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Biden Is Playing A Dangerous Game In The Middle East

Biden Is Playing A Dangerous Game In The Middle East Authored by Cyril Widdershoven via OilPrice.com, Washington’s new Middle East policies looks like sandcastle. Targeting MBS means putting region at peril. The new media frenzy about a possible full-out confrontation between the US Biden Administration and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a sign that Western political leaders are…

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India To Buy 30 MQ-9 Reaper Drones To Beef Up Border Security With China, Pakistan

India To Buy 30 MQ-9 Reaper Drones To Beef Up Border Security With China, Pakistan As a great power competition roars between the US and China, Washington appears to be supplying India with dozens of armed drones to boost defenses along its borders, according to Bloomberg.  India plans to purchase up to 30 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones, worth approximately $3…

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The Rights Of The Naturally Immune

The Rights Of The Naturally Immune Authored by Thomas Harrington via The American Institute for Economic Research, There is an important issue that, in the midst of all the talk of vaccines, has not gotten nearly the attention it deserves: the civil rights of those who have already developed natural immunity to the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is said to…

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Fertilizer Prices Rocket Higher As Farmers Become 'Bullish' On Upcoming Growing Season 

Fertilizer Prices Rocket Higher As Farmers Become ‘Bullish’ On Upcoming Growing Season  US wholesale fertilizer prices have been on a tear since December 2020 due to rising commodity prices, tight supplies, and strong demand.  Last fall, Rabobank forecasted that phosphate and other fertilizer prices would remain elevated in the first half of 2021 because commodity prices were accelerating. Now Rabobank reports…

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Hundreds Of Defense Contractor Lobbyists Were Behind New $264BN Nuclear ICBM 'Boondoggle'

Hundreds Of Defense Contractor Lobbyists Were Behind New $264BN Nuclear ICBM ‘Boondoggle’ Authored by Jake Johnson via CommonDreams.org, A new report by the Federation of American Scientists set for publication next week will reportedly argue that US plans to spend up to $264 billion on construction and maintenance of a new nuclear missile are mostly being fueled by intense lobbying from the powerful weapons industry, not…

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Watch Live: President Biden Addresses The Nation (But Won't Do A Press Conference)

Watch Live: President Biden Addresses The Nation (But Won’t Do A Press Conference) President Biden will deliver his first prime-time address from the White House tonight to commemorate the anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown. Biden says he plans to talk about the next steps to address the pandemic. “Tomorrow night, I’m going to (deliver a) prime-time address to the American…

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Why JPMorgan's Chief Economist Thinks The $1.9TN Biden Stimulus Won't Spark Runaway Inflation

Why JPMorgan’s Chief Economist Thinks The $1.9TN Biden Stimulus Won’t Spark Runaway Inflation Now that the $1.9 trillion Biden fiscal stimulus is a done deal and the stimmys will be mailed out any day, Wall Street economists are lining up to opine on whether it will be sufficient to spark sustained inflation or not, and if so why. One among…

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​​​​​​​"There's No Town Left" – Ten Years Later, Fukushima's Eerie Landscapes Resemble 'Ghost Town'

​​​​​​​”There’s No Town Left” – Ten Years Later, Fukushima’s Eerie Landscapes Resemble ‘Ghost Town’ The largest earthquake ever recorded in Japan struck ten years ago today. The 9.0-magnitude quake triggered a devastating tsunami, killing more than 18,000 people and led to a nuclear meltdown in northern Japan.  Here’s what we wrote about the nuclear incident ten years ago today: “Nuclear…

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Biden Revives Trump's Pressure Campaign Against Huawei

Biden Revives Trump’s Pressure Campaign Against Huawei President Biden’s newly confirmed Commerce Secretary, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, recently promised the American public that she would keep Chinese telecom giant Huawei on the department’s Entity’s List, the trade blacklist utilized by the Trump Administration to punish Huawei for its alleged ties to the CCP. She made the comment after Sen.…

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Chicago Suburb To Pay Black Residents Reparations Due To 'Wealth And Opportunity Gaps'

Chicago Suburb To Pay Black Residents Reparations Due To ‘Wealth And Opportunity Gaps’ Evanston, Illinois is on the verge of becoming the first city in the United States to financially compensate black residents ‘to address the wealth and opportunity gaps they have experienced because of historical racism and discrimination,’ according to NBC News. Tyrone Turner/WAMU The Chicago suburb voted in…

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Glenn Greenwald Eviscerates Ex-BuzzFeed 'Serial Plagiarist' For Leading Call To Censor Substack

Glenn Greenwald Eviscerates Ex-BuzzFeed ‘Serial Plagiarist’ For Leading Call To Censor Substack Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, On Wednesday, I wrote about how corporate journalists, realizing that the public’s increasing contempt for what they do is causing people to turn away in droves, are desperately inventing new tactics to maintain their stranglehold over the dissemination of information and generate…

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Is The First US Bitcoin ETF Imminent?

