Economics and Investing:

Stockton, California: The Bleeding Edge of a Scary Economic Trend

G.G. suggested: Doug Casey on the Coming Eurocrash

Also from G.G.: 8,733,461: Workers on Federal ‘Disability’ Exceed Population of New York City

U.S. Factory Output Drops in May, Second Fall in Three Months

From Jeff in Texas, a BBC article: Gold versus paper money: Which should we trust more?

Items from The Economatrix:

Oil Drops as US Manufacturing Shrinks in June

Financial Collapse End Game, Operation Twist Deception, Infinite Quantitative Easing