EcoHealth Throws NIH Under The Bus Over Wuhan Gain-Of-Function Report; Researcher Claims 'Massive Cover-Up'

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"Given all of the sensitivity about this work, it’s difficult to understand why NIH and EcoHealth have still not explained a number of irregularities with the reporting on this grant..."


Northern California Swamped With "Historic Rain" Amid Rare Atmospheric River Event 

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"We just passed the Gold Rush year of 1849 for 7th wettest October on record for Downtown SF." 


Illinois Supreme Court Rules Tax On Guns & Ammo Unconstitutional

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...violate the state’s constitution because they affect law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment right to acquire firearms for self-defense.


"Euphoria Is Increasing": Goldman Doubles Down On Market Meltup Call, Sees $90BN In New Stock Buying This Week

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There is roughly $18B worth of global equity demand per day, every day this week, according to Goldman's calculations.


This Shows Why The Yuan Is Defying Economic Slowdown

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...ex pandemic-hit 2020, that would be the slowest growth in more than three decades. Yet the yuan is surprisingly strong...


"Welcome To The Hunger Games": More Chicago Officers 'Summoned' As City Council Mulls Vax Mandate Reversal

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"Welcome to day three of 'The Hunger Games,' where we find out who the city is going to offer up as tribute."


Shock Waves In The Virginia Gubernatorial Election, Can Biden Help?

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With 10 days to go before Election Day, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are locked in a close battle for governor of Virginia...


"RV Capital Of The World" Sees Influx Of New Residents As Americans Abandon Big-City Living

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"...anything under $250,000 still goes very, very fast..."


What's Behind The Eerie Calm In Corporate Credit

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Earnings and margin concerns matter for credit investors, too, but the intensity and breadth of balance sheet repair matter more


Lira Tumbles To New Record Low As Critics Blast Erdogan's Ambassador Expulsion Scandal

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"Erdogan believes he can win the next Turkish elections by blaming the West for attacking Turkey -- notwithstanding the sorry state of the country's economy."


'The Richest He's Ever Been': Trump Set To Gain Billions In Net Worth On Moonshot SPAC

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Up from an estimated $2.5 billion...


Shadow Inflation: Shipping Costs Are Up Way More Than You Think

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Costs are not just about rates. As service quality plummets, effective inflation goes even higher...


TME weekend

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some weekend observations…

Majority Of Maryland Parents Oppose Vaccine Mandates For Students, Teachers, Survey Says

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"We believe all vaccines should be determined by all parents, guardians and their attending physicians..."


Crypto Market "Dollarization" - A New Secular Tailwind

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For the first time this month, open interest in stablecoin-margined Bitcoin futures surpassed that of their crypto-margined counterparts.


Port Congestion Could Be Worse Than "Lehman Crash", Flexport CEO Warns 

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"The ports shutting down is worse than Lehman Brothers failing. Both can lead to catastrophic failures of all counterparties..." 


An Educational Tonkin Gulf? The NSBA Apologizes For Letter That Triggered Controversial Federal Operation

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...we're sorry we called you parents "domestic terrorists"...


Tesla Bumps Model S And Model X Prices Higher By $5,000 Each

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Tesla also increased prices on its Model 3 and Model Y by $2,000 each days ago. 


Martin Armstrong: Are The US Supply Chain Disruptions Deliberate?

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They are masking authoritarianism as utilitarianism...


61% Of Americans Paid No Federal Income Taxes In 2020 - Who's Greedy?

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It is truly incredible that Atlas has not yet shrugged...