Financial News Update – 04/18/10

The story of an $8,000 exhaust filter, cleaner air and the busy hand of NY state government (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

DemCare’s Secret $1.62 Trillion Immigration Time-Bomb (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Wall Street suspects Goldman charges ‘not coincidental’ to financial reform effort (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)


Indymac Boys Get Sweetheart Deal

8 banks close in Calif., Fla., Mass., Mich., Wash

FEAR: Obama claims fresh crisis without new financial rules

Geithner says economy growing faster than expected


Why Are Silver Sales Soaring? That is significant news. Think about it: Annualized, that means that effectively, the entire US silver mining production is being devoted to producing Silver Eagles planchets. The law of supply and demand is inescapable. So I’m I standing by my long term price predictions for silver.

33 states out of money to fund jobless benefits.

The Federal government deems all $5, $10 and $20 Federal Reserve Notes (FRNs) minted before the 1996 series to be unfit for circulation. (Scroll down to Page 3.)

California Jobless Rate Hits 12.6% in March

Goldman’s Stock Loss Dwarfs Possible Penalty

US Home Reposessions Hit Five Year High


Oliver North, US Troops Speech

Hat Tip: Jean Stoner
From: The National Rifle Association


To support the troops, visit http://NRAGive.com or http://NRA.org/troops/soldier.htm

This video tribute on the front lines is the story of true patriots, told by Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North at the NRA Annual Meetings in 2009. It’s a stirring profile of the spirited, courageous guardians of our precious freedoms. America’s best …


Now It’s Personal…

Hat Tip: Jean Stoner

This photo is of a billboard recently established on I-75 just south of Lake City, Florida . A group gathered there today to celebrate its unveiling. The cost of 10 months rental of the billboard and doing the artwork was $6500. We feel that is a reasonable cost to reach out to 1,000,000 vehicles per month and perhaps motivate their participation in the electoral process to get our country on a sound footing.

“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.” – Margaret Thatcher