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Footnotes: Independence Day Edition | 07.03.12

Here's some reading that will hopefully keep you distracted from losing any digits out there. We'll be back on Thursday.

Why July 2 is really America’s independence day [WaPo]

U.S. Government Denies Evidence of Mermaids, So Mermaids Definitely Exist [Gawker]

Police search Sarkozy home and offices [FT]

IFAC Updates Accounting and Auditing Handbooks [AT]

SEC Loses Bid To Force SIPC Payout For Stanford Investors [Bloomberg]

Bob Diamond’s Daughter Releases Statement Re: Father’s Firing [DB]

Grandma's pot cookies land 3-year-old Southern California boy in hospital [AP]

Obama to sign transportation, student loan bill on Friday [The Hill]

Where the Money Lives [VF]

Obamacare’s Uninsured Tax is a Mouse [TaxVox]

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