That’s it for today folks, as always, thanks for reading and commenting. Here are some readings for this evening.

1. Bill Moyers compiles a list of lawmakers who are cashing out on their Washington connections.

2. Even Joe Manchin is making mildly pro-gun control noises.

3. Paul Krugman on the Dr. Evil caucus.

4. Foreclosures plummeted in Nevada after a 2011 state law forced banks to prove they actually own a property before foreclosing on it. Naturally, the banks want to repeal the law.

5. Gun control worked in Australia.

6. Filibuster reform is inching closer to passage.

7. Wise thoughts on bottom-up security from Bruce Schneier.


Ryan Cooper

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