"FDIC shuts down banks in Nevada and Washington#," is from Yahoo! News (2/27/10).
"'Toyota defense' might rescue jailed Minnesota man#," is from Yahoo! News (2/25/10). Jon's opinion is that, "the Toyota execs who hid the problem should be in jail instead of this man."
"Who's to Blame for Stalling Key Parts of the Obama Agenda?#," is by Robert Creamer at The Huffington Post (2/24/10).
"Happy-ish Birthday, Stimulus – After One Year, a Stimulus Report Card#," is from TIME (2/23/10).
"Greenspan: U.S. recovery "extremely unbalanced"#," is from NewsDaily (2/23/10).
"Man bulldozes own home ahead of foreclosure to send message to banks#," is from The Raw Story (2/22/10).
"College students today: overconfident or just assured? Regardless, they are our future#," is from Yahoo! News (2/22/10). Jon's thought: "College students and young people in general definitely have a strong sense of entitlement and a warped sense of importance. "Its all about me!""
"<a href="http://beta.blogger.com/%20http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=17736“>Debt Dynamite Dominoes: The Coming Financial Catastrophe#," is from Global Research (2/22/10). Jon says it is a, "long article, but contains some sobering views of the possible future."
"Tracking a New Kind of Civil Disobedience#," is from Common Dreams (2/21/10).
"On Fiscal Conservative Hypocrites#," is from Yahoo! News (2/19/10).
"The Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup, Threatening the Very Existence of the Middle Class#," is from AlterNet (2/15/10).
"Wall Street's Bailout Hustle#," is by Matt Taibbi from the March Rolling Stone Magazine. From your BTL editor: This is an article I highly recommend.
"Please Rob Me: Site Shows Dangers of Foursquare, Twitter#," is from Yahoo! News (2/18/10).
"Elders of Wall St. Favor More Regulation#," is from The New York Times (2/16/10).
"Budget Cuts Due#," is from the Texas Tribune (2/16/10). Jon commented: "What about those BILLION$ that Perry brags about having. College tuition has increased by a third in 2 years! Thanks Perry for deregulating college tuition."
"<a href="http://beta.blogger.com/%20http://www.star-telegram.com/news/story/1973945.html“>Texas public colleges plan for hiring and pay freezes and cuts in courses, travel expenses#," is from The Fort Worth Star-Telegram (2/17/10). Jon observes,"I remember lil' ricky bragging about a billion dollar surplus recently. What happened to it?"
"It's all going according to plan#," is by Mickey Kaus at Slate Magazine (10/16/09). Regards predictions.
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