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  • Be Prepared for Chaos

    06/16/2024 4:09:57 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 68 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 16 Jun, 2024 | Clarice Feldman
    I suggest you start preparing for a great deal of left-wing civic violence, supply disruptions (including food shortages) and widespread urban chaos. I say this because it is my sense that the Democrats, deep state, and their media enablers are all in rough shape and have no other way out but to fall back on their usual criminal methods of retaining power. I find it impossible to believe that President Biden will be the Democratic nominee, and if he is, that he can win. What do the Democrats do? They certainly can’t substitute Kamala Harris for Biden; she’s tanked in...
  • The Enemies of Food Freedom

    06/12/2024 7:53:17 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 18 replies
    Brownstone Institute ^ | June 10, 2024 | Tracy Thurman
    The Enemies of Food FreedomIn every war, there is necessarily an enemy force, and the war on our food supply is no exception. My previous article addressed the ongoing attacks on farmers across the globe. In today’s article, we will look at some of the culprits behind this agenda. For anyone who delved into the entities behind the tyrannical Covid policies, many names on the list below will seem quite familiar.Bayer/MonsantoBayer merged with Monsanto in 2018, combining the companies responsible for Agent Orange and pioneering chemical warfare. In 1999, Monsanto’s CEO Robert Shapiro bragged that the company planned to control...
  • Number of drug shortages hits 23-year high

    06/11/2024 9:07:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/11/2024 | Anna Kutz
    (NewsNation) — The first quarter of 2024 recorded the country’s highest-ever number of ongoing drug shortages, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists data shows. A total of 323 drugs — including life-saving medicines like oxytocin, Rho(D) immune globulin and chemotherapy — were in a deficit during the first three months of the year. The January-March numbers were the highest number of shortages recorded since the ASHP began recording them in 2001. The University of Utah Drug Information Service collects data from pharmacists nationwide and compiles them into statistics on the ASHP’s website.
  • Florida Gov. DeSantis, Cabinet Eye Emergency ‘Hub’

    06/07/2024 8:30:21 PM PDT · by chickenlips · 9 replies
    Tampa Free Press ^ | June 7, 2024 | News Service Of Florida
    Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet are scheduled next week to consider buying a Central Florida warehouse site that would be turned into a “hub” for storing and moving supplies during emergencies. The 40-acre site is in Auburndale, along Interstate 4, and would be purchased from CH Realty IX-DAL I Lakeland Auburndale, L.P., according to Cabinet agenda information posted online Thursday. The state would retrofit a facility that has 422,199 square feet of warehouse space and 39,200 square feet of office space, along with areas for 400 trailers and 274 cars. It also would include docks for loading and...
  • Money supply ticks positive as inflation sticks above 3 percent

    05/29/2024 12:11:32 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/29/2024 | TOBIAS BURNS
    Annual growth of the U.S. money supply in April advanced into positive territory for the first time since November 2022, pushing against the effects of elevated interest rates as inflation hovers above 3 percent. The comprehensive money supply, known as M2, rose by 0.59 percent annually in April to hit $20.8 trillion after contracting by as much as 4.5 percent a year ago, the Federal Reserve reported Tuesday. The program of dramatic quantitative easing in response to the pandemic — consisting of dropping interest rates to zero and boosting the money supply — likely staved off a serious depression as...
  • Contaminated Blood Scandal: What did the CDC know? New Documents!

    05/13/2024 1:24:28 AM PDT · by RandFan · 28 replies
    BBC ^ | May 13 | BBC
    ... In the early 1980s, the UK could not keep up with demand for Factor VIII, which was made by pooling - or mixing - the blood plasma of thousands of individual donors. Instead the treatment was shipped from the US. In the UK, blood donations have always been voluntary, but in the US, drug companies were allowed to pay cash for plasma. High risk groups, from prisoners to drug users, had a clear financial incentive to give blood and potentially lie about their medical history. Evidence uncovered by campaigners and seen by the ongoing public inquiry into the wider...
  • Historic Drug Shortage Exacerbated by EPA Overreach

