Personal information on about 650,000 customers of J.C. Penney and up to 100 other retailers could be compromised after a computer tape went missing.
The Texas Observer: Replacing Ronnie Earle (The Race to Become the Most Important Prosecutor in Texas)
QOTD: Martin Schram in The Sacramento Bee (via Crooks and Liars)
Along with the handful of presidential candidates who dropped out so far, voters might be better served if a hundred or so of my political-reporter and pundit colleagues dropped out as well – and were replaced by journalists whose beats are about national security, economics, environment and health care.
AlterNet: Dennis Kucinich's Fight to Bring Credibility to the Democratic Party
Montana Governor Foments Real ID Rebellion
McClatchy: Deep problems plague U.S. economy, stimulus plans notwithstanding.
Game Theory: The Waist and the Knees