"In doing so China is effectively lobbing the first shot across the bow of the Petrodollar system, and more importantly, the key support of the USD in the international arena... setting the scene for the petroyuan."
But, until enhanced security becomes something that is truly demanded by both voters and consumers, we won't see much of it. People, apparently prefer what security experts call the "security roller coaster": panic, forget, repeat.
"The system is breaking down in a very serious and dangerous manner as a result of decades of unaccountable oligarch plunder... The total insanity of the political debate in the U.S., and a lack of any willingness to admit our real systemic problems, is what ensures this train is headed straight into a brick wall..."
"The Schumer-Rounds-Collins immigration bill would be a total catastrophe... it would be the end of immigration enforcement in America... It creates a giant amnesty (including for dangerous criminals), doesn’t build the wall, expands chain migration, keeps the visa... "