Elizabeth Warren will leave the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and return to Harvard (Politico)
Could the Treasury Department avoid default simply by overdrawing its account at the Fed? (CNBC)
August 10 looking like the more likely drop-dead debt ceiling date (New York Times)
The Postal Service announces it may close up to 3,700 offices (Washington Post)
Troubled and accused Democratic congressman David Wu says he wait until after the debt ceiling resolution to resign (The Hill)
Raise the debt ceiling:
Don’t Blame the House by Peter Ferrara: Congressional Republicans have done their deficit duty.
My Heart Is in Norway, by Lars Walker: Right now, it’s broken.
MSNBC Protects Obama, by Patrick Howley: A former anchor tells all.
Scary Perry, by David N. Bass: Rick Perry’s views on gay marriage might scare away social conservatives.
Indefensible, by Paul Chesser: The EPA and its eco-litigators friends are stooping to new lows to push their toxic agenda.
Speaking Neatly, by Roger Scruton: American speech, like English speech, used to sparkle.
The Uniters of America, by Rev. Michael P. Orsi: Politicians would do well to read about Robert Morris and Noah Webster.