Economics and Investing:

HPD highlighted this one: 100 Ridiculous Projects Funded by the American Recovery Act

SurvivalBlog’s Editor at Large Michael Z. Williamson spotted this piece in the Wall Street Journal: How to lose $127 million.

Items from The Economatrix:

Greece Teeters on Bankruptcy

Federal Budget Deficit for November Hits $120.3 Billion

Geithner Says Treasury Faces Losses from Autos, AIG

Stiglitz Urges “Powell Doctrine” to Fix Jobs Picture

Market Jitters as Spain Joins Dubai on Danger List

Food Stamps Go to a Record 37.2 Americans