Saturday, October 20, 2012

20-Oct-2012 23:37

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition

Internet troll :: An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts on Reddit tells CNN in an exclusive interview that he made a "huge mistake."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/us/internet-troll-apology/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 23:37 Munger

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Oct 16 - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

ELECTIONS: Super-PAC linked to Munger pours more into Inland House race - Press-Enterprise (blog) :: http://blog.pe.com/political-empire/2012/10/15/elections-super-pac-linked-to-munger-pours-more-into-inland-house-race/

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger gives $2 million to influence Assembly races - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/10/charles-munger-gives-nearly-2-million-to-influence-assembly-races.html

Charlie Munger, Jr. -- Buying Elections with Daddy's Money - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-jacobs/charlie-munger-jr--buying_b_1949401.html

Munger Siblings Spend $54 Million to Sway Voters in California - San Francisco Chronicle :: http://www.sfgate.com/business/bloomberg/article/Munger-Siblings-Spend-54-Million-to-Sway-Voters-3942557.php

Munger Siblings Spend $54 Million to Sway California Vote - Bloomberg :: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-12/munger-siblings-spend-54-million-to-sway-california-vote.html


Munger

20-Oct-2012 22:37

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition

Internet troll :: An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts on Reddit tells CNN in an exclusive interview that he made a "huge mistake."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/us/internet-troll-apology/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 22:37 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Syracuse Isn't Penn State :: The differences in the responses to allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State and Syracuse offer important lessons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/nocera-why-syracuse-isnt-penn-state.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Shades of Gay :: In a recent national survey, people of color were more likely than whites to identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/blow-shades-of-gay.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Least Popular Campaign Subject (Gun Control!) :: People, have you noticed how gun control rarely comes up in the presidential race? Let's thank Nina Gonzalez for bringing it up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/collins-the-least-popular-campaign-subject-gun-control.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Sad Green Story :: What happened to the golden days of green technology? It's a tale of disappointed hopes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/brooks-a-sad-green-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Snow Job on Jobs :: Mitt Romney says he has a plan that would create millions of jobs. It's a five-point plan to nowhere.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/krugman-snow-job-on-jobs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Oct-2012 21:35

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition

Internet troll :: An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts on Reddit tells CNN in an exclusive interview that he made a "huge mistake."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/us/internet-troll-apology/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 21:35 Munger

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Oct 16 - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

ELECTIONS: Super-PAC linked to Munger pours more into Inland House race - Press-Enterprise (blog) :: http://blog.pe.com/political-empire/2012/10/15/elections-super-pac-linked-to-munger-pours-more-into-inland-house-race/

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger gives $2 million to influence Assembly races - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/10/charles-munger-gives-nearly-2-million-to-influence-assembly-races.html

Charlie Munger, Jr. -- Buying Elections with Daddy's Money - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-jacobs/charlie-munger-jr--buying_b_1949401.html

Munger Siblings Spend $54 Million to Sway Voters in California - San Francisco Chronicle :: http://www.sfgate.com/business/bloomberg/article/Munger-Siblings-Spend-54-Million-to-Sway-Voters-3942557.php

Munger Siblings Spend $54 Million to Sway California Vote - Bloomberg :: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-12/munger-siblings-spend-54-million-to-sway-california-vote.html


Munger

20-Oct-2012 20:35

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Suspect in Libya Attack, in Plain Sight, Scoffs at US - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGQdje79YvQ6Em95zFlRMVNo8kP8g&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?pagewanted%3Dall

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Somali militants 'arms seized' :: A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20003253#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 20:35 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Syracuse Isn't Penn State :: The differences in the responses to allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State and Syracuse offer important lessons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/nocera-why-syracuse-isnt-penn-state.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Shades of Gay :: In a recent national survey, people of color were more likely than whites to identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/blow-shades-of-gay.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Least Popular Campaign Subject (Gun Control!) :: People, have you noticed how gun control rarely comes up in the presidential race? Let's thank Nina Gonzalez for bringing it up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/collins-the-least-popular-campaign-subject-gun-control.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Sad Green Story :: What happened to the golden days of green technology? It's a tale of disappointed hopes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/brooks-a-sad-green-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Snow Job on Jobs :: Mitt Romney says he has a plan that would create millions of jobs. It's a five-point plan to nowhere.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/krugman-snow-job-on-jobs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Oct-2012 19:34

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Somali militants 'arms seized' :: A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20003253#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 19:33 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Syracuse Isn't Penn State :: The differences in the responses to allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State and Syracuse offer important lessons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/nocera-why-syracuse-isnt-penn-state.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Shades of Gay :: In a recent national survey, people of color were more likely than whites to identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/blow-shades-of-gay.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Least Popular Campaign Subject (Gun Control!) :: People, have you noticed how gun control rarely comes up in the presidential race? Let's thank Nina Gonzalez for bringing it up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/collins-the-least-popular-campaign-subject-gun-control.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Sad Green Story :: What happened to the golden days of green technology? It's a tale of disappointed hopes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/brooks-a-sad-green-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Snow Job on Jobs :: Mitt Romney says he has a plan that would create millions of jobs. It's a five-point plan to nowhere.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/krugman-snow-job-on-jobs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Oct-2012 18:33

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Somali militants 'arms seized' :: A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20003253#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition

20-Oct-2012 18:33 Munger

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Oct 16 - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

ELECTIONS: Super-PAC linked to Munger pours more into Inland House race - Press-Enterprise (blog) :: http://blog.pe.com/political-empire/2012/10/15/elections-super-pac-linked-to-munger-pours-more-into-inland-house-race/

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger gives $2 million to influence Assembly races - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/10/charles-munger-gives-nearly-2-million-to-influence-assembly-races.html

Charles Munger contributions for, against initiatives reach $23 million - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/charles-munger-contributions-for-against-initiatives-nears-23-million.html

Charlie Munger, Jr. -- Buying Elections with Daddy's Money - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-jacobs/charlie-munger-jr--buying_b_1949401.html

Munger Siblings Spend $54 Million to Sway California Vote - Bloomberg :: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-12/munger-siblings-spend-54-million-to-sway-california-vote.html


Munger

20-Oct-2012 17:31

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20001851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/swaziland-sex-unemployment-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Asian literary prize dumped by Man :: The Man Asian Literary Prize announced Thursday it was seeking a new sponsor, after losing the support of the Man Group -- the same company that funds the prestigious Man Booker Prizes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/man-asian-literary-prizes-loses-sponsor/index.html?eref�ition

Islamists destroy tombs in Timbuktu :: Al Qaeda-linked rebels in northern Mali destroyed historic and religious landmarks in Timbuktu on Thursday, claiming the relics are idolatrous, residents told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/world/africa/mali-shrines/index.html?eref�ition

Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/19/talk-asia-maria-sharapova.cnn?eref�ition

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base :: At least 12 Yemeni troops were killed and more than a dozen injured when suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked a heavily guarded government military base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html?eref�ition

The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19977415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Somali militants 'arms seized' :: A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20003253#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Testing Germany's Romantic Road :: Adventure holidays can take many forms but for twins Peta and Melanie Stamell - who have a form of dwarfism - the journey can be extra hard work.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9760856.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-macquarie-misogyny/index.html?eref�ition

Euro crisis opens old wounds :: A country's economy devastated, unemployment endemic and suicides rising -- this is the reality in Greece, and there is seemingly no end in sight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/business/euro-crisis-greece-germany/index.html?eref�ition