Politicisation Of The Great Lockdown Result Of “TINA”-Economic-Ignorance & Censorship

Politicisation Of The Great Lockdown Result Of “TINA”-Economic-Ignorance & Censorship Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 23:45 Authored by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker Blog, In the United States questioning liberal economic ideology is not tolerated, so when the latest inevitable economic bust in capitalism occurs it is little wonder that their society talks about everything except economic ideology. They spend their time inventing and discussing non-economic solutions to economic catastrophes, which is precisely how their fundamental weaknesses and inequalities only get worse and worse. Now we are talking about the murder of George Floyd, police brutality and White supremacy –[…]

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 Putin Has Three ‘Disinfection Tunnels’ To Shield Him From COVID 

 Putin Has Three ‘Disinfection Tunnels’ To Shield Him From COVID  Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 23:25 Russian President Vladimir Putin has three disinfection tunnels, one at Novo-Ogaryov, his official residence, located in a Moscow suburb, and two others at the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, reported Russian news agency Ria Novosti. Reuters published a video showing how the tunnel sprays a “fine water mist” covering the clothes and exposed areas of the occupant who steps through with a disinfectant solution. It was noted by Ria Novosti, that anyone who visits Putin will have to step through the tunnel. The report made no mention of the type of disinfectant solution used. However, in two past[…]

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Exploring The Hypersonic Strike Systems Of The United States

Exploring The Hypersonic Strike Systems Of The United States Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 23:17 Via SouthFront.org, Even two years ago, hypersonic weapons were barely an item of discussion among the US national security establishment. Today these weapons are all the rage. What accounts for that sudden emergence of US interest in this category of weapons, which has spurred research and development on several different weapon systems that are to enter service at some point in the upcoming decade? And what are the implications of their eventual likely entry into service? The triggering reason is most likely the failure of[…]

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Trump Says Bolton Broke The Law, Says China Could Have “Easily” Stopped The Virus Spread

Trump Says Bolton Broke The Law, Says China Could Have “Easily” Stopped The Virus Spread Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 23:15 Shortly after lengthy excerpts of neocon John Bolton’s upcoming book were leaked to various media outlets, President Trump accused his former National Security Advisor of breaking the law by trying to publish a book on his time in the White House, even as his administration was seeking an emergency restraining order to halt its publication. “He broke the law, very simple. As much as it’s going to be broken,” Trump told Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “This is highly classified.”[…]

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Status Update

Status Update Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 21:55 Here’s what’s going on. We can do what the Federalist did, and pull the entire comment section to stay alive, or we can implement a filter to comments which avoids triggering a limited number of keywords that started this whole fiasco (one can figure out the context there) and get reinstated. At the same time, there are legislative developments in the pipeline which we reported on earlier, which may or may not come to pass. We are not holding our breath. We are going with option 2 because we would like to[…]

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Vermont Principal Put On Leave For Not Agreeing With Black Lives Matters

Vermont Principal Put On Leave For Not Agreeing With Black Lives Matters Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 21:45 Authored by Jonathan Turley, We have yet another teacher suspended or put on leave for merely expressing her opinion of Black Lives Matter on her personal Facebook page.  After Tiffany Riley wrote that she does not agree with the BLM, the Mount Ascutney School Board held an emergency meeting to declare that it is “uniformly appalled” by the exercise of free speech and Superintendent David Baker assured the public that they would be working on “mutually agreed upon severance package.”  The case magnifies concerns[…]

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Americans Are The Saddest In 50 Years As 2020 Turmoil Crushes Hope For Kids’ Futures

Americans Are The Saddest In 50 Years As 2020 Turmoil Crushes Hope For Kids’ Futures Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 21:25 Americans are more miserable in 2020 than they’ve been in nearly five decades, according to the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by the National Science Foundation (NORC) at the University of Chicago, reported AP News.  The survey of 2,000 Americans reveals that just 14% of adults say they’re very happy, down from 31% in 2018. That year, 23% said they felt isolated, it has since doubled, now 50%.   Conducted in May, the survey captures Americans’ beliefs, mental health, and outlook before, and during[…]

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“Just Say No…” To The ‘New Normal’

“Just Say No…” To The ‘New Normal’ Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 21:05 Authored by Adam Dick via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Sometimes a video can communicate important political ideas very well and quickly. That is the case with the two-minute video “No New Normal” at the Essential People YouTube page. Starting off, it seems as if the video, like many others, is promoting that people make all sorts of sacrifices, changing their lives drastically and painfully, to counter coronavirus. Then, the video takes a quick turn, harshly criticizing the coronavirus crackdown and the “new normal” of[…]

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“Money They’re Desperate For”: Many Gig Workers Still Can’t Get Their Unemployment Benefits

“Money They’re Desperate For”: Many Gig Workers Still Can’t Get Their Unemployment Benefits Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 20:45 It has now been several months since the federal government has implemented monetary stimulus to try and alleviate the financial effect of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuring economic shut down. Back in the beginning of May – nearly 6 weeks ago – we highlighted how many gig workers were still waiting for their first round of unemployment benefits. Today, past the mid-point of June, many of those workers are still waiting, according to CBS Chicago. And we wonder what is helping fuel[…]

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Housing Market Outside New York City Booms As City Dwellers Flee 

Housing Market Outside New York City Booms As City Dwellers Flee  Tyler Durden Wed, 06/17/2020 – 18:45 While observing national housing trends, we have recently found wealthy Americans and anyone else who has the economic mobility are selling real estate in big cities and have fled to rural communities amid fresh concerns of the second coronavirus wave and ongoing social unrest.  We’ve documented this phenomenon, in several pieces, is happening across several major metropolitan areas: Wealthy Homebuyers In ‘Mad Rush’ To Flee San Francisco Rich People Flock To Aspen, Park City As America’s Inner Cities Burn Real Estate agents told The Wall Street Journal that[…]

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