Breakfast Links: October 3, 2011

— Rick Perry wanted to use special tax breaks to incentivize more subprime lending in Texas.

— State Department reeling from budget cuts.

— Joe Weisenthal demolishes the WSJ editorial page.

— Occupy Wall Street FAQ.


“Local Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners’ refusal to consider any housing or social services narrows the options quite a bit.”

— Video of Ronald Reagan arguing against tax expenditures.

Redefining teacher pensions.

— Emails show links between TransCanada lobbyists and the State Department.

— Wolfgang Münchau says the latest Eurozone ideas are “a con trip for the desperate.”