Economics and Investing:

J.D.D. sent this British newspaper article: Detroit family homes sell for just $10

CNN Money offers a baker’s dozen of articles about America’s fiscal disaster. (Thanks to S.M. for the link.)

Straycat sent us this item: States Facing Financial Doomsday as Debts Mount

SurvivalBlog’s Poet Laureate, George Gordon (“GG”), spotted this: New round of foreclosures threatens housing market

My old friend Sandy mentioned this: Iceland, the Mouse that Roared.

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