FROM THE BLOGS:
The Disaster State of Financialization - D. Kurtz, TPM
Can I Get a 'Witness' Movie? - M. Lewis, Townhall
Twitter Shows Its Purpose - M. Compton, Democratic Strategist
The Numbers Don't Add Up - M. Z. Jasser, The Corner
The MIT Myth - S. Benen, Political Animal
Newt Gives Obama and 'F' - E. Morrissey, HotAir
Shoes That Have Not Yet Dropped - Matthew Yglesias
Showdown at HSGAC - M. Goldfarb, Weekly Standard
How Many Houses Does Romney Own? - A. Koppelman, Salon
Investigation Needed - John, Powerline
Barney's in the House - Digby, Hullabaloo
Is Feminism the New Nationalism? - Ross Douthat
The Black Swan Menace - Ezra Klein
A Quick Fringe Cipher Follow-Up - Julian Sanchez
The Return of the Uptick Rule? - Megan McArdle

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Admin. Faces Pirate Attack, Hostage Quandary - The Hill
Issa: Holder Being Partisan on Voting Rights Bill - The Hill
U.S. Crew Retakes Ship - Washington Post
Contractors Reach Deal on Destroyer - New York Times