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Southern California Parents to Rally Jan 18 Against School District COVID Mandates: ‘Parent Choice & Medical Freedom’

“Demand the district stand behind their claim to support parental choice.” QUICK FACTS: Parents of children attending schools in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) in Southern California will gather Tuesday, Jan 18, at 9:30 am to promote parental choice and medical freedom against the district’s heavy Covid-19 policies, according to local parents and…

Triple-Vaxxed Swedish King & Queen Test Positive for COVID

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia test positive for Covid-19 with “mild symptoms.” QUICK FACTS: King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are the latest royals to test positive for Covid-19, according to People. The palace announced Tuesday that the Swedish King and Queen had both received three vaccinations: “The King…

Manchin & Build Back Better Opposition: The White House Makes It Worse

President Joe Biden speaks before signing four bills from the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2021. (Leah Millis/Reuters) In response to Biden White House Blasts Manchin Per John’s post below, in politics, there’s pointless emoting and then there’s swallowing hard to try to keep advancing where you want…

Iran & Natanz: Making Sense of Confusion

A view of a damage building after a fire broke out at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility, in Isfahan, Iran, July 2, 2020. (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS) All anyone can say with any certainty is that something very strange happened near the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear facility at…

Gibraltar: 99% Vax Rate & Highest COVID Infection Rate

Gibraltar has an almost 100% vaccination rate but ranks 5th in the world for highest Covid-19 cases per 100k people. QUICK FACTS: 99% of Gibraltar’s population are “fully vaccinated,” according to Google data. However, Gibraltar also has one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in the world at 21,373 cases per 100,000 people, according to…

Biden & 2024: Dem Thinks a Run Unlikely

President Joe Biden campaigns for Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe at a rally in Arlington, Va., October 26, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) An interesting “growing fears” piece appeared in the WaPo about Joe Biden’s prospects in 2024: “One Democrat involved in campaigns said they couldn’t think of a single person they had spoken to…

Trump: ‘Why Aren’t They Investigating the People & States Who Cheated on the Election’? (Post)

President Donald Trump released a new message about election fraud, Jan 6, and leftist violence. READ THE FULL MESSAGE: The post Trump: ‘Why Aren’t They Investigating the People & States Who Cheated on the Election’? (Post) appeared first on American Faith. The post Trump: ‘Why Aren’t They Investigating the People & States Who Cheated on…

Pete Buttigieg & Supply-Chain Crisis

Secretary of transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg listens during a confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Reuters Pool) As mentioned in the tail end of today’s Morning Jolt, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg deserves some grief for being away from his job for the better part of two months, as America’s supply-chain problems…

Rental-Exodus Sparks Surge In Single-Family Housing Starts & Permits

Following November’s better than expected jump in both Starts and Permits, analysts expected a more mixed picture in December as Homebuilder Sentiment rolled over and affordability collapsed. However, both Starts and Permits exploded higher to start the year (up 5.8% MoM and 4.5% MoM respectively). Starts have now risen for 4 straight months and Permits…

Iran's Rolling Blackouts & Thick Smog Blamed On 'Illegal' Bitcoin Mining

Amid crippling US-led sanctions on Iran and a continually weakened currency, enterprising young Iranians are taking advantage of the country’s cheap electricity to mine Bitcoin, however, it’s coming at a huge cost to fellow citizens as the immense power-sucking process of mining the cryptocurrency has contributed to a national electricity shortage and rolling blackouts. Worse, major…

Luongo On Overblown Nonsense: "Insurrection" & "The Death Of The Dollar"

Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, ‘n Guns blog, Here Comes The Dollar Thanks To Italy The whole “Death of the Dollar” thing is completely overblown nonsense. It’s as hyperbolic as the insurrection rhetoric coming from the Democrats over the “Attack on the Capitol” on January 6th. This dollar death spiral narrative is just…

Woke Elementary: Critical Race Theory & California's "Inconvenient Minority"

Authored by Christopher Rufo via City-Journal.org, An elementary school in Cupertino, California – a Silicon Valley community with a median home price of $2.3 million – recently forced a class of third-graders to deconstruct their racial identities, then rank themselves according to their “power and privilege.” Based on whistleblower documents and parents familiar with the session, a…

Rates, Rhetoric, & The Tapering Paradox

Via Avalon Investment & Advisory, “Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her and to wonder what was going to happen next.” – Lewis Carroll,Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass Tapering Paradox Over the past week…

Upbeat Xi Says "Time And Situation On China's Side" Amid Turmoil & Pandemic Rise In US

While the political gridlock and alarmist headlines out of Capitol Hill as well as a dramatic Democratic move to impeach look to define Trump’s final week in office, Bloomberg notes that China’s President Xi Jinping is sounding “unusually upbeat”.  According to the publication he issued an unusually upbeat assessment about China’s future, noting that “time and the situation” were…

Russia & US Are Building Up Their Forces In Syria Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

Via AlMasdarnews.com, The large Russian landing ship, the Saratov, entered the waters of the eastern Mediterranean this week, en route to a Syrian port, the Interfax News Agency reported, citing local Turkish media. According to the report, the Saratov transited the Bosphorus Strait and moved closer to the Syrian port-city of Tartous, where it is…

COVID-19 & The Emergence Of The Pandemic Industrial Complex

Authored by Brian Berletic via ActivistPost.com, If official numbers are to be believed, the United States is one of the worst hit countries in terms of COVID-19 infections and deaths. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the time of writing, there are supposedly 19 million COVID-19 cases with an alleged 300,000+…

Iran Hails 'Victory' While Tankers & Cargo Ships Continue Arriving At Venezuelan Port

At a moment Washington D.C. is locked into a very different drama, Iranian state media is hailing ‘victory’ after late last week an Iranian cargo ship successfully made it to Venezuelan port and thus past the US blockade on the country.  The Iranian-flagged general cargo ship Golsan had left Iran in November at has arrived…

Stocks, Bond Yields, & Crypto Soar Amid Payrolls Plunge, "Damaged" Democracy, & Biden's "Trillions"

So, the first week of the year brought us – the worst first day for stocks in two decades, the “darkest day in American democracy”, a dismal jobs print (far worse than expected), ISM beats that were almost entirely predicated on model misattribution of global supply chain disruptions, a blue-sweep of government (fiscal-palooza), and the…

Buchanan: The Worst Of Days For Trump & Trumpists

Authored by Pat Buchanan via Buchanan.org, President Donald Trump, it turns out, was being quite literal when he told us Jan. 6 would be “wild.” And so Wednesday was, but it was also disastrous for the party and the movement Trump has led for the last five years. Wednesday, the defeats of Senators Kelly Loeffler…

"We'll See You In Court": Sen. Josh Hawley Blasts 'Orwellian' Simon & Schuster Over Canceled Book

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) responded Thursday afternoon to an announcement by publisher Simon & Schuster that it would no longer publish his planned book, after the GOP lawmaker led objections to Congress’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. “After witnessing the disturbing, deadly insurrection that took place on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., Simon & Schuster…

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