Thar Be Gold in Them Hills


You know Fox News is all over this story: The Utah House of Representatives is fixin' to vote on a measure that would make gold and silver coins a viable alternative to the boring -- and inflation-prone -- forms of currency currently in national circulation.

How Low Can the Euro Go?


The answer to the headline question, at least on Monday, would be $12234, as the euro dropped to its lowest point in four years As this CNN report puts it in somewhat startling terms, " Ongoing debt concerns prompted a flight to the safety of the US dollar".

What's Euro Problem?


The once-mighty euro, a currency that humbled American tourists in its day, has sunk to a 13-month low against the dollar. Greece's impending bailout apparently isn't settling nerves in the eurozone, which includes other major economies that look a little wobbly as of late.

Don't Blame China
Robert Scheer

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The Chinamen did it In the great American tradition of finding foreign scapegoats for our problems, the hunt is on to somehow hold China responsible for the misery that Wall Street financiers inflicted upon the world .

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