Oregon cat is world’s oldest at 26 years, 13 days: Guinness Reuters. So handsome!
How ants’ amazing sense of smell controls their lives Los Angeles Times
What’s a Death Midwife? Inside the Alternative Death Care Movement Yes! Magazine (Judy B)
Waiting for Android’s inevitable security Armageddon ars technica
26 reasons Google created Alphabet Fusion. Not bad for a story trying to be too clever.
LMFAO, The Band, Sends Cease And Desist Over LMFAO, The Beer Techdirt (Chuck L)
Japan raises warning level on volcano 50 km from just-restarted nuclear plant Japan Times. Lambert: “What could go wrong?”
China Mess, Yuan Devaluation Spread to the US Wolf Richter
All Is Forgiven In Athens DealBreaker
Eurozone approves €86bn Greek bailout Financial Times
Greek PM faces revolt as bailout approved Herald-Scotland (Sid S)
National Endowment for Democracy is Now Officially “Undesirable” in Russia Near Eastern Outlook (Glenn F)
Public Law 86-90| The Vietnam War Shows the Strength of Donbas’ Rights! Vineyard of the Saker (Glenn F). This post rambles a ton but some of the comments are very good.
Pakistan’s “Strategic Shift” is Pure Fiction War on the Rocks (resilc)
Black Churches Are About To Start Lobbying For The Iran Deal Huffington Post
Imperial Collapse Watch
Security Assistance: More Isn’t Always Better War on the Rocks (resilc)
US Military Uses IMF and World Bank to Launder 85% of Its Black Budget Anti-Media. Before you regard the claims as exaggerated, watch this video of Cynthia McKinney grilling Donald Rumsfeld as to how much Pentagon spending can’t be accounted for. You can’t move that kind of money through drug deals or even pallets of cash. You have to move it through financial institutions, whether private or the offical variety.
The Clinton Ship Takes on Water Wall Street Journal. Haha, Lambert was first with the SS Clinton metaphor!
Hillary Clinton Jokes About Emails at Fund-Raiser New York Times. Li: “There’s water in the engine room but the captain still claims it’s unsinkable. Can you believe she said this?”
Trump: I’ll face Biden in general election after Clinton unravels The Hill. Lambert: “Kill me now.”
A tricky balancing act in the Ailes-Trump circus Financial Times
How California Is Winning the Drought New York Times (David L). Draining 10,000 year old aquifers is winning?
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Hillary Clinton And Black Lives Matter Feel Each Other Out Huffington Post
Municipal court officials prepare in secret for major reforms St. Louis Post Dispatch
Dear #BlackLivesMatter: We Don’t Need Black Leadership orchestrated leadership (Nathan). Great phrasemaking: “Trickle down racial justice”.
Out of the frying pan BreakingViews. On Goldman buying deposits.
Wall Street’s new chat service is deleting problematic messaging Francine McKenna, MarketWatch
Sentiment as a Measure of Health of the Economy; Sentiment Theory vs. Practice Michael Shedlock (EM). Glad to see someone debunk this.
KKR’s Samson Resources Plans to File for Bankruptcy Wall Street Journal
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