The Politicus Pulse – August 8, 2011

Aug 08 2011 Published by under Uncategorized

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.

Standard and Poor’s: Just More Corrupt Wall Street Insiders Waging Class War on America (AlterNet)

S&P’s downgrade provides compelling evidence of the corruption eating away at the foundations of yet another key Wall Street institution.

Leap of Faith (The New Yorker)

The making of a Republican front-runner.

Credibility, Chutzpah And Debt (NYT)

America’s a mess, but Standard & Poor’s has no right to judge.

Selling Our Souls (Commonweal Magazine)

Of idolatry & iPhones.

Man the Lifeboats: This is Not a Drill! (WaPo)

After last week’s tumult, will investors finally be inspired to adjust their risk parameters?

Today’s Tune, courtesy of Twitter user eugeniedfranval, is:

Ghost Town – The Specials

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