October

French Trade Unions Announce Massive Strike For Tuesday, October 18

ER Editor: While anyone with half a brain wouldn’t trust French unions as far as they could throw them, there is a sense of ‘at last!’ in this announcement. Particular pay claims on behalf of energy workers IN JOBS (there are healthcare workers who still can’t work and can’t get unemployment insurance) may get drowned…

Inflation Hits Three Decade High Under Joe Biden — October Inflation at 6.2% #SenileBiden

The October inflation numbers were released on Thursday. Inflation rose in October by 6.2% over last year.  This is the highest inflation number in 31 years! BREAKING: U.S. inflation was up 6.2% in October over a year ago. That’s the highest inflation in 31 years. Inflation was up 0.9% in Oct. alone, a much higher…

This Day October 31 | National Review

(NR Staff) 1972—By a vote of 5 to 4, the en banc D.C. Circuit, in an opinion by Judge J. Skelly Wright in United States v. Robinson, rules that a police officer violated the Fourth Amendment when, in the course of searching a person whom he had lawfully arrested, he opened up a crumpled cigarette…

This Day October 27 | National Review

(ronstik/Getty Images) 2020—A divided Ninth Circuit panel rules (in Cortesluna v. Leon) that the district court wrongly determined that a police officer was entitled to qualified immunity on a claim that he used excessive force in making an arrest. The majority concludes that “existing precedent squarely governs the specific facts of this case,” but Judge…

This Day October 23 | National Review

President Ronald Reagan meets with Robert Bork in the White House, October 9, 1987. (White House Photographic Collection/Wikimedia Commons) 1987—Culminating an unprecedented campaign of lies, distortions, and vilification, the Senate rejects, by a vote of 58 to 42, President Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert H. Bork to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by retiring…

This Day October 5 | .

Florida Supreme Court Building (Wikimedia Commons) 1989—By a vote of 4 to 3, the Florida supreme court rules (in In re TW) that a state statute that requires parental consent for a minor’s abortion (subject to a judicial-bypass exception) violates the state constitutional right to privacy. 1995—In 1988, the people of Arizona adopted by ballot…

Bioaerosol Research Performed by China’s Military May Have Started the COVID-19 Pandemic in October 2019

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Pelosi Unilaterally Extends Unconstitutional Proxy Voting Scheme to October

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) once again unilaterally extended her unconstitutional proxy voting scheme to at least October 1. Proxy voting was set to expire on August 17 after Pelosi’s last extension. “In light of the attached notification by the Sergeant-at-Arms, in consultation with the Office of Attending Physician, that a public health emergency is…

United Airlines will Require US Employees to be Fully Vaccinated by October 25 or Risk Termination

United Airlines announced on Friday it will require all 67,000 US employees to take the Covid jab by October 25 or risk being terminated. Shortly after United Airlines announced its vaccine mandate, Frontier Airlines announced its employees must be vaccinated by October 1 or get tested regularly for Covid. “We know some of you will…

“Superforecasters” Now See 90% Odds 200 Million Americans Will Be Vaccinated By October

With Moderna officially filing for expedited approval from the FDA yesterday, and Pfizer following up by announcing early Tuesday in the New York morning, With vaccine newsflow driving trading activity for yet another week, the team of analysts at Goldman Sachs has produced another handy guide to new developments in the race for a global…

Suicides In Japan Jumped 39% In October…

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. *  *  * And the Emmy Goes to the Governor of New York…

US Housing Market Stumble? Home Starts Rise But Rental Unit Permits Plunge In October

With the US housing bubble reinflating, ‘expert’ analysts expected building starts and permits to continues their meteoric rise in October. However, the results were mixed. Housing Starts beat expectations, rising 4.9% MoM (well above the 3.2% expectation) and also saw a major upward revision in September, from +1.9% MoM to +6.3% MoM. Building Permits disappointed,…

Core Producer Price Growth Slows In October But Food Prices Surge

After yesterday’s disappointing (for some) cooler-than-expected CPI, analysts also expect producer price growth to decelerate in October but it modestly beat expectations, rising 0.3% MoM (vs +0.2% MoM exp). On a YoY basis, producer prices rise 0.5%, well below that of consumer prices… Source: Bloomberg In October, nearly 60 percent of the rise in the…

October Payrolls Preview: It’s About To Get Ugly Again

With the nation transfixed by the bad game show that is the presidential election, now in its 3rd day and counting, it is safe to say that nobody, not even the algos will give a rat’s ass what October jobs data the BLS reports on Friday morning. Still, as we do every month, we will…

Germany to ban large events until end of October (after which they plan another lockdown) – on and on it goes as always planned

A ban of large events, including fairs, will be extended in Germany until at least the end of October due to the coronavirus pandemic, broadcaster n-tv reported on Wednesday. It cited a document prepared for a meeting of Chancellor Angela Merkel and the premiers of the country’s 16 states. Separately, the chief executive of software…