*+-Lauren N. Nile, Esq.: The Tea Party is exposing mainstream Republicans’ Strategy. Tea Partiers, in fact, are exposing all of the Republicans’ lies.
*+-Jim Fuller: For the first time in the 50-plus years I’ve been paying close attention to the securities markets and banking and looser attention to commodities markets — most of those years covering such businesses for newspapers and magazines — I am close to concluding that the only place for the modest savings of the average Jane or Joe is a tightly sealed jar buried in the garden or an envelope under a mattress. Maybe in a mixture of currencies.