Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this “must read” piece: Taxes Prompt More Americans to Renounce Citizenship

Also from G.G.:Gold bars now Italy’s fastest growing export: Italy’s exports rose last month, but only after they were boosted by a rush of gold ingots being shifted to Switzerland.

Jim Willie: Golden Eye of Hurricane

Tim Geithner Spills The Beans, U.S. Debt Crisis Looms
Globalization, Inflation & Taxes: 3 Key Factors That Will Destroy The Middle Class

Items from The Economatrix:

Zero Hedge reports: Central Banks Favour Gold as IMF Warns of “Collapse of Euro” and “Full Blown Panic in Financial Markets”

Insiders Tell Jim Sinclair $17 Trillion in Quantitative Easing Coming

Europe Will Collapse in May-June

US Roads and Bridges Being Built by Chinese Companies as American Economy Teeters on Collapse

G.G. suggested a piece by Simon Black wherein he discusses Senate Bill 1813–legislation creating passport controls and mandatory black boxes for new cars: Something is Wrong with This Picture.