Articles of interest july 12, 2012

Good news! Wikileaks wins case against Visa.

GOP to the uninsured: Drop dead

Texas spends $25 million rebuilding mansion as Gov. Perry seeks cuts

Fantastic piece by Andrew Sullivan about capitalism as religion

If Mitt Romney had not left Bain Capital in 1999, he “would be guilty of a federal felony by certifying on federal financial disclosure forms that he left active management of Bain Capital in February 1999.” I’m no fan of Obama, but it’s a bad day for Mittens to call him a liar.

NYPD falsely connects OWS to the Sarah Fox murder.

The WTF for the day: “Revealed: JPMorgan Paid $190,000 Annually to Spouse of Bank’s Top Regulator” When is enough enough?

LIBOR is about to get real as cities and states sue. It’s because of this scandal that our economy is as awful as it is. I can’t say enough how huge this is.

Federal Reserve warns of new economic crisis” If they’re saying it, it’s about to be smoke ’em if you got ’em.

The War on Women continues. Texas passes a law defunding doctors if they tell a patient that a legal abortion is an alternative.

Cops over classrooms: Chicago uses teachers’ salaries to pay for school police

CA is doing so poorly, cities may cease to exist.

Stocks slide for 6th day in a row.

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