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politicsPelosi Will Betray California Because It is the Smart Move

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The Republican Senate and the Democratic House will betray the states that are electorally safe. This will be the smart move. They will try to put extra money and programs into the battleground states. States like California will be even …

climate changeTexas Has Oil Past 2050 and Telling Real-Life JR Ewings to Stop Will Not Work

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The US Geological Survey has performed an updated survey of the primary oil basin in Texas and doubled their estimate of technically recoverable oil and gas from 2016. Fracking Technology Keeps Improving They did not change how much oil they …

chinaThe Possible Meaning and Impacts of Huawei Global CFO Arrest in Canada

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Huawei’s global chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, has been arrested in Vancouver and is being sought for extradition by the US government. The reason was because Huawei violated US sanctions against Iran. Hong Kong fell about 2.5% and Tokyo stocks …

chinaFuture Trade War Balance of Power From Now to 2055

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The Trade Wars have revealed that true power is consumer market spending power and having control of key production and production inputs. Economic power is consumer market power and lack of production supply chain weaknesses. Trade War Reveals Production Dependence …

chinaUS and China Close to a Stop Gap Trade Deal

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that are exploring a trade deal in which Washington would hold off on further tariffs through the spring in exchange for new talks looking at big changes in Chinese economic policy, said officials from …

chinaPeter Zeihan Makes Bad Predictions With Bad Premises

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Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist who specializes in global energy, demographics and security. He has been quoted in national and international media on a variety of geopolitical topics. He makes a prediction in the video below about the breakup …

asiaRise of China and Strictly Business Competition in the World

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There have been many books written about the rise of China and great powers going to War. Harvard political scientist Graham Allison called the problem “the Thucydides Trap,” in which the country in relative decline so fears the rise of …

economic impactCost of US Wars on Terror at $6 trillion in 2019 and $7 trillion in 2023

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Brown University estimates the US Wars on Terror will be $5.9 trillion through 2019. This includes direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post 9/11 war veterans. US war spending will continue to grow. The Pentagon …

energyTexas will add 2 million barrels of oil per day in 2019 and more in 2020

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Texas Permian oil producers will add three pipelines and 2 million barrels of oil a day. A few months ago it was believed that U.S. oil production was going to plateau from mid-2018 to 2020. However, August saw the largest …

chinaChina has the 350 ship Navy that is the US goal

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China has nearly 350 ships in its Navy. It is larger than the 280-ship U.S. Navy. China commissions nearly three submarines each year and will have 70 submarines by 2020. China should have 430 surface ships and 100 submarines by …