1. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  2. Zeihan points to the ongoing transition in supply chains moving out of China, the boomer retirement date of 2022 where more boomers are retired...
      


  3. So either the world is going down the toilet, we're all going to die of a virus, WW3 is about to happen or things...


  4. The moment Trump signed anti China Hong Kong paper phase one   will be anathema to Chinese authorities, they will pretend to sign it...
      


  5. This was all Trump had to do to win reelection easily: [Make this speech in March] "Ladies and gentleman, Democrats and Republicans, our country is facing...


  6. Okay, here’s a theory.... The rest of the world will be watching events closely in the US in the near future. The States which are ‘going...
      


  7. You can only have 2 out of 3 : 1. COVID-free society 2. Functioning economy 3. Livil liberties (democracy) So we have : 1. Chinese model: 1 & 2....
      


  8. Of course we cannot be sure about ultimate outcome but probability of Huawei building 5G network in Germany just skyrocketed. No backdoors policy Angela Merkel is...
      


  9. I don't think there's any dead bodies or anything gruesome but just be aware that war footage can be. I was (and am always interested)...


  10. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/rebels-draw-up-plans-as-johnson-threatens-revenge-brexit-update?srnd=premium-europe   '' Boris Johnson will host his Conservative colleagues at a drinks reception on Monday evening ahead of a statement to Parliament on Tuesday, his...
      


  11. Early Outpatient Treatment of Symptomatic, High-Risk Covid-19 Patients that Should be Ramped-Up Immediately as Key to the Pandemic Crisis  Dr. Harvey A. Risch Published May 27,...
      


  12. Heh heh, long term planning pays off for Trump, who for 30 years now has been railing against unfair and lopsided trade deals. Trump has corrected this lopsided and...


  13. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/01/08/wsj-gun-ownership-rise-europe-terror-attacks-sexual-assault/ So Oppressed European Citizens are finally coming around to the American view of things.   Good.


  14. Huawei Manages to Make Smartphones Without American Chips For China’s top smartphone maker, U.S. suppliers are increasingly a nice-to-have, not a must-have American tech companies...
      


  15. This obvious conclusion after watching US media and top US politicians requires not much further comment. If US would critisize China strong enough it would solve...
      


  16. https://thefederalist.com/2020/06/23/its-time-for-republicans-to-stand-up-for-america-already/ "The United States of America is starting to resemble a Target in Minneapolis, overrun by lawless mobs and left for dead by the very...
      


  17. It's been a while since I've been on the forum, but nice to be back and see so many new .... faces. So here...
      


  18. At least according to some local "independent thinkers".  World War 1 total US deaths = 116 thousands COVID 19 total deaths = 110 thousands. So, very comparable...


  19. World looks on in horror as Trump flails over pandemic despite claims US leads way The president’s outlandish behavior as Americans suffer has inspired horror...


  20. Without Apologies, China Is Now on the Move   Victor Davis Hanson / @VDHanson / June 05, 2020 / 78 Comments China's economy is falling. The world is seeing it as it is...
      


  21. It's a good idea. Too bad it's not going to happen.  


  22. Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of...
      


  23. From the Financial Tribune, a non-governmental newspaper in Iran. Amusing that this Iranian business broadsheet is hoping for Trump to fix Iran's oil curse. Will Trump...


  24. While everyone is busy trying to predict how much oil Trump's withdrawal from the Iran sanctions deal will take off the market, I suggest...
      


  25. Following Trump's positive speech extolling America and what has been achieved, will Pelosi's act of ripping up the speech send a negative message to...


  26. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the U.S. might apply pressure on Venezuela by restricting the sale of oil from the South American country. The US market is...
      


  27. Well? There have been threats in the past but they have remained threats. This time things look different for various reasons but it could be...
      


  28. https://news.sky.com/story/the-rise-of-china-how-70-years-of-the-prc-is-shaping-all-our-futures-11821722


  29. As the Trudeau Liberals continue to politically stumble, the Western Provinces seem to have had quite enough.  But it gets even worse for Justin...