Monday, June 25, 2012

Monday's Daily Brief: Supremes Rule On Arizona Immigration Law, Eurozone Crisis Fears, Tortoise Subspecies Extinct, Plus Mohamed A. El-Erian, Gary Hart, Leo W. Gerard

Monday, June 25, 2012
Lonesome George Dead: Last-Of-His-Kind Galapagos Tortoise Dies At 100
Obama Pushes Back On 'Doing Fine' Attacks
Biden Sounded Serious Warning To Obama
Eurozone Crisis Sparks Fear Of 'Replay Of 2008 On Steroids'
Mohamed A. El-Erian: Greece Needs to Chart a Different Course
Greece's political leaders still don't seem to get it, and neither do its official creditors. The longer this problem persists, the greater the challenge of turning around a country already beset by recession, insolvency, distressingly high unemployment and rising poverty.
Doug Kendall: Obama's Dream and the Right's Crocodile Tears
Do folks like Marco Rubio, Michele Bachmann, war-on-terror architect John Yoo, and columnist Charles Krauthammer really believe the Constitution means one thing when a Republican is in the White House, and something entirely different when the President is a Democrat?
Laura Rowley: 20 Years After Break Up, Couple Reunites At High School Reunion
Melanie Young, 57, is big on reunions. "Everyone I know -- whatever age they are -- if they're single, I say 'Go to your reunions!'" That's because 17 years ago, at a high school reunion, Melanie's life changed forever for the better.
Leo W. Gerard: Robin Hood Tax: Economic Justice
The American Robin Hoods are seeking economic justice. They want Congress to resurrect the financial transactions tax. Britain, home of Robin Hood, already charges a form of it. Ten European Union countries plan to institute it. America needs it.
Gary Hart: Legalizing Watergate
Who would have thought, forty years after the greatest political scandal and presidential abuse of power in U.S. history, that the Supreme Court of the United States would rule that the practices that fueled and financed that scandal were now legal? Yet that is essentially the effect of the Citizens United decision.

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