Economics and Investing:

Zero Hedge recently posted this, which should sound familiar to SurvivalBlog readers in general and Redoubt States advocates in particular: The Strategic Advantages Of Community Building

Several readers sent this: Ron Paul: “America’s AAA Rating Not Worth Saving” Because “We Are Insolvent”

Found at Fierce Finance: SEC commissioner blasts settlement with ex-Morgan Stanley trader


Items from The Economatrix:

Echoing Moody’s: S&P Warns It May Downgrade US Credit Rating

Ratio Of Insider Selling to Buying on The S&P:  3,700x!

Bernanke:  Fed Ready to Act if Economy Worsens

Stock Rally Weakens as Hopes Dim for More Stimulus

Fitch Downgrades Greece One Step Above Default

Gold Price Hits Record High As Eurozone Woes Spread Across The Atlantic