The Simpocalypse Is Upon Us

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The Simpocalypse Is Upon Us Authored by ???? “DR. DOOM” ??₿??? via BombThrower.com, For decades fathers, uncles, brothers and sons sat idly by as men were publicly insulted and berated without providing refutation or challenge. Yet, we all bear the burden in these unfortunate outcomes. In our willful complacency weakness and fragility have festered and society […]

Initial Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Tumbled Last Week, Led By TX & CA

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Initial Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Tumbled Last Week, Led By TX & CA The number of Americans filing for jobless claims for the first time last week tumbled last week to 239k, from the 265k – 20-month high – the prior week. Source: Bloomberg California and Texas saw the biggest drop in claims last week by […]

Washington’s Bias For Continuous Inflationism

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Washington’s Bias For Continuous Inflationism Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, This week Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivered his semiannual testimony to Congress.  A main feature of the discussion was the status of rate hikes and the fight against inflation. In short, Powell’s inflation fight isn’t over. Core CPI, which excludes food and fuel […]

The 4 Billion Year Path Of Human Evolution Visualized

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The 4 Billion Year Path Of Human Evolution Visualized The story of human evolution is a fascinating one, stretching back in an unbroken chain over millions of years. From the tiniest protocells to modern humans, our species has undergone a remarkable journey of adaptation, innovation, and survival. In this article, Visual Capitalist’s Mark Belan takes a […]

Never Forget: A Retrospective On The Media Lies Surrounding COVID

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Never Forget: A Retrospective On The Media Lies Surrounding COVID Lest we get too comfortable once again and forget that only a couple years ago the western world was on the verge of perpetual medical tyranny, it is important to look back at the massive media disinformation campaign concerning the effectiveness (or lack of effectiveness) […]

RESTRICT Act Is Orwellian Censorship Grab Disguised As Anti-TikTok Legislation

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RESTRICT Act Is Orwellian Censorship Grab Disguised As Anti-TikTok Legislation The RESTRICT Act, introduced by Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tom Thune (R-SD), is aimed at blocking or disrupting transactions and financial holdings linked to foreign adversaries that pose a risk to national security, however the language of the bill could be used to give […]

“Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics”: President Biden Makes Bogus Billionaire Tax Claim

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“Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics”: President Biden Makes Bogus Billionaire Tax Claim Authored by Jonathan Turley, President Joe Biden this weekend proved the truth to the old adage that there are “lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Biden is again arguing that the wealthy do not pay their fair share of taxes.  However, on Saturday, he […]

Inflation Resurgence Will Reignite The Value Trade

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Inflation Resurgence Will Reignite The Value Trade By Simon White, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and strategist The realization that elevated inflation will linger a lot longer than initially expected should continue to boost value stocks, while disadvantaging the growth segment. The disinflationary trend is likely to peter out faster than anticipated. It was always destined to […]

Crazy Optimism About China’s Economy

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Crazy Optimism About China’s Economy Authored by Gordon G. Chang via The Gatestone Institute, China’s propagandists tell us the Chinese economy this year will “accelerate to 4.8%.” Foreign analysts are even more bullish. Goldman Sachs estimates growth of gross domestic product of 5.5%. China’s National Health Commission announced the end of the Communist Party’s “dynamic zero-Covid” policy on December […]

So Much For Billionaires: Joe Biden’s IRS Is Now Coming For Waiters And Waitresses’ Tips

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So Much For Billionaires: Joe Biden’s IRS Is Now Coming For Waiters And Waitresses’ Tips The Biden administration’s lip service about new IRS enforcement only being targeted toward the country’s wealthiest appears to be just that: lip service. Instead, while we have been distracted with rhetoric about billionaires paying their fair share, the Biden Administration’s […]

The Biden Administration Finally Admits Its Mistake In Canceling The Keystone XL Pipeline

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The Biden Administration Finally Admits Its Mistake In Canceling The Keystone XL Pipeline Authored by Tom Harris via RealClear Wire, At long last, the Biden administration is admitting what experts have always known: reckless energy policies have disastrous consequences. This time, the Department of Energy quietly released a report highlighting the positive economic benefits of developing the […]

Death Toll In Dnipro Apartment Strike Rises To 44; Zelensky Aide Resigns For Saying It Was ‘Errant’ Anti-Air Missile

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Death Toll In Dnipro Apartment Strike Rises To 44; Zelensky Aide Resigns For Saying It Was ‘Errant’ Anti-Air Missile The death toll from the Dnipro apartment strike, which happened Saturday afternoon as the latest weekend Russian aerial attacks against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure unfolded, has risen to at least 44 killed, including four children. An additional 79 people were […]

How Long Is Compulsory Military Service?

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How Long Is Compulsory Military Service? Taiwan is extending its mandatory military service in 2024 from four months to one year, as tensions continue to rise with China. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen announced early last week that conscription will include more intense training so that the country is better equipped should China invade. Conscripts will […]

Brazil Ramps Up Security For Lula Inauguration After Foiled Bomb Plot

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Brazil Ramps Up Security For Lula Inauguration After Foiled Bomb Plot Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is set to be inaugurated on Sunday, weeks after a close upset victory over ultra-conservative incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in what was the most consequential election in Brazil in decades. Bolsonaro’s supporters alleged widespread election fraud, leading to sporadic […]

Evidence In Nord Stream Sabotage Doesn’t Point To Russia: Washington Post

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Evidence In Nord Stream Sabotage Doesn’t Point To Russia: Washington Post A surprising admission has come in a Washington Post report Wednesday morning following a months-long investigation into the Sept. 26 Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipeline sabotage attacks. While there remains consensus that the explosions were indeed the result of a deliberate act of sabotage, […]

Real US Retail Sales Tumble (Again) In September

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US retail sales were expected to rise 0.2% MoM in September but instead were disappointedly unchanged. On a year-over-year basis, retail sales (nominal) rose 8.2%, the weakest since April Source: Bloomberg Ex-Autos and Ex-Autos and Gas both rose more than expected (+0.1% vs -0.1% exp and +0.3% vs +0.2% exp respectively). On a YoY basis, […]

Your Next Pain Will Be Soaring Electricity Costs As Energy Crisis Comes To America

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One central theme that comes to mind is the impact of higher natural gas prices and, by extension, power prices. Americans will soon see higher gasoline prices at the pump because of OPEC+ production cuts slated for next month. Many folks will also see their electricity bills rise this winter because NatGas generators power a […]