Stop calling it your money, says RBS Daily Mash
Historic snow fall turns Holy Land into the scenes we see in Christmas cards with first flakes for 100 years Daily Mail. Does this mean the rapture is nigh?
I Don’t Want Michael Bromwich Messing With My Next iPhone John Dean, Justia (Chuck L)
The Mandela Barbie Truthout (furzy mouse)
IMF admits it underestimated the fiscal multiplier EuroIntelligence (Mark Thoma). Does that mean they lose their license to practice economics?
Slovenia remains vulnerable Economist Free Exchange
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
By cracking cellphone code, NSA gains sweeping powers Washington Post
Fire the Liar Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS). Not Obama, a different liar.
Better late than never: the new insurance sticker shock story Tracy Lieberman, Columbia Journalism Review. “New” to the MSM, not to NC readers.
Errors Continue to Plague Government Health Site Wall Street Journal
Steven Van Zandt On Obamacare: ‘Mostly It’s Worthless’ Huffington Post (Pau Tioxon). Dueling celebrities.
Obama team sees hope for agenda after budget deal Washington Post
Gun control battle moves to Main St. Politico. Battle? Looks like a phony war to me.
Selling Priceless Art Won’t Save Detroit msmolly, Firedoglake
US judge backs credit card payout BBC. $5.7 billion.
The old banks are returning John Gapper, Financial Times
Lurid Subprime Scams Unveiled in Long-Running Fraud Trial Matt Taibbi (Chuck L)
The Fed Doesn’t Really Trust the Banks Either Matt Levine, Bloomberg (Scott)
Dead or alive? Schrödinger’s markets Financial Times
WHAT THE FLUCK! Adam Curtis, BBC (Mark Ames)
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