83% Of German Firms With International Exposure Warn of Collapsing Revenues 

83% Of German Firms With International Exposure Warn of Collapsing Revenues  Tyler Durden Thu, 07/09/2020 – 02:45 Germany eased strict social distancing restrictions on April 20 and started the process of reopening its economy as the virus pandemic curve flatten. However, the consequence of closing businesses and forcing people to stay home, along with shutdowns of international commerce, resulted in a deep recession in the first half of the year for the exporting nation.  A new survey via the German Chambers of Commerce (reported by Reuters) said 83% of domestic firms with high international exposure had experienced a collapse in revenues. Many of[…]

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Turkey To Hold Massive Naval Exercise Off Libyan Coast In ‘Message To Egypt’

Turkey To Hold Massive Naval Exercise Off Libyan Coast In ‘Message To Egypt’ Tyler Durden Thu, 07/09/2020 – 02:00 Via AlMasdarNews.com, In a noticeable step in terms of timing and location, the Turkish Navy announced that it would soon conduct massive naval exercises off the Libyan coast. Turkish media quoted the navy as saying that the expected maneuvers would be called “Naftex”, and would take place off the Libyan coast in 3 different regions, and each would bear a special name, which is “Barbaros”, “Targot Rais” and “Chaka Bay”. Furthermore, the Turkey-based Yeni Safak newspaper revealed that the military exercises will[…]

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The Great Race Bait: Don’t Fall For It Conservative America

The Great Race Bait: Don’t Fall For It Conservative America Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 23:45 Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Isn’t it odd that the political left claims to be so adamantly opposed to racism, yet they are the first people in the room to make generalizations based on race? Maybe it’s not so odd, at least when you consider the history of social justice movements and the people who fund them. There is power to be had in creating a “race war” narrative, and the chaos surrounding such a conflict could be easily exploited. By making everything[…]

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Qatar Selling World’s Largest Private Jet As Recession Bites 

Qatar Selling World’s Largest Private Jet As Recession Bites  Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 23:25 Qatar’s economy contracted for the first time in two decades in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a prolonged downturn in the Arab country, weighed down primarily by slumping energy prices and collapsed world trade.  As a result of the virus-induced downturn, the Qatari government has decided to sell its Boeing Business Jet 747-8i, one of the largest private jets in the world, with less than 1,000 total flight hours on the airframe, reported The Drive. The Qatari 747-8i, with Boeing serial number 37075, was manufactured in Everett, Washington, in 2012, currently sits at AMAC[…]

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A Swarm Of Swarms: Toward Aerospace Warfare Model Of The 21st Century

A Swarm Of Swarms: Toward Aerospace Warfare Model Of The 21st Century Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 23:05 Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson, While the phrase “system of systems” has entered relatively common usage some years ago as a reflection of the need to field systems and assets with complementary capabilities that will operate as part of a synergistic whole in their respective domain of warfare, in the realm of aerospace combat the United States is moving in the direction of the “swarm” as the key organizing principle of its combat paradigm. The US Air[…]

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California ‘Utterly Failing’ As 2 Million Residents Waiting For Unemployment Checks

California ‘Utterly Failing’ As 2 Million Residents Waiting For Unemployment Checks Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 22:45 Approximately two million Californians are still waiting for their unemployment checks from the first three months of the government-mandated COVID-19 lockdowns, according to the San Jose Mercury News which cites government data. Unemployed residents are complaining of clogged phone lines and outdated technology at the Employment Development Department (EDD) despite Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) promising to increase staffing among other reforms. “I have done just about everything I know how to do as a public official to make things work, but my colleagues,[…]

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Is Strzok Memo The Rosetta Stone Of Obamagate?

Is Strzok Memo The Rosetta Stone Of Obamagate? Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 22:25 Authored by Frank Miele via RealClearPolitics.com, So much happens so fast in a world with a 15-minute news cycle that it’s difficult for a journalist to stop and breathe, let alone ponder the meaning of the latest breathless reporting. As an example, it seems like it was months ago when the D.C. Court of Appeals ordered Judge Emmet Sullivan to dismiss the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, but it was actually less than two weeks ago. June 24 to be exact, but to[…]

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Selective Media Reporting Further Fuels Our Racial Divide

Selective Media Reporting Further Fuels Our Racial Divide Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 21:45 Authored by John Lott via RealClearPolitics.com, On Saturday, a man drove his car onto a Seattle freeway that had been closed by a Black Lives Matter crowd. The driver killed one person and seriously injured another after going the wrong way up a ramp and then around a barricade. Reports noted that police “don’t believe impairment was a factor.” Over the weekend, news outlets replayed the brutal hit, but there’s one thing you won’t learn from their coverage: The driver was black and his victims were white. NPR linked[…]

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San Francisco Lawmaker Unveils ‘CAREN Act’ To Stop “Racist, Sexist, Transphobic” 9-1-1 Calls

San Francisco Lawmaker Unveils ‘CAREN Act’ To Stop “Racist, Sexist, Transphobic” 9-1-1 Calls Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 21:25 24 hours after Amy Cooper, the Central Park ‘Karen’ in New York City, was charged with a misdemeanor for making a false report when she called the police to accuse a Black man who was bird watching of harassing her, the always-righteous city of San Francisco is taking a stand against Karens (well mostly racist Karens). The Mercury News reports that Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced on Tuesday the Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies (or CAREN) Act, which would make it illegal[…]

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Hydroxychloroquine And Fake News

Hydroxychloroquine And Fake News Tyler Durden Wed, 07/08/2020 – 21:05 Authored by Jeremy Gordon via TheDuran.com, The anti-hydroxychloroquine media has been full of the supposed dangers of hydroxychloroquine and its failure as a treatment for the virus. Does hydroxychloroquine work or does it not, is it safe or dangerous, and should we be using it as a treatment for the virus? Here we examine the evidence for and against it. A New York doctor Vladimir Zelenko looked at treatments being used in China and Korea and gave it to 405 patients over 60 or with high-risk problems such as diabetes,[…]

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