Record Shattered: 61 Container Ships Stuck Waiting Off California

Read more on this subject: Supply Chain Disruption
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, By Greg Miller
There were an all-time-high 61 container ships in the queue in San Pedro Bay on Wednesday, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California. Of those, a record 21 were forced to drift because anchorages were full.

Theoretically, the numbers — already surreally high — could go a lot higher than this. While designated anchorages are limited, the space for ships to safely drift offshore is not.

“There’s lots of ocean for drifting — there’s no limit,” Capt. Kip Loutit, executive director of the Marine Exchange of Southern California, told American Shipper.

“Our usual VTS [Vessel Traffic Service] area is a 25-mile radius from Point Fermin by the entrance to Los Angeles, which gives a 50-mile diameter to drift ships. We could easily expand to a 40-mile radius, because we track them within that radius for air-quality reasons. That would give us an 80-mile diameter to drift ships,” said Loutit.

Limits on land

The Southern
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CNN’s Don Lemon Urges Viewers “It’s Time To Start Shaming” Unvaccinated People

Read more on this subject: Vaccines and Vaccinations
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden
The hugely provocative and controversial statements came during a bizarre conversation that compared taking the Covid-19 vaccine to Botox injections. Lemon suggested that people are fine not knowing what’s in Botox injections, so they should be unconcerned with what’s in the vaccine and ‘trust’ the science. He also implied that all of the ‘vaccine hesitant’ are Trump supporters, and appeared to blame the former president for people currently refusing the vaccine. 

“I think we have to stop coddling people when it comes to… the vaccines, saying ‘Oh you can’t shame them. You can’t call them stupid,'” Lemon began the discussion.

“Yes, they are. The people who aided and abetted Trump are stupid because they believed his big lie,” Lemon argued. And that’s when he gave his audience of millions a viewers a call to action, which will no doubt lead to deeply hostile interactions for anyone actually follow
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Peter Schiff: Too Much Money; Not Enough Stuff

Read more on this subject: Inflation
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, Via SchiffGold.com
Year on year, the CPI was up 5.3%. Core inflation, stripping out more volatile food and energy (for those of you who don’t eat or use energy) was up 0.1%. Core inflation is up 4% on the year.

In his podcast, Peter Schiff took a deeper dive into the numbers and explained why this doesn’t prove inflation is “transitory.” He also drilled down to the root cause of rising prices – too much money chasing not enough stuff. Given the current monetary policy, that doesn’t appear set to change anytime soon.

Focusing on the headline number of 0.3%, a lot of people were relieved because we finally got a cooler than expected inflation read. In the minds of many, it also validated the Federal Reserve’s narrative that inflation is “transitory.” But as Peter put it, “One month does not transitory make.”

First of all, 0.3% in one month, in-and-of-itself, is still a lot of pricing pressure. Because if you annualize 0.3, well, that’s almost
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The Meaning Of The Recent FDA Resignations

Read more on this subject: Food And Drug Administration / F.D.A
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Jeffrey Tucker
This is a remarkable sign that the project of government-managed virus mitigation is in the final stages before falling apart.

The booster has already been promoted by top lockdown advocates Neil Ferguson of Imperial College and Anthony Fauci of NIH, even in the face of rising public incredulity toward their “expert” advice. For these two FDA officials to go on record with grave doubts – and their perspective is certainly backed by the unimpressive booster experience in Israel – introduces a major break in the narrative that the experts in charge deserve our trust and deference. 

What’s at stake here? It’s about more than the boosters. It’s about the whole experience of taking away the control of health management from individuals and medical professionals and handing it over to modelers and government officials with coercive power. 

From the first week of March 2020, the US embarked on a wild experiment in v
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Chevron CEO Warns “New Dynamics” To Boost Energy Prices Amid Global Supply Crunch

Read more on this subject: Energy
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden
Chevron Corp.’s CEO Mike Wirth spoke with Bloomberg on Wednesday and warned about elevated prices due to tightening supply. He said oil and gas companies are holding back on drilling new projects.

“There are things that are interfering with market signals right now that we haven’t seen before. Eventually, things work out, but eventually can be a long time,” Wirth said.

His outlook for the energy market, including gas, liquefied natural gas, and oil, is a bull trend in prices “for a while,” without laying out a timeframe.

He said although commodity prices are moving higher, “signaling, we could invest more,” equity prices are sending mixed signals.

“There are two signals I’m looking for, and I’m only seeing one of them right now,” he said. “We could afford to invest more. The equity market is not sending a signal that says they think we ought to be doing that.”

