→ Israel develops bullet proof grenade : “Israel Military Industries says it has developed a unique grenade that doesn’t explode when hit by shrapnel, bullets or even if exposed to fire.”
→ Indian Point shutdown could trigger blackouts : To shut the two nuclear-power generators in upper Westchester could bring electricity shortages and blackouts as soon as 2016 from the Catskills to Long Island, say the managers of the state’s power grid.
→ Desperate Drivers Pay The Price At NMB Gas Station : “Some South Florida drivers double checked their gas bills as they pulled away from the pumps ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac and wondered why it cost so much to fill up. It’s no surprise now to learn the State of Florida could be very busy with alleged price-gouging cases around South Florida.” Thanks to Gwen C for the links above.
→ U.S. Gasoline Prices: High Price Could Continue Despite Low Demand : “The Energy Dept. reported a decrease of U.S. oil inventory by 5.4 million barrels in the week of last Friday.”
→ Get Your Money Out Of Morgan Stanley – Fast! : “With the stock price of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) inches from its Armageddon lows of Oct. 2008, whispers of the imminent overnight collapse of this U.S. broker-dealer begin to surface. Client funds, again, are at risk.”
→ Marines, civilian police officers conduct urban training exercise : Thanks to Scott G for the link.
→ Military Terror Plot: Murder Case Uncovers Terror Plot By ‘Militia’ Within U.S. Military : “Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks, prosecutors told a judge Monday.” Thanks to Petnumber1 for the link.
→ 10 Best Vehicles for the End of the World : “Nuclear winter. Worldwide economic collapse. Zombie takeover. We all have a favorite apocalyptic situation that we occasionally find ourselves pondering. One very important question: What vehicle do you want as your trusty steed?” Thanks to KV for the link.
→ Nearly 1 In 5 Americans Have No Money To Put Food On The Table : “A nationwide Gallup survey involving 177,000 U.S. adults proves what many contrarians have been screaming for some time: For most Americans there is no recovery.”