12/2 newspurge: watch us explode

econocrash updates:
iceland faring better than ireland after letting banks fail*
iceland faring better than ireland after letting banks failfed employee pay freeze proposed to control deficit*
unemployment checks to 2m will stop without action*
new data: foreign banks biggest recipients of fed money*
fed wants to strip a key protection for homeowners*
100s line up in atlanta cold for help heating homes*
wv enters december $121m ahead on tax revenues*
more than 8m drop out of credit card use*
black friday chaos: americans willing to trample one another to get cheap foreign-made plastic crap even as the US turns into post-industrial wasteland*

history/mystery:
video: 271 picasso’s turn up in france*
swedish royal family’s nazi ties revealed by tv documentary*
video: lee harvey oswald’s coffin up for sale*

media/memes:
mark ruffalo ‘added to terrorism watchlist’ over gasland*
mark ruffalo: when truth is scarier than fiction*
a million library books to be sent down the mines*
u2 & the concert no warmist would applaud*
nazi concentration camp survivor, horror star ingrid pitt dead at 73*
obituary: leslie nielsen dies at 84*
italian filmmaker mario monicelli jumps to his death at 95*
‘harry potter’ grave becomes tourist site in israel*
video: man possibly linked to publicist’s murder commits suicide*
video: neighbor says deceased suspect bragged about killing*