Happiness is a Worn Gun Interesting report from a liberal who is also a concealed weapon carrier. The part about “Conservatives want people to be alert” is funny in a sad way (it’s such common sense to me, how can people argue about this?)
Oil “un-peaked”: North Sea Oil’s New Boom
Austerity works: German business confidence in biggest jump for 20 years
Battle Looms in Washington Over Expiring Bush Tax Cuts. Honestly, I think this is a bogus argument. Obama and his boys are not that stupid. Letting these cuts expire at this point would be political suicide.