It's Monday. If you haven't woken up from your slumber yet, this new bits will certainly sober you up...
Japan Meltdown: GW is the voice of reason with No, the Amount of Radiation Released from the Japanese Nuclear Reactors is NOT "Safe". (George Washington's Blog)That's it for now. Good luck on surviving the week.
European Debt Crisis: Buying Time Is Expensive is more sobering truth. Portugal is insolvent and they're expecting a bailout package worth €50-70 Billion. (Economist)
Rigged markets: Take a gander at A History of Fraudulent Oil Prices (and What It Can Teach Us About Gold and Silver). It's self-explanatory. Go see for yourself. (The Underground Investor)
Protests: On Saturday in London, 100,000+ Protest in London against Budget Cuts; Growth Expectations Fall Short; UK Standard of Living to Decline; US vs. UK Deficit Reduction Plans. (Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis)
Wall Street: KD is sharing his knowledge... Five Biggest ETF Myths. (Kid Dynamite's World)
Gulag - Made in China: It's bound to happen in America... sooner than you think! China Imprisons Popular Blogger/Writer for Challenging the Communist Party. (Rueters)
Gulag - Made In the USA: As more states go busto, expect more private prisons to pick up the slack. A Boom Behind Bars focused on the financial windfall that private prisons stumbled upon during a recent crackdown on illegals. (Business Week)
Marijuana: At one time, Weed grew in Brooklyn... as tall as Christmas trees. (NY Magazine)
Nanny State: More wisdom from one of our founding fathers... The Failure to Stand Up to Evil Leads to Insanity, Poverty and the Loss of All Our Rights.(George Washington's Blog)
Survival: As per usual, FerFal gives astute advice about the impending collapse. Food and gas prices and the survival of the American middle Class. (Surviving Argentina)