Ransomeware Attack Shuts Key East Coast Gas Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline has had a cyberattack involving ransomeware from an Eastern European-based criminal gang called DarkSide. Colonial Pipeline has temporarily shutdown 2.5 million barrels per day of pipelines. This is about 12-15% of US oil capacity. On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline Company learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack. We have since …

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China’s Navy Outnumbers US Navy

The 2020 US Department of Defense reports that China’s Navy has more vessels than the US Navy. The PRC has the largest navy in the world, with an overall battle force of approximately 350 ships and submarines including over 130 major surface combatants. In comparison, the U.S. Navy’s battle force is approximately 293 ships as …

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US Infrastructure Plan

The Whitehouse has a statement on the American’s Jobs Plan (aka the multi-trillion dollar infrastructure bill.) * In total, the plan will invest about $2 trillion this decade. * $621 billion in transportation infrastructure and resilience. * invest $80 billion to address Amtrak’s repair backlog * a targeted investment tax credit that incentivizes the buildout …

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Worldometers Count of Cumulative US COVID Deaths Will Pass 500,000 Tomorrow

Worldometers reports a count of over 497,000 total COVID deaths in the USA with about 9 hours left on Sunday Feb 14, 2021. Worldometers had a count of 496,063 total COVID deaths in the USA for Feb 13, 2021. Worldometers will report over 500,000 total COVID deaths in the USA on Monday Feb 15, 2021. …

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US Passing 500,000 Cumulative Covid Deaths in One Week and Maybe 1 Million This Summer

The US currently records 474,915 deaths from COVID and the seven day average or daily deaths is over 3000 per day. This will likely update to about 476,000 deaths by the end of the day Feb 7, 2021. UPDATE – adjusted for variance between IHME and Worldometers reporting of death totals on Jan 29. Feb …

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US COVID Cases Could Explode in a Few Weeks

The USA is likely heading towards European of daily COVID cases and if there is not stronger targeted mitigation this could get quite bad in the December-January timeframe according to Dr. Scott Gottlieb. The antibody drugs will not be able to solve this problem. The vaccines that are near emergency use approval will need two …

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