Gun owners: ‘We are your neighbors, co-workers, friends’ : “We’re your neighbors, your co-workers and your friends,” Lidke said. “We’re moms and dads. We’re responsible, ethical and educated.” Thanks to Southern Belle for the link.
4 Little Known Factors Driving The Price Of Silver : “Silver is one of the world’s best-known commodities, though it is often overshadowed by the presence of gold. The metal is used both as a safe haven investment as well as a play on larger macro economic trends, as silver has a significant role in the industrial world. But there are a number of price drivers behind this white metal that investors may be unaware of.”
Silver Price Forecast: Is a Big Breakout Just Around the Corner? : “Ahhh… The smell of quantitative easing (QE) is in the air.. And another round of money printing and bond buying from the European Central Bank (ECB) in the coming weeks would almost certainly mean big things for silver prices in the near term.”
Midwest Heat Wave 2012: Thousands Of Fish Die In Hot Weather : “Thousands of fish are dying in the Midwest as the hot, dry summer dries up rivers and causes water temperatures to climb in some spots to nearly 100 degrees.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
Economist Richard Duncan: Civilization May Not Survive ‘Death Spiral’ : “Richard Duncan, formerly of the World Bank and chief economist at Blackhorse Asset Mgmt., says America’s $16 trillion federal debt has escalated into a “death spiral, “as he told CNBC. And it could result in a depression so severe that he doesn’t “think our civilization could survive it.”
U.S. Woefully Unprepared for a Blackout Like India’s : “Two major blackouts last week left hundreds of millions of Indians in the dark. PM contributor Glenn Harlan Reynolds says despite its advanced grid, the U.S. needs major improvements in infrastructure and preparedness to be ready for a major power loss.”
Obama: America needs “soul-searching” on guns : “President Barack Obama said on Monday that mass killings like the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin were occurring with “too much regularity” and should prompt soul-searching by all Americans, but he stopped short of calling for new gun-control laws.” In other words… after the I win the election, I will push for sweeping gun bans and restrictions.