ‘Help Us Destroy Jesus And Start A New Age Of Liberal Darkness’ America’s Finest News Source
Employment in Two Administrations Krugman, Times. Drowning government employment in a bathtub.
Hu Jintao pledges boost for world economy despite China slowdown South China Morning Post
Does China’s Sina Weibo threaten or help to entrench Communist rule? Globe and Mail (Ottawan)
Textiles begin weaving their way home Independent
Why This Cute Animated .Gif Is Totally Wrong About Economics Joe Weisenthal. A bad metaphor for QE.
A Malevolent Forrest Gump Washington Monthly. Strom Thurmond.
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