Wirth added that shareholders would rathe
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Trump Warns Saturday’s “Justice For J6” Rally Is A “Setup” Meant To Denigrat

Read more on this subject: Revolutions, Rebellions & Uprisings
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden
“On Saturday, that’s a setup,” Trump said, referring to the rally.

“If people don’t show up they’ll say, ‘Oh, it’s a lack of spirit.’ And if people do show up they’ll be harassed.”

Trump added that the corporate media’s kid gloves treatment of Biden was proof that the country’s news media was corrupt and untrustworthy.

“We don’t have a free press anymore. We have nothing close to a free press. We have a very corrupted press,” he said.

Read more here…

Update (1055ET): Amid all the Washington fearmongering over this weekend’ s rally, Roger Stone made an appearance on RT last night to warn that “it’s a setup,” advising protesters to “stay away.”

“This is called agitprop. I don’t know a single person in the MAGA movement who is going. It’s a setup.

Here’s my suggestion.

The people who will be there, will all be working for the gove
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Exclusive Interview With a (Yet) Unindicted Jan. 6th Protestor Under FBI Investigation

Read more on this subject: FBI
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Ben Bartee
The various arms of the federal executive apparatus – from the FBI to the White House – have brazenly declared war on their own citizenry (whom they regularly refer to as “rioters,” “insurrectionists,” or “terrorists”).

Joseph Biden on the events of Jan 6th:

“Not even during the Civil War did insurrectionists breach our Capitol, the citadel of our democracy. But six months ago today, insurrectionists did. They launched a violent and deadly assault on the people’s house, on the people’s representatives.”

Establishment Republican Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt turned the rhetorical heat even hotter:

“The 1/6 attack for the future of the country is a profoundly more dangerous event than the 9/11 attacks. And in the end, the 1/6 attacks are likely to kill a lot more Americans than were killed in the 9/11 attacks, which will include the casualties of the wars that lasted 20 years following it.&q
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Brandon Smith: How States And Communities Can Fight Back Against Biden’s COVID Tyranny

Read more on this subject: Activism
News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, by Brandon Smith
I disagree. I think globalists like those at the World Economic Forum certainly want enough chaos to provide cover for the implementation of their global “Reset” agenda, but they don’t want a full blown rebellion. They only want events in which the outcome is controllable or predictable – They do not want a massive organized resistance that might surprise them.

Ultimately it doesn’t matter because the war is already at our doorstep. A person has two choices: Fight or be enslaved. There is no third option. There is no walking away. There is no hiding from it and there is no passive solution to it.

Joe Biden’s recent declaration of a federal level nationwide vaccine mandate has all but ensured that conflict is inevitable. Why?  Because it is the first major step towards a two-tier society in which the unvaxxed are cut out of the economy. The next step? Forced vaccinations under threat of fines and imprisonment, the threat of confiscation of one
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‘We need to stiffen our spines and lean in to keeping people safe and healthy’:

Read more on this subject: California
News Story Source: https://www.dailymail.co, By MORGAN PHILLIPS
California Gov. Gavin Newsom, basking in the vindication of Tuesday’s recall election, said his success proved that Democrats need to ‘lean in’ to coronavirus safety restrictions. 

‘What I’m saying here is, be affirmative,’ Newsom said, asked by CBS what he would tell national Democrats. 

‘Don’t be timid. Lean in. Because at the end of the day, it’s not just about formal authority of setting the tone and tenor on masks — on vaccines and masks. But it’s the moral authority that we have: that we’re on the right side of history and we’re doing the right thing to save people’s lives.’

Newsom said that Democratic leaders need to ‘stiffen our spines and lean in to keeping people safe and healthy.’ 

The liberal governor admitted that the recall effort against him was ‘in no small degree because of our approach to this pandemic.’ 

California, hard-hit by the Covi
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‘Don’t call me unvaccinated, I’m a Pure Blood’:

Read more on this subject: Vaccines and Vaccinations
News Story Source: https://www.dailymail.co, By CLAIRE TOUREILLE
People who oppose vaccination have come up with a name of their own on social media in a new bizarre trend. 

Unvaccinated Americans, who are often referred to as ‘anti-vaxxers,’ have started calling themselves ‘pure bloods’ on TikTok. 

The term references J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter saga, where old families in the magical realm consider themselves pure bloods and look down on those who married muggles – people who aren’t born with magic powers.

Anyone with human blood is known as a half-blood, while those without magical ancestors who still have powers, like Hermione Grainger, are mudbloods.  

The pure bloods were typically villains and enemies of Harry Potter, and his friends. 

The term also has Nazi connotations, because Adolf Hitler believed blood purity would ensure the survival of the Aryan race, and implemented the Nuremberg Laws to avoid what he called ‘blood pollution’ from Jews marrying non-Jews and ha
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