Economics and Investing:

Chris Martenson: The Economy Is on The Ropes and Going Down–We are down to the wire in terms of time to prepare

Miek F. flagged this bit of Agenda 21-style nuttery: Gas Tax Should Yield to Mile Fee as Cars Evolve: James M. Whitty

Items from The Economatrix:

Tightening The Noose:  France Bans Cash Sales of Silver & Gold Over $600

Wall-Street Protestors:  Over-educated, Under-employed, Angry

Geithner Plan For Europe Last Chance For Catastrophe

Consumer Confidence Remains Weak In September

Stocks Rise For Third Day On Optimism About Europe