    05/05/2024 8:27:04 PM PDT · by bitt · 13 replies
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2 ^ | 5/5/2024 | W. Caffey Norman, Real Clear Wire
    This story originally was published by Real Clear Wire By W. Caffey Norman Real Clear Wire Concerning new reports reveal that the drug shortage in the U.S. has reached its highest level since the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists began tracking data. In total, 323 medicines are now in short supply. However, the problem is about to get worse because of government regulations on an entirely different issue. Counterintuitive measures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are set to effectively ban the domestic production of chemicals that are used in the process of manufacturing vital prescription drugs and vaccines. Shortly...
  • National pickle shortage tied to extreme weather in Mexico

    05/05/2024 3:55:37 AM PDT · by Adder · 60 replies
    Fox Weather ^ | 05/03/2024 | Andrew Wulfeck
    Are you a pickle connoisseur? If so, extreme weather in Mexico may be impacting the availability of the snack in the U.S. Every year, Americans consume more than 20 billion pickles, but recently, consumers have noticed some restaurants warning of a "national pickle shortage." The warnings from restaurants such as Firehouse Subs, local delis and others are generally bona fide, as both the U.S. Department of Agriculture and experts from North Carolina State University say that the combination of reliance on imports and extreme weather could impact supplies.
  • Unbelievable

    05/04/2024 5:01:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 03, 2024 | David Strom
    Jared Bernstein is perhaps the most influential "economist" in the United States. I put economist in quotes, despite his being an academic who has taught the subject and has advised Congress and the highest elected officials in America. I do so because he is a moron. He is such a moron that Paul Krugman himself admires him for his economic insights. He is that bad. ... This is absolutely priceless. And probably the most frightening clip you'll ever watch on the people in charge of the US economy. Jared Bernstein is literally the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers,...
  • Congressional Republicans Take Aim at Biden’s Electric Truck Rule

    05/02/2024 8:16:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/02/2024 | Chris Queen
    The Biden administration hasn’t hesitated to rule by fiat, especially when it comes to environmental regulations. Separation of powers? Who cares? Why worry about constitutional processes when you can ramrod your agenda through the bureaucracy? Congressional Republicans are taking on the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest rule that seeks to govern greenhouse gas emissions for heavy-duty trucks. The rule is set to take effect on June 21. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Rep. Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho) introduced a resolution in their respective chambers on Wednesday that would invoke the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to allow Congress to vote to nullify the...
  • Farmers warn food aisles will soon be empty because of crushing conditions: 'We are not in a good position' (Climate change, of course)

    04/28/2024 8:40:21 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 59 replies
    yahoooo ^ | 4-28-24 | Nick Paschal
    Farmers warn food aisles will soon be empty because of crushing conditions: 'We are not in a good position' The United Kingdom is facing dire food shortages, forcing prices to skyrocket, and experts predict this is only the beginning. What's happening? According to a report by The Guardian, extreme weather is wreaking havoc on crops across the region. England experienced more rainfall during the past 18 months than it has over any 18-month period since record-keeping began in 1836.
  • Iran's Bizarre Attack on Israel and Russia's Awkward Spot

    04/17/2024 12:25:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    William Spaniel ^ | 15/4/24 | William Spaniel
    On April 13, 2024, Iran executed a large air strike against Israel. What unfolded next was a bizarre series of claims and statements with worldwide implications---and the distinct possibility that Iran intentionally set up the strikes to fail. This video covers what happened, what's next, and what viewers wanted to know about the topic. 0:00 Intrigue among Israel, Iran, and Russia 1:00 Background of the Attack 2:18 The Attack: What Happened? 4:52 Is this the End? 7:57 Russia's Awkward Geopolitical Position 10:36 Ukraine and Missile Defense 12:19 Will this Change Things in Gaza? 13:12 Where Are the Lines on Maps?...
  • Over 1,300 layoffs hit logistics companies across US

    04/14/2024 2:43:53 PM PDT · by CFW · 21 replies
    FreightWaves ^ | 4/11/24 | Noi Mahoney
    Layoffs continue across the freight and logistics industry, with companies in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan and Texas announcing job reductions and facility closures over the past two weeks. Universal Logistics Warren, Michigian-based Universal Logistics is permanently shuttering two of its subsidiaries and laying off a total of 677 employees, according to notices recently filed with the state. The layoffs are related to Universal-operated entities Logistics Insights Corp. and Universal Dedicated of Detroit, an auto parts warehousing and logistics facility. Both operations were in Detroit. Universal Dedicated of Detroit’s closure will affect 230 truck drivers who worked from the facility. Logistics...
  • Why the Panama Canal is Dying

