KOB News | Missouri’s lieutenant governor urged residents to refuse to sign up for federal health insurance.
The Hill | Congress will meet over the weekend to try to iron a deal on a spending bill to keep the government open past Monday, Sept. 30.
Reuters | Gold rises on the prospect of another fiscal cliff.
La Prensa | National Bank of Panama (BNP) suspended its services.
Washington Examiner | Four top Obama administration officials will travel to Detroit on Friday.
Scott Lazarowitz | Blind faith in the State as a savior.
Mac Slavo | Do you still keep a hefty portion of your savings in a U.S. bank?
Mike Krieger | In this case, pundits laugh at Peter’s insistence that there will be no taper.
Michael Snyder | If you want to live the high life, you don’t have to become a rap star, a professional athlete or a Wall Street banker.
ATR.org | “Some things” is an understatement.
CNBC | If Americans find out the lion’s share of income tax payments go to service the debt, prepare for a new American revolution.
Michael Snyder | Now that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again.
CNN Money | Over 1,100 African-American job seekers faced discrimination between 1993 and 2005.
The Washington Post | One-sixth of the country on government aid.
Michael Snyder | There are hundreds of formerly prosperous communities all over America that are being steadily transformed into rotting, decaying hellholes.
Michael Snyder | There is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.
Reuters | “We don’t want this globalised economic system which does us so much harm.”
AFP | Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Sunday.
Zero Hedge | 72% of the poor and 71% of the middle-class believe government policies (fiscal and monetary) have done little or nothing to help them.
CNBC | Fed shifting a massive amount of wealth from the middle class and poor to the rich.
Washington’s Blog | You Won’t Believe What They’ve Done …
CNS News | At the close of every business day since May 17, the debt has remained just $25 million below the limit.
Kit Daniels | Fed continues the destruction of the dollar with QE3.
Paul Joseph Watson | Americans to suffer through higher food, gas & energy prices.
Zero Hedge | Faber’s comments during a Bloomberg TV interview are even more prescient.
Michael Snyder | If the economy is getting better, then why do incomes keep falling?
Rasmussen Report | Most voters willing to risk fed shutdown until Democrats and Republicans agree on ways to cut the budget.
Michael Snyder | Do you consider yourself to be “lower class”?
Economic Collapse | It is absolutely imperative that we get the American people to understand that the Fed is at the very heart of our economic problems.
Matt Walsh | Academic and banking institutions make billions from this setup.
Mac Slavo | Prepare for panic. It’s coming.
businessinsider.com | Don’t expect stocks to go on an awesome tear over the next few years.
CNBC | In fiscal 2011, more than 10 million Americans received disability benefits totaling more than $128 billion.
Mac Slavo | It’s not all doom and gloom out there.
Michael Snyder | Would they be doing that if we were really heading into a “sustainable housing recovery”?
CNBC | The World Ultra Wealth Report found that just under 200,000 people in the world are worth $30 million or more.
Washington Examiner | ‘Protection’ bureau collected decade’s worth of private financial data on the consumer behavior of 5 million Americans.
CNBC | That “47 percent” quote that helped sink Mitt Romney’s presidential hopes? Better make it 43%.
Michael Snyder | Have you heard about the “wonderful” employment numbers that were just released?
Wall Street Journal | Enrollment rose 70% from 2007 to 2011.
Michael Snyder | Can the U.S. really afford to greatly anger the rest of the world when they are the ones that are paying our bills?
Bloomberg | Unemployment rate declining because more people stopped looking for work.
zerohedge.com | Labor force participation rate plunges to 1978 levels.
Mac Slavo | Economists will often argue that booms and busts are cyclical.
Politico | CMS has reserved at least $12 million in airtime in a dozen Republican-led states.
LA Times | Military strike would lead to a $10 jump in the price of a barrel of oil.
zerohedge.com | European stocks turned back higher in a ridiclously correlated manner.
Michael Snyder | Why has the little nation of Qatar spent 3 billion dollars to support the rebels in Syria?
USA Today | Lower income families have fared poorly since 2009.
Al-Jazeera | How will a war impact the U.S. energy sector?