Chuck Jones’s rules for writing the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote @AmosPosner. This is how to write a spec….
Citigroup Checks in the Mail After Bank Bungles Foreclosure Deal Bloomberg. They only “forgot” to mail 23,000.
Servicing Matters Credit Slips
Five Questions for Mario Draghi Bloomberg. On QE.
New Head of CBO makes Preposterous Claims on Disability Economic Populist
Dems, GOP can agree: Trade is good for America Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts, Record Argus
Letter to the Editor – TPP is a raw deal Corrente. On the Roberts
propagandasyndicated Op-Ed. With handy letter-writing tip!
Can Greece avoid going bankrupt this month? Daily Telegraph
Greek Gov’t Looking More and More Like the Tower of Babel Greek Reporter
Bibi Goes to Washington Project Syndicate. Bibi to US: “Let’s you and him fight.”
US Soldiers Readying for Ukraine Deployment Defense News. For “training”….
Dempsey does not rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria Military Times
China Loses Millionaires as Wealthiest Tempted Overseas Bloomberg. Chinese squillionaires want to relocate from China, US squillionaires want to relocate from the planet…
King v. Burwell
Round-up: Today’s argument in King v. Burwell SCOTUSblog. Awesome summary. And SCOTUSblog has wall-to-wall coverage of King v. Burwell, so do check that blog. Here’s a transcript of the oral arguments.
McDonald’s Moving to Limit Antibiotic Use in Chickens New York Times
Obesity Is Hurting the U.S. Economy in Surprising Ways Bloomberg. Why not ban High Fructose Corn Syrup, for starters?
To Fight Inequality, Tax Land Peter Orszag, Bloomberg. Orszag a closet Georgist?!
Caring too much. That’s the curse of the working classes David Graeber, Guardian
ATMs and a Rising Number of Bank Tellers? Conversable Economist
AP will use software to write NCAA game stories Poynter Institute
Easier said than done The Economist. More public spending boosts philanthropy.
Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming Reuters. (Because “the story is out there.” Here’s a level-headed interview from Emirates CEO Tim Clark in November 2014. I’m not sure the state of play has advanced since then.)
The East India Company: The original corporate raiders Guardian (furzy mouse)
Financial collapse leads to war Club Orlov
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