Tag: crude oil

Iran Sanctions Fallout: China Takes Over French Share In Giant Iran Gas Project

When it comes to the Middle East, China has not been shy about its recent ambitions to expand its geopolitical influence in the Gulf region: Just last week we reported that the Chinese Ambassador to Syria, Qi Qianjin, shocked Middle East pundits and observers by indicating the Chinese military may fill the void left in […]

Governments Have Destroyed Housing Affordability In Many Places…But Some Refuges Remain

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, From crime rates to life expectancy to income levels, statistics at the national level are next to useless when it comes to measuring the daily lives of ordinary people in the United States. This is because the United States – which is a huge and geographically diverse country – is simply too […]

Listen To Audio, Watch “Barrel Roll” Of Suicidal Seattle Plane Hijacker

Audio of the 29-year-old Seattle-Tacoma airline worker who hijacked an empty Alaska Airlines plane on Friday night before crashing to his death on a sparsely populated Island in puget sound reveal a deeply troubled man at the end of his rope.  No passengers were aboard the 76-seat Horizon Air Q400 turboprop plane stolen by the ground service […]

Elon Musk, Tesla Sued For Fraud Over Tweets, Going Private Transaction

On Thursday, following the latest dramatic moves in Tesla stocks which initially surged following Musk’s proposed “funding secured” going private tweet, then slumped when it emerged that there had been no prior discussion with investors, we suggested that Tesla may soon be the one company that is sued by both shorts and longs when the […]

How The Global Trade Contraction Begins

Authored by EconomicPrism’s MN Gordon, annotated by Acting-Man’s Pater Tenebrarum, Historical Evidence The world grows increasingly at odds with itself, with each passing day.  Divided special elections.  Speech censorship by Silicon Valley social media companies.  Increased shrieking from Anderson Cooper.  You name it, a great pileup is upon us. It was probably Putin’s fault (just […]

Trump Condemns “All Types Of Racism” Ahead Of “Unite The Right” Rally

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia scheduled to take place on Sunday, on Saturday morning President Trump tweeted that he condemns “all types of racism and acts of violence.” “The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division. We must come together as […]

Airbus Spy Drone Breaks Flight-Endurance Record To 25 Days

A solar-powered spy drone developed by Airbus Defence and Space recently broke the record for the longest continuous flight. The unmanned aircraft is known as Zephyr, a unique, re-usable solar-powered plane, providing a broad scope of applications, ranging from military surveillance, border patrol missions, communications, forest fire detection and monitoring. According to the press release, the aerospace company recently […]

Seattle Airport Employee Hijacks Plane, Does Barrel Roll, Then Crashes With F-15’s In Hot Pursuit

A 29-year-old airline worker at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport hijacked an airplane Friday night, performed aerobatic maneuvers, and then crashed into sparsely populated Ketron Island as two National Guard F-15 fighter jets followed closely behind.  Some dude stole a plane from #Seatac (Allegedly), did a loop-the-loop, ALMOST crashed into #ChambersBay, then crossed in front of our party, chased […]

Monsanto Slammed With $289 Million Verdict In Historic ‘RoundUp’ Cancer Lawsuit

A San Francisco Jury awarded $289 million in damages to a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, who said Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller gave him terminal cancer. The award consists of $40 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages.  Johnson’s trial was fast-tracked due to the severe state of his non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a cancer […]