Economics and Investing:

James C. chimed in with this: Obama Agriculture Secretary: Food Stamps Create Jobs. JWR’s Comment: Oh, yes, and graffiti creates spray paint and spray paint creates teenage angst, and…

Items from The Economatrix:

Thinking The Unthinkable:  Sell US Treasuries

Moody’s Lowers Economic Growth Outlook

Former Obama Whitehouse Economist: Unemployment Won’t Drop Below 8% Before End of 2012

US Economy Has Young Americans Downsizing Their Dreams