Joe Weisenthal explains why the ratings agencies are ridiculous. (As someone trying to build credit, I too am losing faith in the infinite wisdom of these institutions.)
For people of a certain age, the name "Ed Klein" used to be associated with books people took semi-seriously.
Ezra Klein explains something that first seems byzantine: Jeff Flake's cuts to the National Science Foundation.
Rich Bunnell looks back at Oz.
And Buddy Roemer is currently campaigning to hit enough Americans Elect supporters to stay active as a candidate. David Walker, who tried to fabricate a surge two weeks ago, is still 9400 delegates short of a nomination -- he's given up and started asking to be Roemer's running mate.