If you think Congress is insane now, just wait...
Good times to come!
Video reveals bank ‘activity’ a requirement for... →
themattsmith: nebraska-admiral: Welcome to the Oligarchy, friends. Hmm, I wonder why check cashing places exist? Could it be that the poor disproportionately don’t have bank accounts and thus can be taken advantage of? Could it be that poor credit can get you rejected from a bank? Or hey, you might not have bank activity if you, say, have overdraft fees piling on, especially if you bank with...
Breaking: Scandal. Koch, ExxonMobil busted writing... →
climateadaptation: Must read. Bloomberg blows the lid off of a DC front group that’s funded by anti-environmental corporations with major stakes in reversing regulations. The group drafts bills for Republican legislators, who then bring the issue to the floor and public to attack climate change, EPA, enviro-regs, and more. Source: Bloomberg Setting aside for later reading…
What completely befuddles me about this entire situation is the belief, as Louis...– Elisa Doucette at Forbes.com A more credible voice on top of what I said yesterday. Related: Netflix announces new NBC/Universal deal, which is undoubtedly way more expensive than the last deal.
Reading List: The Phone-Hacking Scandal →
nostrich: This took for-fucking-ever to put together. But! Quite like what I ended up with.
Outside a relative handful of financial publications, there is no such thing as...– Clay Shirky, “Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic” (via 43folders)
IMPORTANT ARTICLES OF THE DAY:
Huffington Post talks to Google exec Marissa Mayer (via Aurora) NYT has an interview with exiting FDIC chairwoman Sheila Bair The Guardian on News of the World’s Rebekah Brooks (via nostrich)
New Hampshire Planned Parenthoods to stop... →
sparkleneely: Republicans who voted against providing funding for PP justified their “no” votes with the ever popular “well, they provide abortions so they shouldn’t get ANY money.” great job guys.
News of the World phone hacking →
nostrich: 16.42 “In addition, I have decided that all of the News of the World’s revenue this weekend will go to good causes”, James Murdoch’s statement continues. 16.41 Yes - Reuters has confirmed, James Murdoch and News International have said that the News of the World is to close after Sunday’s issue. 16.39 BREAKING NEWS: James Murdoch has apparently said that this Sunday’s News...
The persistent black-white employment gap →
Oh thank goodness, Salon with a worthwhile piece for once. More of this, please.
soupsoup: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin: Americans would be outraged about the truth of capital gains
Mexico Drug War Tragedy: Survivors Protest, Fight... →
WAVING MY HANDS IN THIS DIRECTION TOO
Sheryl Sandberg and Male-Dominated Silicon Valley →
WAVING MY HANDS IN THIS DIRECTION
People who won in the Casey Anthony trial today:
Casey Anthony (duh) Nancy Grace Kim Kardashian Entenmanns
15-Year-Old Girl Faces Life in Prison for a... →
Rennie Gibbs became pregnant aged 15, but lost the baby in December 2006 in a stillbirth when she was 36 weeks into the pregnancy. When prosecutors discovered that she had a cocaine habit – though there is no evidence that drug abuse had anything to do with the baby’s death – they charged her with the “depraved-heart murder” of her child, which carries a mandatory life sentence.
Stop supporting the enemies of freedom and start supporting your friends. Cancel...– Instapundit I highlight this quote because of the part about “supporting your friends”, along with the note about about subscriptions to cable TV channels. If Jon Stewart spent one minute telling everyone to push for the end of 24-7 cable news, he’d already be doing more than he...
Fun Times With The Tea Party...
Eau Claire bar encourages customers to dump MillerCoors beers, in protest of restrictions on craft brewers Ohio House votes to ban all abortions after a heartbeat. Unfamiliar with procedure over there, but with Kasich, it’ll pass. And hey, how about this line! ”Critics point out that the Ohio legislation doesn’t include exceptions for rape, incest, or life of the mother. And why...