Why It’s Unlikely Anyone Will Go to Jail Over Wells Fargo’s Massive Fraud Scheme New York Magazine (Re Silc).
Next Test for Wells Fargo: Its Reputation WSJ. Hilarity ensues….
QVC lays off 100 from its West Chester area operation Delco Times. Hmm.
Hanjin’s Stranded Ships Contain One Absurdist Filmmaker WSJ. The A-Hed lives!
CAPTURED: Systemic Bias at the U.S. Copyright Office (PDF) Public Knowledge
Hidden Horrors on the Pot Farms of California Cosmopolitan
Fight Al-Nusra, no strikes on rebels, Aleppo relief: Kerry & Lavrov agree new Syria ceasefire plan RT. Obama makes deal with history’s greatest monster, Vladimir Putin. Whatever.
Dear Old Blighty
Senior Labour MPs ready to go back to Corbyn FT. BWA-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!!
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Urban Shield police training in East Bay draws protesters San Francisco Chronicle
Nearly 500 more US Troops sent to Iraq for Mosul Attack in advance of Election Day Informed Comment. What could go wrong?
Clinton: Half of Trump supporters are in the ‘basket of deplorables’ Politico. Wowsers. This is Clinton’s version of Obama’s “bitter”/“cling to,” down to the fundraiser context.
Justice Dept. Granted Immunity to Specialist Who Deleted Hillary Clinton’s Emails NYT. A second grant of immunity.
Bipartisanship Doesn’t Work, Despite What Hillary’s New Ad Says New York Magazine
Bill Clinton, After a Year of Restraint, Unleashes an Impassioned Self-Defense NYT. The Big Dog woofs.
Why Clinton’s Iraq Apology Still Isn’t Enough Scott Beauchamp, The Atlantic. “When the question of Clinton’s culpability in Iraq came up again on Wednesday night, she emphasized the importance of learning ‘from our mistakes … so that it never happens again.’ She never actually said what she learned.”
Chelsea Clinton Says She’ll Stay With Family’s Foundation if Her Mother Is Elected Good Morning America. Touching solicitude.
New York Times and the New McCarthyism Consortium News
Imperial Collapse Watch
Bush aide’s previously unpublished notes show unfolding chaos of 9/11 Olivier Knox, Yahoo News. (Yahoo News is doing good work, in its quiet way.)
SEE IT: Walmart builds tasteless 9/11 tribute display out of packs of Coke Daily News. Tell me it’s not a great country.
NATO’s Expiration Date LobeLog
As Lockout Continues at Long Island U., Students Report Meager Classroom Instruction Chronicle of Higher Education. “[A}n instructor began a course by acknowledging he was unqualified to teach it. The temporary instructor, who is an administrator, told the students that he had to be there so he wouldn’t be fired, Ms. Hester said. He took attendance and noted that the syllabus had been posted online.” Good for the anonymous administrator!
The real scandal of this photo isn’t these two wretched, feckless drug addicts – it’s the criminal greed and incompetence of the US government, drug companies and doctors which enabled them Daily Mail. As NC readers already know…
Strong Unions Help All Workers—Not Just Union Workers In These Times
Apple’s Newest Product Isn’t a Phone or Watch, It’s a Lifestyle Motherboard. Really? Can I have my MagSafe connector back, then? Because my lifestyle includes tripping over power cords.
What Happens in the Brain When We Misremember Scientific American. Wait, what?
If Google Were a Book The American Conservative
Antidote du jour:
From the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine