Economics and Investing:

More Quantitative Easing monetization, in England: BoE Injects $79.3 Billion More to Support Recovery
Yes, debasement is coming for nickels: U.S. Mint exploring alternative metal options. Stockpile some nickels at face value now, before the compositio…

Odds 'n Sods:

Definitely worth reading: Truth, Lies and Afghanistan. (Thanks to Pierre M. for the link.)
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Dimitri sent this example of horribly biased reporting from NBC by anti-gunner Jeff Rossen (who was featured in Michael Moore’s propaganda film, Bow…

Iran War: What Is AIPAC Planning?

One Member of Congress has actually described what happened when she voted no on an AIPAC “ask.” Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) refused to support a bill (opposed by the State Department) that would have essentially banned all U.S. contacts with Palestinia…

Jim's Quote of the Day:

"We may be hunted like animals, but we will not become animals. We have all chosen this – to live free, like human beings, for as long as we can. Every day of freedom is an act of faith; and if we die trying to live then at least we will die like …

Conduit Joins Billion-Dollar Club As Yozma Sells Stake To Silver Lake

Yozma Venture Capital is selling its stake in startup Conduit for a massive return. The story was reported in the Israeli publication Globes, but I’ve confirmed the details with a source who has knowledge of the deal, and who also identified the buyer …

Bill Opening Supreme Court to Cameras Heads to Senate Floor

The Supreme Court may soon have its own YouTube channel if the Senate gets its way. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise its proceedings.

New study crystallizes picture of global land ice disappearance

Imagine the United States covered in one-and-a-half feet of ice; that’s how much ice from glaciers and ice caps between 2003 and 2010 according to a study by a team from the University of Colorado, Boulder using data gleaned from NASA, and it h…