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Global Economy Heading For “Mother Of All” Supply Chain Shocks As China Locks Down Ports

Russia-US/NATO Talks

China’s birth rate drops to record low in 2021

Where did the $800 billion Paycheck Protection Program money go?

Guerrero estimates that about 90 cargo containers a day are compromised, sometimes by an organized group that has halted trains and recruited people living on the street to ransack the containers.

Union Pacific Weighs Avoiding Los Angeles as Cargo Theft Rises

A Copper Crisis Threatens The Energy Transition

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Midterms are coming up!

Following SCOTUS Ruling, GE Suspends Its Covid Vaccine and Testing Rules

FedEx wants to install anti-missile lasers in its cargo jets

California closes Christian pre-school and bans its director from EVER working with children again after she was unable to get kids aged two to keep masks on in class

Train Derailed Near Package-Cluttered Lincoln Heights Tracks

Germany To Become Net Power Importer For The First Time Since 2002

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Saturday Night Fights at the Pharmacy

Strong new evidence suggests a virus triggers multiple sclerosis

Ukraine hit by ‘massive’ cyber-attack on government websites

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona under fire for soliciting parents-as-terrorists letter

California’s overflowing coffers hand Newsom ‘every politician’s dream’

Scientists believed Covid leaked from Wuhan lab – but feared debate could hurt ‘international harmony’

EU’s Imports Of U.S. LNG Five Times Higher Than Russian Supply

Israeli Principals Call for Changes in Covid Guidelines in Schools

Why does “seven years” suddenly matter?

As his presidency spirals downward, Joe Biden lashes out.

CNN’s Tapper: “How Come Democrats Only Complain About The Strict Voting Regulations In Red States?”

Northwest Arkansas is offering $10K in Bitcoin and bike to relocate there

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Three Days Late, the Supreme Court Strikes Down OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate

Keep hearing of train burglaries in LA on the scanner so went to #LincolnHeights to see it all

Investigators cleared Byrd of wrongdoing in the shooting without actually interviewing him about the shooting or threatening him with punishment if he did not cooperate with their criminal investigation.

Mexico Removes All COVID-19 Entry Requirements Including Health Form

Wholesale inflation spikes up to new record 9.7% for 2021

Cancel Culture Comes to Banking

Ronald McDonald House Evicting Unvaxxed Kids With Leukemia

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Stays OSHA Vax-or-Test Rule, Allows CMS Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers to Take Effect

China Tightens Lockdown Measures As Omicron Spreads To Another Port City

Microsoft Word introduces new “woke” feature to monitor your language

WA state refused assistance to clear snow from roadways due to county not mandating vaccines for their employees

Federal agency penalizes states for not giving preference to minority juvenile offenders

USA Today: Pedophilia Is Merely ‘Inappropriate,’ ‘Among The Most Misunderstood’ Conditions In America

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The bizarre and so far still unexplained ground stop of planes near the West Coast and Hawaii came just after a North Korean ballistic missile launch.

Biden Admin Quietly Creates Creepy Database Storing Information About Unvaxxed People Who Request Religious Exemptions

Russian gas boost fuels Moscow’s China pivot

Former DARPA Official: COVID-19 Was Designed to Be an Aerosolized Synthetic Spike Protein Vaccine For Bats

Gas Prices In Europe Drop As U.S. LNG Flotilla Arrives

Do Kazakhstan’s protests signal an end to the Nazarbayev era?

Why Does the CDC Do This?

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Billionaire supermarket CEO warns of potential meat, egg shortage as omicron disrupts US supply chain

Newsom Includes Health Coverage for All Illegal Immigrants in New Budget Proposal

‘If not us, then who?’: inside the landmark push for reparations for Black Californians

Quebec to tax unvaccinated amid omicron surge

California Considering Insane Plan to Double its (Already High) Taxes

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Occupations that disappeared over time, most notably that of cobbler and tailor, have been revived due to the decline in citizens’ purchasing power.

The Energy Crisis Is Sending Shockwaves Through The UK Economy

Convenient Ignorance: The U.S. Senate’s Approach To Israeli Arms Sales To Azerbaijan

The situation in Kazakhstan is a much bigger deal than Western media is letting on. Some of the same information is here in a better format.

Penn’s Transgender Swimmer Loses to Yale’s Transgender Swimmer in Women’s 100 Meter Race

It Is Time to Face Reality about the Vaccines

A little disingenuous on Israel’s demographic security as a Jewish state, but otherwise good. Demography Still Plays a Critical Role in the Middle East

Unstable Kazakhstan a big risk for energy markets

Much Ado About Nothing

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N.Y. governor proposes 1st-ever statewide ban on gas hookups in new buildings

Do you have what you need in your car to walk home in the dark with cold snow blowing around you? A search party found the body of a Virginia man who tried to walk six miles home after his vehicle broke down during a snowstorm

Texas teacher put son with Covid-19 in car trunk to prevent exposure, warrant says

It passed. New Law Will Install Kill Switches In All New Cars

Texas edged Florida for the largest net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks in 2021; California and Illinois saw the greatest net losses

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As Kamala Harris compares 1/6 to 9/11 and Nancy Pelosi introduces the cast of Hamilton to sing about democracy, today’s inanity should not obscure its dangers.

Russian Airborne Troops (VDV) Spearhead the CSTO Intervention in Kazakhstan and Russia Sent Electronic Warfare Systems And Armored Vehicles To Kazakhstan For Peacekeeping Mission and Mideast airlines halt flights to Kazakhstan amid unrest

Seattle police faked Proud Boys threat during race protests, says watchdog

Michigan redistricting spat exposes competing interests in Democratic coalition

Israel is currently reporting a record number of COVID-19 cases, but very few deaths.

COVID-19 vaccines may cause small, temporary increase in menstrual cycle

What to Know About California’s New Composting Law