Interesting stuff at Amazon.com The Do-it-Yourself Gunpowder Cookbook, The Do-it-Yourself Submachine Gun: It’s Homemade, 9mm, Lightweight, Durable-And It’ll Never Be On Any Import Ban Lists, Modern Weapons Caching: A Down-To-Earth Approach To Beating The Government Gun Grab.
The Hidden Cost Of Peak Oil : “Most of what you’ve heard about “peak oil” is wrong. In fact, there’s a hidden cost to peak oil that’s very real. And it’s coming to a pump near you any day now.”
Down Goes Britain: The UK Economy Tumbles Deep Into Recession : The economic crisis that is sweeping Europe is starting to hit Britain really hard. Over the last couple of years economists have been warning that we can’t let the “contagion” spread from troubled nations such as Greece and Portugal to the rest of Europe. Well, it is too late for that now.
The Airports Most Likely To Spread Disease Are Los Angeles, New York and… Honolulu? : “The key factors that determined an airport’s potential for spreading diseases were based on their wide range of connections, volume of traffic and their strategic locations. Los Angeles and New York score high on all three accounts, and so does Honolulu, apparently – the tropical paradise is indeed a common stop for flights between Asia and North America.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
Midwest drought worsens, food inflation to rise : “The drought is really going to hit food prices next year,” said USDA economist Richard Volpe, adding that pressure on food prices would start building later this year.”
The War on Silver : “There is an organized war against the price of silver that has come to include the US Government.”
Storms knock out power as they rip through Northeast : “Storms ripped through the Northeast, killing at least two people as they unleashed strong winds and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers.”
The coming economic collapse and what can – and cannot – be done : “The U.S. economy is teetering on the brink of another recession. The bad news is that, if it goes down again, policymakers won’t have many options, and like a weary heavyweight, if it hits the mat again, it’s down for good.”
The Attack On Chick-Fil-A Is An Attack On The Freedom Of Speech Of Every American : “If you are an American, your freedom of speech is under attack. Over the past week, remarks made by Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy defending traditional marriage have sparked controversy all over the nation. Many Americans have expressed support for his remarks and many have expressed disdain for his remarks. And all of that is fine, because in the United States people are supposed to be able to express their opinions. But in Chicago, Boston and other U.S. cities, politicians are actually promising to keep any more Chick-fil-A stores from opening because their CEO does not support gay marriage, and that crosses the line.”