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Write-Offs: 07.26.11

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$$$House GOP revolts against Boehner plan (Washington Times)

$$$White House: US Constitution debt option "not available" (Reuters)

$$$Debt Crisis Frightening Enough That People Are Actually Taking the Phrase ‘Call Your Congressman’ Seriously (Daily Intel)

$$$ "Hedge-funders who bought tables at last night's poker tournament benefitting the nonprofit Reach, which offers cash payments to high-school students who excel in AP exams, included John Sabat, a portfolio manager at SAC Capital Advisors LP; Paul Britton, head of Capstone Investment Advisors; Jacques Garibaldi, managing partner at London Park Investments LLC; and Jason Mudrick, president of Mudrick Capital Management LP, who won the tournament last year…Nine players went into the final round, one woman among them: Stephanie Sieber, who is engaged to Mudrick. She most recently worked at an eye bank." (Bloomberg)

$$$Syracuse degree apparently ticket to hedge fund gig (FINalternatives)

$$$ "Buy AAPL, BITCH: Jesse Pinkman Says Apple’s Going Higher" (MS)

$$$Wanna play god? Moody’s is hiring a Sovereign Risk Associate to help downgrade countries. (DBCC)

$$$Ron Paul’s Debtpocalypse Idea: So Crazy It Just Might Work (MarketBeat)

$$$Gunman in Wheelchair Robs Phoenix Bank of $70K (Fox)