Is The First US Bitcoin ETF Imminent? For the longest time if you wanted exposure to bitcoin via a brokerage account, you only had one option: the Greyscale Bitcoin Trust. And while other names, like Square, Tesla and Silvergate now all offer some indirect exposure to the crypto, there has yet to be a direct way to gain access via public…

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Dear Jen 'No Crisis At The Border' Psaki – Watch This Clip!

Dear Jen ‘No Crisis At The Border’ Psaki – Watch This Clip! You know it’s bad when CNN is slamming Democrats… In a somewhat combative press briefing today, CNN’s Kaitlin Collins pressed White House press secretary Jen Psaki on why the Biden admin was refusing to address the “crisis” at the border (which everyone and their pet rabbit could have…

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So This Is How The US Dollar Dies…

So This Is How The US Dollar Dies… Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Our leaders are killing the U.S. dollar, and it is being done to thunderous applause.  The House and the Senate have now both passed the 1.9 trillion dollar “COVID relief bill”, and it will go to Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.  Of…

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Bitcoin & Big-Caps Reach Record Highs, Bonds & Dollar Dumped

Bitcoin & Big-Caps Reach Record Highs, Bonds & Dollar Dumped On the heels of Biden’s big blowout, the dollar is tumbling…(biggest 3-day slump since the election/vaccines in early Nov)… Source: Bloomberg And bitcoin surged back up near $58,000, erasing the losses from its record highs in mid-Feb… Source: Bloomberg Did Washington just ‘cut the rope’ from reality? Stonks were all…

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China Approves Hong Kong Elections Overhaul To Apply "Patriotism" Litmus Test

China Approves Hong Kong Elections Overhaul To Apply “Patriotism” Litmus Test On Thursday China’s parliament approved a resolution to impose sweeping changes on Hong Kong’s electoral system which is ultimately aimed to ensure that mainland loyalists are in firm control of running the city. The new requirement of “patriotism” to run for Hong Kong’s legislature means the likelihood that future elections…

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Brent-Priced Oil Flows To Asia Set To Slump

Brent-Priced Oil Flows To Asia Set To Slump Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, The rising premium of North Sea’s benchmark Brent over Dubai crude is making shipment of Brent-linked oil to Asia more expensive and likely to reduce in the coming months, traders and market sources tell Bloomberg. The Brent premium over Dubai jumped to the highest since December 2019…

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"It's Not Funny": Reporter Angered After Jen Psaki Laughs At Migrant Children Border Question

“It’s Not Funny”: Reporter Angered After Jen Psaki Laughs At Migrant Children Border Question Imagine the collective outrage and uproar if this had happened during the Trump administration… At the White House’s daily briefing on Wednesday Fox News’ Peter Doocy and Press Secretary Jen Psaki began sparring – particularly after Psaki openly laughed off the reporter’s question related to the migrant border crossing crisis centered…

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US Household Wealth Hits Record $130 Trillion As "Top 1%" Have Never Been Richer While Poor Drown In Debt

US Household Wealth Hits Record $130 Trillion As “Top 1%” Have Never Been Richer While Poor Drown In Debt The Fed’s latest Flow of Funds report released at noon today showed the latest snapshot of the US “household” sector as of Dec 31 2020, which confirmed that not long after the biggest drop in household net worth on record when…

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Iran-Backed Militia Publishes Video Of New Attack On US Convoy In Iraq

Iran-Backed Militia Publishes Video Of New Attack On US Convoy In Iraq On Thursday pro-Iranian media in Iraq uploaded rare video showing an IED attack on an American convoy in Anbar province at a moment of continuing tit-for-tat between the US coalition and Iran-backed Shia Iraq militia groups in the region.  The video shows a direct hit on the convoy, with a…

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