Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to get your day started off right. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.
Orange County Realtors vs IrvineHousingBlog.com (The Big Picture)
California was one of the worst hit states of the housing bust, now group of realtors are targeting one of their harshest critics.
GOPese to English Dictionary (Crooks & Liars)
Ever wonder what the GOP means when it uses certain words and phrases? Steve Weinstein has the answers.
After 40 Years, the Complete Pentagon Papers (NYT)
It may be a first in the annals of government secrecy: Declassifying documents to mark the anniversary of their leak to the press.
The $2.5 Trillion Tragedy: What America Has Given Up For 10 Years Of Bush Tax Cuts (ThinkProgress)
ThinkProgress, using data on various social spending projects from the National Priorities Project — which does these calculations for the cost of the Iraq and Afghan wars — has estimated ten other possible policies we could’ve paid for at the same $2.5 trillion price of the Bush tax cuts.
Keith Olbermann on Why He Left MSNBC – and How He Plans to Get Even (Rolling Stone)
A candid interview with the host of ‘Countdown’