Vendor sells 'Official Runnin' N****r Target' at South Dakota Gun Show (TPM).
It's official: Americans R Stoopid (Zero Hedge).
Why we're all over confident (PRI).
Market is rigged, High Frequency Trading is harmful, and nothing will change (Zero Hedge).
SOME GOOD NEWS
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announces 24 year prison sentence for leader of mortgage relief scam (Office of the Attorney General of California).
A Finnish lawyer solves world immigration (Ozy)?
How reform is done ... Richmond police chief: 'All lives matter. That's really what community policing should be about' (Yahoo).
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (and Ted Cruz)
Evangelical Liberty University received half a billion dollars in federal aid money (Salon).
Liberty University students faced $10 fine if they skipped Ted Cruz presidential speech (Politifact).
Here's how Liberty students REALLY felt about Ted Cruz speech: 'This is embarrassing' (Addicting Info).
Wages, benefits and protections are lower in states with 'right to work' laws (Elise Gould / NY Times).
Income Rises when right-to-work laws are passed (Richard Vedder / NY Times).
Call it 'Right-to-Work-for-Less,' not Right-to-Work' (George Gresham / NY Times)
AMERICANS CREATING THEIR OWN REALITY
'How to make your wife submit to your authority': Christian blog teaches men how to dominate their wives (Addicting Info).
Trillion dollar fraudsters ... the GOP's budget magic (Paul Krugman / NY Times).
Parents' beliefs vs. their children's health: Praying infectious diseases away (NY Times).
THINGS WE SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT
TPP leak reveals extraordinary new powers for thousands of foreign firms to challenge U.S. policies and demand taxpayer compensation (Public Citizen).
The U.S. ranks first in incarceration rate ... and it's not even close (Ranking America).
'60 Minutes' bungles another hit piece on Social Security (Michael Hiltzik / LA Times).
The conundrum of corporations and the nation-state (Robert Reich).
NATIONAL SECURITY STATE ISSUES
U.S. backed Afghanistan officials sanctioned murder, torture and rape (The Guardian).
CIA to create 10 new centers while expanding digital espionage (Pittsburgh Gazette).
The art of King Kobra (Ozy).
The important things standardized tests don't measure (Washington Post).
Don't say "papaya" in Miami, and other lessons for wooing Latino voters (MSN).
The best place to live in the United States? Here are 9 maps to consider (Zero Hedge).