Video of Violent, Rioting Surfers Shows White Culture of Lawlessness Gawker (Lambert)
Video shows petcoke dust cloud hitting Windsor’s riverfront Windsor Star (frosty zoom)
Now That It’s in the Broadband Game, Google Flip-Flops on Network Neutrality Wired. Running your own e-mail server (as in on your premises) is the only way to get Fourth Amendment protection for your e-mails (under the law, which of course is not the same as in practice)
Word and action show China’s commitment to slow MacroBusiness
In Europe, the case for… optimism? FT Alphaville
BoE helped Nazis to sell plundered gold Telegraph
What has been happening in Egypt Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Owen Jones: Cleared of aiding the enemy, Bradley Manning still faces a lifetime in jail Independent (Chuck L)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Ron Wyden: Intel violations ‘troubling’ Politico. Elicited “WOW” from Greenwald on Twitter.
Snowden’s father ‘approached by FBI’ BBC. More evidence the father is a loose cannon.
If Snowden Came Home, Would a Jury Convict? let’s fix this country (martha r)
Wikileaks Model Vindicated By Obama Administration Attacks On Press DSWright, Firedoglake
When should we aid Detroit? Felix Salmon
PG&E’s top boss acknowledges utility’s guilt in San Bruno blast but balks at proposed penalty Contra Coastal Times (Lambert). Is PG&E an evil company? Weren’t they the bad guys in Erin Brockovich?
NYC Soda Ban Struck Down Again, This Time By Appeals Court Huffington Post (Carol B)
Tourre trial told of ‘land of make believe’ Financial Time. Pelligrini (Paulson employee and architect of his CDO strategy) unquestionably lied. And jury nodding off. Not looking good for the SEC.
Buy-to-Rent Players Plan Bond Wall Street Journal. Can they really find enough fools for this? There’s virtually no private label MBS market and this will be an order of magnitude dodgier.
Monetarists see danger from ‘Summers Fed Telegraph
The Fed Deception Counterpunch (Carol B)
The Maddening of America Project Syndicate (Lambert)
And a bonus (Paul Kedrosky, hat tip Robert M): Fox Steals Cell Phone, Sends Text in Language of the Foxes GeekoSystem