NSA secretly vacuumed up Verizon phone records | Politics and Law - CNET News
3:14 am EDT, Jun 6, 2013
The National Security Agency is vacuuming up records of millions of phone calls made inside the United States, a top secret court order reveals.
A top secret order that was leaked this afternoon requires Verizon to hand over to the NSA "on an ongoing daily basis" information about all domestic and overseas calls -- "including local telephone calls."
The Absolute Worst States for Job Hunting Law School Grads - Jordan Weissmann - The Atlantic
5:29 am EDT, Jun 4, 2013
Nationwide in 2011, Leichter finds that law schools graduated roughly two students for every one estimated job opening. But there were some enormous variations. In Mississippi, the ratio was 10.53 to 1. In Michigan, it was 6.48 to 1. In New Jersey, by comparison, it was just 1.04 to 1.
Meanwhile, Big Investors Quietly Slip Out The Back Door On Housing As "Stupid Money" Jumps In | Zero Hedge
8:20 am EDT, May 30, 2013
According to the CEO Bruce Rose of Carrington, one of the first investors to use deep institutional pockets (in this case a $450 million investment from OakTree) and BTFHousingD.
Rose's assessment of the market? "There’s a lot of -- bluntly -- stupid money that jumped into the trade without any infrastructure, without any real capabilities and a kind of build-it-as-you-go mentality that we think is somewhat irresponsible."
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