Glenn Beck' Gold Sponsor Siezed By Feds

Hehehe:The Superior Gold Group, one of Glenn Beck's reliable advertisers, has been put into court-ordered receivership based on evidence that it was ripping people off. But wait...there's more...now how much would you pay?: Putting a company in receivership is a pretty drastic and very rare move for a judge in a civil case. It does not bode well for Beck's other and much bigger gold advertiser,...

Iceland No Longer In Recession

Standard caveat for this post: Iceland’s economy is far smaller and more homogenous than the United States - as are its banks. Iceland was one of the first economies to truly go up in flames in the wake of the Lehman collapse - but it was followed quickly and for some of the same reasons by other countries. In fact, such calamities threatened to happen nearly everywhere, and the worldwide...

MasterCard, Visa Experience Blowback Over WikiLeaks

SECOND UPDATE: Perhaps this might have something to do with VISA and MasterCard's support for the US government. UPDATE: as of approximately 4pm EST, VISA.com is also down, thanks to the same crew. I can't imagine it'll be much longer before PayPal gets the same treatment, though (owing to the fact that they are an entirely Internet-based company) they may be better prepared to defend against...