Failed Illinois Governor Quinn: “Our Rendezvous With Reality Has Arrived”. (Kudos to B.B. for sending the link.)
Bryan E. sent this: Congress steering US economy toward a 'fiscal cliff'
K.T. sent this: Missouri House Votes for Gold and Silver Tender
Graham Summers, by way of Zero Hedge: Spain is About to Enter a Full-Scale Collapse
Speaking of Spain, Peter S. sent this: S&P Lowers Spain's Rating
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