Happy Friday. Now can get please get the lights turned on again?
Wondering who the "least important writers of 2013" were? (Yours truly did not make the cut. Yay!) (Gawker)
The 37-year-old debate over Ronald Reagan's "welfare queen" has new life, and liberals may not like it. (The Daily Caller)
Despite worries that Federal Reserve tapering—or reducing the level of its monthly money-printing operations—would rattle investors, it hasn't meant much in the U.S. or in emerging markets, either. (Seeking Alpha)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.