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“Even Libertarians”: John Brennan Issues ‘List’ Of Ideologies Biden Intel Community Should Go After

By Tyler Durden Well this is alarming and ominous to say the least… Former CIA Director John Brennan told MSNBC in an interview on inauguration day that the intelligence community under newly sworn in President Biden is “moving in laser-like fashion” to try and uncover dangerous plots against the country. Naturally, there’s been much of this…

Biden Issues Barrage Of 17 Executive Actions On Border, Climate, Immigration & “100 Day Masking Challenge”

By Tyler Durden With just hours to go before his swearing-in, Joe Biden and his team have already started Wednesday with a blitz of announcements for Executive Orders that will be issued immediately. Following at least a week’s worth of media leaks teasing all the Biden “Day One” action items (Rejoin the Paris Accords, Keystone…

Iraq Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump Over Militia Leader Killing

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, An Iraqi court issued an arrest warrant for President Trump for the killing of Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who was killed in a US drone strike alongside Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani last January. Al-Muhandis was the leader of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), a group of mostly Shia state-sponsored…

Seattle Bill Could 'Legalize Crime' For Those In Poverty Or With Behavioral Issues

Via PlanetFreeWill.news, In what can only be described as turning morality on its head, a Seattle council member has introduced legislation that could allow courts to dismiss misdemeanor crimes, such as theft and assault, that were committed because of poverty or while a person was experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or substance abuse, reports…

Florida Issues "Falling Iguana" Warning As Temps Plunge

Florida is bracing for unusually cold weather on Christmas day, prompting the National Weather Service (NWS) Miami to issue a “falling iguana” warning.  NWS Miami expects temperatures to dip into the 30F to 40F range on Christmas Day and through the weekend, creating dangerous conditions for iguanas.  “Brrr! Much colder temps expected for Christmas. Low…

US Nuclear Submarine Enters Strait Of Hormuz; Navy Issues Rare Public Disclosure Of Location

In an extremely rare announcement, the US Navy has publicly declared the location of one of its nuclear submarines, apparently as a “message” and warning to Tehran. The nuclear submarine USS Georgia is now transiting the Strait of Hormuz, the vital narrow waterway where Iran’s IRGC frequently patrols, reportedly armed with up to 154 Tomahawk cruise…

The BIS Issues A Dire Warning: “We Are Moving From The Liquidity To The Solvency Phase Of The Crisis”

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and the BIS – the central banks’ central bank – warning about excesses from monetary policy (the most recent amusing example of this was last October when as we wrote, “Fed Announces QE4 One Day After BIS Warns QE Has Broken The Market“). Actually, to this list…

DNI Ratcliffe Says Election ‘Issues’ Must Be Resolved Before Winner Declared

Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times, The top U.S. intelligence official suggested on Sunday that election lawsuits and other issues need to be resolved first before the winner of the Nov. 3 presidential election is declared. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe told Fox Business that issues brought up by President Donald Trump’s legal team have…

No Brexit Deal Monday As “Differences On Critical Issues” Remain; BoJo, Von Der Leyen To Lead Next Round Of Talks

Update (1350ET): Monday’s follow-up call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen is over, and as expected, the two sides continued to struggle at an impasse on Monday as neither side is willing to give any ground on the three most critical issues: fisheries access, “level-playing field” rules, and “common standards” for governance related…

Bank of America Issues A “Code Red” For Stocks

We already discussed how the current market euphoria levels have surpassed dot com levels, but what’s going now, the asset bubble blown by central banks, is absolutely staggering… and it’s only getting crazier. Consider that in just the past 4 weeks there has been a record $115BN inflows into stocks, a record $25BN into EM…

Cover-up Suspected Regarding Tesla Models with Suspension Issues

By B.N. Frank There have been numerous reports about Teslas crashing and/or catching fire. Tesla owners have also reported other scary driving situations as well (see 1, 2). Recently, Consumer Reports decided to NOT recommend 2 of the company’s models. Now there’s more bad news for the company and its car owners. From Zero Hedge:…

Tesla Models “Not Recommended” by Consumer Reports Due to Basic Reliability Issues

By B.N. Frank Electric Vehicles (EVs) have not been without problems. Recently, GM recalled thousands of theirs due to battery fires. There have also been numerous reports about Teslas crashing and/or catching fire. Tesla owners have reported additional life-threatening situations as well (see 1, 2). Consumer Reports is now NOT recommending 2 of the company’s…

Chicago Issues 30-Day Stay-At-Home Advisory, Cancels Thanksgiving: Live Updates

Summary: Chicago issues stay at home order French ICU occupancy up to 96.6% Detroit returns to remote learning CDC releases guidance reminding users that masks also help protect wearers Austria sees new daily record in cases UK outbreak may finally be starting to slow Global cases see new record Global deaths top 12k for first…