Monthly US Inflation at 12% Annualized and 8.6% Over Last 12 Months

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.0 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 8.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The increase was broad-based, with the indexes …

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Gasbuddy Reports Average US Gas Prices Passed $5 Per Gallon

The national average price of gas in the U.S. surpassed $5 per gallon today for the first time ever, according to GasBuddy, the leading fuel savings platform saving North American drivers the most money on fuel. There has been months of gas price increases across the country, accelerated by the rise in seasonal demand amidst …

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Big Mistakes Johnny Harris and Most Others Make About What Happens if China Invades Taiwan

Johnny Harris is a journalist who makes popular youtube videos with some nice animations. Johnny projects that China invading Taiwan would follow the following steps: Step 0 – China threats, blockades and failed negotiation Step 1 – China law that Taiwan must be reunified Step 2 – China air and missile attacks Step 3 – …

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John Hopkins Reports Over 1 Million US COVID Deaths

John Hopkins reports that cumulative US COVID deaths have passed 1 million. It’s a morbid milestone for the 2019 virus that rapidly became the third leading cause of U.S. deaths. The number of fatalities is likely much higher both in the United States and around the world, experts said. Globally, approximately 6.3 million people have …

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Effective and Cheap Drones Should Force Tank Evolution

Turkey’s TB2 drone is getting a lot of attention for destroying Russian tanks in the Russia-Ukraine war. Combat drones have been used extensively by the USA in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Turkish TB2 drone only costs about $2 million versus over $20 million for similar US combat drones. The US Army is developing anti-drone and …

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Weapons Shortages Will Cause Less Active Russia-Ukraine War This Summer

The US, Poland, UK and western allies have provided all of the weapons that they can spare to Ukraine. There will be a lag for many weapons like Stingers while missile factories are ramped up. American stockpiles of key weapons are small because of production constraints and because most of the Pentagon’s roughly $750 billion …

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Passed 1 Million US COVID Cases Today According to Worldometers

Worldometers is reporting cumulative US COVID deaths at 1,000,355 as of today for yesterdays data. The CDC reports that as of Monday, March 21 the US has had a total of 971,422 and will add the Tuesday number today to get to about 972,400. The CDC data will report the US passing 1 million cumulative …

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Six Million Official Global and 18 Million Excess COVID Deaths

The CDC will report that the US will pass 1 million cumulative COVID deaths in the next 25-40 days. The CDC reports the cumulative total at 946,000 as of March 15, 2022 and the seven day moving average is about 900-1200 daily deaths. It will be in April for the CDC figures but March for …

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Germany Doubling Defense Spending in 2022

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced to parliament on Sunday Germany will raise its defense and military spending above 2% of its total GDP. They will spend €100 billion ($112.7 billion) of the 2022 budget for the armed forces. Germany spent €47 billion in 2021. Germany will be third place in defense spending after the USA …

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