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Vaccine Mandate Enforcement Threatens To Create A Second Economic Crisis

Vaccine Mandate Enforcement Threatens To Create A Second Economic Crisis

by Harry Wilmerding President Joe Biden announced a vaccine mandate on Sept. 9, causing experts to debate its potential economic impact.  The mandate, as announced, would require companies with 100 or more employees to require vaccines or weekly testing. Failure to comply could result in substantial fines.  “We are already in an unprecedented labor market […]

Default Of Second Chinese Developer Sparks China Junk Bond Meltdown As Contagion Explodes

Default Of Second Chinese Developer Sparks China Junk Bond Meltdown As Contagion Explodes

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge As we expected, Evergrande is only the first cockroach. With the world waiting to find out the fate of a $260 million bond issued by Jumbo Fortune Enterprises which is guaranteed by Evergrande, and which has no grace period so an event of default could take place as soon as this week (the […]

Hong Kong Stocks Crash, Futures Slide As Markets Finally Freak Out About Evergrande Default Contagion

Hong Kong Stocks Crash, Futures Slide As Markets Finally Freak Out About Evergrande Default Contagion

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge Well, as we warned, the Evergrande contagion has finally arrived and with China closed for holiday traders are getting out while they can and where they can, and on Monday morning in Asia that means Hong Kong, where Evergrande – which is about to default – has crashed by another […]

Scientific Authoritarianism Erodes Private Property And Human Liberty

Scientific Authoritarianism Erodes Private Property And Human Liberty

  Christopher Lingle   “A fundamental difference between modern dictatorships and all other tyrannies of the past is that terror is no longer used as a means to exterminate and frighten opponents but as an instrument to rule masses of people who are perfectly obedient.” ~Hannah Arendt ~ (The Origins of Totalitarianism, 1966)   As […]

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

  Jon Miltimore   California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in recent weeks. As I noted Thursday, the Golden State is experiencing […]

Hospice of Santa Barbara Offers Tips on Talking to Children about Tragedies like the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Hospice of Santa Barbara Offers Tips on Talking to Children about Tragedies like the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Hospice of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, Calif., October 3, 2017 – In the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday night, Hospice of Santa Barbara believes that the most important service they could provide locally is to provide guidance about how parents and teachers can speak to children about the senseless violence.   “In times like […]

Oxnard public safety unions dispute city claims, release 2014-15 city financial data

Oxnard public safety unions dispute city claims, release 2014-15 city financial data

By George Miller The Oxnard public safety unions (Firefighters and Peace Officers Associations) and the Oxnard Mid Managers Association (OMMA) have been engaged in a dispute with the city over the true state of its finances. The city maintains that it is in a state of near insolvency, while the associations believe that there are ample […]

We are at start of California Health Care Crisis

By Stephen Frank Here is what we already know. Thanks to Covered California, doctor Guv Brown and President Obama, Californians are paying more for their health care, getting less and must pay higher deductibles for service and drugs. This has caused many to not afford to use their insurance coverage. At the same time hospitals […]

Obama Goes it alone- Cartoonist Chip Bok

Obama Goes it alone- Cartoonist Chip Bok