Zero Hedge | It’s like deja vu all over again…
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the number of Americans on welfare is higher than the number of Americans that have full-time jobs?
The Hill | Eye-popping settlements against financial institutions are doing little to tamp down demands from Wall Street’s critics for more charges against individual executives.
Zero Hedge | “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”
Kurt Nimmo | Move similar to Paul’s effort to impose a procedural hold on nomination of John Brennan to oversee CIA.
Zero Hedge | Campaign for Liberty announced a video on the subject.
Michael Snyder | The 25 statistics that you are about to read are solid proof that the middle class in America is being systematically wiped out.
CNS News | Welfare recipients in the United States outnumbered year-round full-time workers in 2011, according to data released this month by the Census Bureau.
Zero Hedge | Well over 50% of Wal-Mart’s employees make a tiny $25,000 year.
Zero Hedge | Mark Spitznagel ventured on to the unreality channel this afternoon and much eyebrow-raising ensued.
bizpacreview.com | While harrying and stalling tea party groups seeking nonprofit status, the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrants.
Zero Hedge | Most people can feel deep down that something isn’t quite right with the world economy, but few know what it is.
Global Warming Policy Foundation | These are the findings spelled out in the latest Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) report. For the first time, it estimated global North-South cash flows at between $39 and $62 billion.
Mac Slavo | If there’s one thing that should be clear, it’s that nothing the government or their banking partners have done to solve the economic crisis has been for your benefit.
New American | The views will be spectacular through the glass walls of the LUMINA towers, the new luxury residential development now rising in San Francisco’s pricey Rincon Hill bayfront neighborhood.
Zero Hedge | The 3rd miss in a row for private payrolls was enough to spark an engorgement of all things Federal-Reserve-liquidity related.
Michael Snyder | 47.6 million Americans are about to have their food stamp benefits cut.
Zero Hedge | “The question is not ‘tapering’,” Marc Faber exclaims.
Peter Schiff | It is rare that investors are given a road map.
New American | Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has a BIG sales job to pull off. No, make that SEVERAL big sales jobs
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the U.S. national debt has increased by more than a trillion dollars in just over 12 months?
New American | In a little over 10 years, the bank has paid out (not counting the present agreement which is still being negotiated) more than $5.2 billion in settling claims.
Business Insider | Lately it’s been on a gigantic surge, with the price going from under $140 to over $190 in the course of a month.
Zero Hedge | The sad fact is that cashed-strapped Americans are looking for new ways to make money and selling body parts is becoming a rising trend.
Mac Slavo | In recent years, as the greatest depression has taken hold, we’ve seen double digit wealth destruction in America.
Natural News | Millions spent in double-dipping: Thank you, taxpayers.
Zero Hedge | Paul shares his opinions on a number of topics, including investing in physical gold and silver, the future of the U.S. dollar and the role of the Federal Reserve.
Washington Times | U.S. debt jumped a record $328 billion on Thursday.
Reuters | Deal or no deal.
Business Insider | The way people are treating technology companies, it’s starting to feel a bit too much like 1999 and 2000, Art Cashin said on Thursday’s “Futures Now.”
Reuters | Swiss private bank Frey & Co. is to close due to “unsustainable costs” stemming from the country’s dispute with the United States over alleged tax evasion.
Michael Snyder | The U.S. national debt is 36 times larger than it was just 40 years ago.
AFP | A Chinese ratings agency downgraded its US sovereign credit rating Thursday.
Mac Slavo | We hope you’re paying attention.
CNS News | Monday, the Columbus Day holiday, according to the Daily Treasury Statement released today, marked the 150th straight day.
Reuters | Gold prices surged on Thursday.
Natural News | US women are increasingly looking to supplement their incomes by selling their hair, eggs and even breast milk, a recent Bloomberg article reports.
RT | Global credit rating agency Fitch has put the United States’ ‘AAA’ credit rating on “rating watch negative” based on stalled debt ceiling negotiations.
wusa9.com | The legal definition of “female” is at the center of a new lawsuit.
Washington’s Blog | The U.S. Has Already Defaulted On Some Obligations.
RT | There may be progress in US over the government shutdown and debt ceiling, but it’s not all good.
libertyblitzkrieg.com | With Harry Reid in deep negotiations with crony Republican fraud Mitch McConnell, the American public is surely in the process of getting royally screwed once again.
New American | “While the rest of the U. S. economy is stabilizing or improving, health care is entering into a recession.”
Kurt Nimmo | Christine Lagarde says Americans woke up one day and discovered the debt will take down the world economy.
Bloomberg | Gold advanced the most in a week as U.S. lawmakers struggled to reach an accord on raising the nation’s debt limit, increasing demand for the precious metal as a haven.
Washington’s Blog | It’s a Myth that the U.S. Has Never Defaulted On Its Debt.
Patrick Barron | We use the term “reserve currency” when referring to the common use of the dollar by other countries when settling their international trade accounts.
Pragmatic Capitalism | Current consensus GDP estimates for Q4 sit at about 2.5%.
New American | The printing party will continue.
Zero Hedge | The rhetoric from today’s political maneuvering is eerily reminiscent of the rhetoric just a week ago.