WSJ. Eight years on, and they’re taking a look…
Federal prosecutors are actively pursuing criminal cases against executives from Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. for allegedly selling flawed mortgage securities, people familiar with the probes said, as the clock ticks down for bringing cases from the 2008 financial crisis.
Brookings. Eight years on, and they’re taking a look…
HBR. What’s a nice CEO like you doing in a place like this?
Henry Paulson, FT. Nice little planet you have here. Shame if something happened to it…
Ian Welsh. Alternatively, everything is fixed.
Reuters. The cult of stock buybacks.
Martin Wolf, FT
AP (RS). Uber’s business model is to open markets by breaking the law, and that’s what their valuation depends on. $50 million is quite low.
And it’s a question worth asking: If a Paris-like attack happened here, what would the reaction be? Would it contain the unity and resolve we saw immediately after Sept. 11, 2001? Or would it look more like it does now?
Let’s hope not. The brought us security theatre, compliance culture, two lost wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the end of Constitutional government with Bush and Obama’s destruction of the Fourth Amendment.
Think Progress. So I’m not sure how we’re going to vet them. “But officer, I saw them putting mayonnaise on their Freedom Fries!”
New York Magazine
Josh Stearns. “A growing directory of apps, tools, sites and strategies for verifying, fact checking and assessing the validity of social media and user generated content.”
FT. NC readers will not be surprised.
McClatchy. The F-35 looked great on the PowerPoint slides…
Free Word. Classic post.
Real Clear Politics. Cool!
NYT. One of Carson’s advisors, Duane R. Clarridge, throws him under the bus, on the record. Clarridge was a recipient of for . So Carson can sure pick ’em, though to be fair Clarridge is probably no worse than John Brennan.
The Hill. Never let a crisis go to waste.
McClatchy. So untrue. The clear message is: “We’re Republicans-Lite™.” You’re welcome.
Daily Mail. Ka-ching.
WSJ. The A-hed!
LRB. Goya exhibit in London’s National Gallery.
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