    04/07/2024 2:24:40 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Why shipping choke points like Panama are FUBAR and getting worse. Long, detailed explanation of all the problems.
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles ... and Trucks: Biden administration has announced new stringent emissions requirements for virtually the entire American transportation system

    04/03/2024 10:10:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/03 | Stephen Moore
    The Biden administration has announced in recent weeks new stringent emissions requirements for virtually the entire American transportation system.The Environmental Protection Agency will mandate by the year 2035 that virtually every car made and sold in America must be an EV. No more gas cars. The New York Times comically declared that motorists don't have to worry because this "is not a ban on gasoline-powered vehicles." Sure it isn't. Today less than 2% of cars use the electric power grid for fuel. So soon we will see 50 times more demand for electricity from autos. Then the EPA announced new...
  • Biden's grizzly bear relocation plan poses 'real danger' to families and livestock, cattle producer warns

    03/30/2024 7:35:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/30/24 | Yael Halon
    The Biden administration's plan to relocate grizzly bear populations to rural parts of Washington State will have a devastating impact on agriculture and livestock in the region while posing a significant danger to local communities, a fifth generation cattle producer warned. Residents of Washington State are doubling down on their concerns surrounding the federal government's plan to translocate grizzly bears, an apex predator, to the federally-managed North Cascades National Park, after the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the strategy their preferred plan for grizzly bear management in the region. The North Cascades National Park borders...
  • Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse – Black Swan Event

    03/30/2024 9:30:34 AM PDT · by delta7 · 69 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | 28 Mar 24 | Martin Armstrong
    “… Others believe this was a deliberate attack of US infrastructure based on various factors that do not seem to add up. Could it have been an inside job or a foreign agent? The truth will come to light, as it always does. Let me begin by explaining how crucial the Francis Scott Key Bridge was to America’s supply chain. Around 52.3 million tons of international cargo estimated to be worth $80.8 billion passed through the port in 2023. Around 4,900 trucks, carrying around $28 billion in goods, must be rerouted due to the bridge collapse. It is the second...
  • The Baltimore Bridge Collapse Is Going To Have An Enormous Impact On U.S. Supply Chains

    03/30/2024 7:32:31 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 71 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | March 30, 2024 | Michael Snyder
    When I awoke early on Tuesday morning, I was stunned to learn that the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore had collapsed. We are being told that it was a tragic “accident” and that there is no evidence that any foul play was involved. Hopefully that is true. But no matter how it was caused, this tragedy is going to have an enormous impact on U.S. supply chains. And of course this comes at a really bad time, because Houthi missile strikes in the Red Sea and low water levels in the Panama Canal have been putting a tremendous amount...
  • OP-ED: The Baltimore Bridge Disaster By Supply Chain Expert and Navy Veteran Jim Nelles

    03/26/2024 6:22:01 PM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/ ^ | 3/26/2024 | jim nelles
    Guest editorial by Jim Nelles: The video footage of the Singaporean-flagged cargo vessel, the Dali, crashing into the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore is truly horrifying. Video footage shows the ship’s lights flickering on and off, indicating it lost power shortly before crashing into the bridge’s stanchion. The video also shows black smoke coming from the ship’s exhaust vents, indicating that the crew was trying to restart diesel engines. Unfortunately, eight workers were performing construction on the bridge at the time of collapse, only two of whom were rescued. Given the temperatures of the Patapsco River, they must be...
  • Baltimore Port’s Closure Threatens Inflation and Bigger Deficits

    03/26/2024 9:43:19 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 21 replies
    The Port of Baltimore has been brought to a standstill thanks to the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, creating risks to the U.S. economy of additional inflation, diminished productive capacity, and larger government deficits.The Port of Baltimore was the 17th busiest port in the nation ranked by total tons in 2021, according to the latest data available from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It is the fifth largest on the East Coast, outsized by the ports of New York-New Jersey; Virginia; Mobile, Alabama; and Savanah, Georgia. (snip) It was the first in terms of the volume of automobiles...