Mac Slavo | It’s all theatre.
Michael Snyder | When you get into too much debt, eventually really bad things start to happen.
Reuters | Chávez’s unusual choice to keep so much of his country’s foreign reserves in gold has paid well.
Michael Snyder | All of our “leaders” swear that everything is going to be okay. You can believe them if you want, but denial is not just a river in Egypt.
AFP | Obama said a plan unveiled by Republican congressman Paul Ryan on Tuesday which balances the budget in 10 years was too punitive.
David Howden | Banking sector has benefited from Fed operations.
Economic Collapse | How would you describe an industry that wants to put more Americans in prison and keep them there longer so that it can make more money?
Economic Collapse | The mainstream media is absolutely giddy that the U.S. unemployment rate has hit a “four-year low” of 7.7 percent.
Paul Craig Roberts | According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US economy created 236,000 new jobs in February. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn that I’ll let you have at a good price.
Reuters | Greece remains the biggest risk for the euro zone despite a calming of its economic and political crisis.
Zero Hedge | Jim Rogers decries the growing uncertainty and recklessness of global central planner.
Reuters | The NYSE is readying plans to be able to operate without human traders in case another disaster.
Economic Collapse | Why are so many people leaving the United States right now?
Huffington Post| When the Attorney General admits some banks are simply too big to prosecute, it might be time to admit we have a problem.
Economic Collapse | The Dow is at a record high and so are corporate profits – so why does it feel like most of the country is deeply suffering right now?
Paul Craig Roberts | The US might not be in a Great Depression, but economic insecurity has nevertheless returned to America.
zerohedge.com | It is widely assumed that the too-big-to-fail banks are beyond the criminal justice system.
Economic Collapse | Reckless money printing by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has pumped up the Dow to a brand new all-time high.
CNS News | Nearly six times as much as the spending cuts that will take place in all of fiscal 2013 as a result of sequestration.
Washington Post | Jeb Bush keeping left-right paradigm alive and well.
Washington’s Blog | Of course, stopping government support for drug dealers might be one place to start.
Economic Collapse | Are we running out of time?
Annalyn Kurtz | Personal income decreased by $505.5 billion in January.
Economic Collapse | Is “discretionary income” rapidly becoming a thing of the past for most American families?
Business Insider | The stock market is within points of hitting an all-time high.
nytimes.com | American economy grew just barely in the last quarter of 2012.
Economic Collapse | If we can’t even cut federal spending by 2.4 percent without much of the country throwing an absolute hissy fit, then what hope does America have?
Lew Rockwell Blog | The usually reserved waitress at our favorite Greek-owned Sunday breakfast place approached us in dismay.
Bloomberg | Bernanke’s efforts to rescue the economy could result in more than a half trillion dollars of paper losses.
Mac Slavo | They’d have us believe that happy days are here again.
Brandon Smith | All is in “recovery”. All is as it was yesterday. All is well…
dailycaller.com | Pet Food Stamps is a New York-based nonprofit that helps pet owners who can’t afford to support their animal friends.
guardian.co.uk | Traders are on the lookout for an injection of more easy money as the world enters the third phase of the monetary policy.
American Dream | When average Americans ask the big banks for help most of the time the banks show no mercy whatsoever.
U.S. News | President Barack Obama is tired of waiting for Congress to move on legislation to reduce carbon emissions.
forbes.com | That global temperature record has been flat lining for 16 years now.
reuters.com | The euro zone will not return to growth until 2014.
Economic Collapse | Why are some of the biggest names in the corporate world unloading stock like there is no tomorrow?
Infowars.com | Peter Schiff warns against complacency in a volatile, inflation- and debt-based economy.
Economic Collapse | Is the U.S. economy about to experience a major downturn?
New American | The global gathering of central bankers and finance ministers is pushing forward with their plan for “supersizing” the International Monetary Fund.
thehill.com | It will be furloughing its civilian workforce of 800,000 employees if sequestration goes into effect March 1.
Economic Collapse | Is America really “the land of the free”?
This is Money | The awards threaten to plunge Barclays into another row about pay as it attempts to rebuild its reputation.
Economic Collapse | The federal income tax is a bad joke and it needs to be abolished.
Zero Hedge | It’s an absolute joke that these people being questioned by Senator Elizabeth Warren are supposed hold the banks to task.
New York Times | New York Fed let Bank of America off the hook even as A.I.G. was seeking to recover $7 billion in losses on those very mortgage securities.
Economic Collapse | If the economy is improving, then why are many of the largest retail chains in America closing hundreds of stores?
J. D. Heyes | Is chronic, slow economic growth and rising poverty the new normal for America and Americans?
Zero Hedge | “The stock market is the key player in the game of economic growth.”