RBN Energy: making the case for US LNG exports to the UK.
The Wall Street Journal
Mr Obama okays "boots back on the ground"in Baghdad -- to protect the perimeter. This reminds me of siege warfare between King Stephen and the future Henry II back in the 12th century.
Kurd's takeover of Kirkuk strengthens hand for independence.
Extremists occupy Hussein's chemical weapons facility -- you know, the one CNBC, NPR, ABC, CBS, and a dozen other mainstream media outlets said did not exist.
Gold posts biggest daily gain in nine months.
The S&P eked out a second straight record yesterday. Today could make it a trifecta: the market is up about 30 points; oil up a bit.
The Los Angeles Times
This is the top story, front page today out on the west coast: "New Jersey (east coast) stumbles in post-Sandy recovery." What that has to do with California, I have no idea.
the next story, and I cannot make this stuff up: two mountain lion sightings in Burbank prompt police alert.
That's enough for me.