The Politicus Pulse – August 18, 2011

Aug 18 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.

Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes? (Rolling Stone)

A whistleblower claims that over the past two decades, the agency has destroyed records of thousands of investigations, whitewashing the files of some of the nation’s worst financial criminals.

A Watershed Moment for President Obama on Climate Change (WaPo)

Make a stand against global warming.

The Obama Wars: Why Do We Tear Each Other Apart Over Whether the President Is a Failure or Success? (AlterNet)

The debate over Obama’s role in the mess we’re in is distracting progressives from the real fight.

Why Permanent Zero is Toxic and Leads to Depression (Credit Writedowns)

While rate easing and permanent zero might have some salutary short term effect, these policies are toxic to the financial sector and consumption demand.

The Explosive Truth Behind Fukushima’s Meltdown (The Independent)

Japan insists its nuclear crisis was caused by an unforeseeable combination of tsunami and earthquake. But new evidence suggests its reactors were doomed to fail.

Today’s Tune:

Some Might Say – Oasis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOSqGlU5xtY

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