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Voters Head To Polls In Pennsylvania To Decide Hotly-Contested Senate & Gubernatorial Primaries

Authored by Jeff Louderback via The Epoch Times,The polls opened on May 17 for the closely-watched primary elections for the U.S. Senate and the governor’s seat in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz joins former President Donald Trump onstage during a rally in support of his campaign at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds in Greensburg,…

Stocks Surge, Bonds Purge As FedSpeak Offers Nothing New

A beat for retail sales and industrial production (both in nominal dollars, don't forget) but a gut-wrenching miss for homebuilder sentiment (not in nominally inflated dollars) set the scene for another hyperactive day in the markets but it was FedSpeak that dominated as various talking heads "spoke much but said little":0845ET BULLARD: MUST MONITOR IMPACT…

Buchanan: Why Would US Give A War Guarantee… To Finland?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,Seeing Russia invade Ukraine, historically neutral Finland has undergone a late conversion and decided to join NATO immediately.Why? Because NATO membership means the world’s strongest power, the United States, under Article 5 of NATO, would go to war against Russia, should it cross Finland’s border.Nervous about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions, Finland…

JPMorgan Sees Gas Prices Hitting $6.20 By August

Moments ago we reported that for the first time in US history, gasoline in every single state is above $4/gallon, while the national average US retail gasoline price just topped $4.50 a gallon today, also for the first time. That’s up about 50 cents from a month ago, and a massive jump from $3.04 per…

“The Real President Is Whoever Controls The Teleprompter”: Musk Delivers Scathing Criticism Of Biden

Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times,Tech billionaire Elon Musk this week warned that the United States must take steps to address inflation or it will end up like socialist Venezuela.Musk, who is currently in the process of acquiring Twitter, told a virtual conference that he believes the government has printed too much money in recent…

“Twitter Does Not Believe In Free Speech”: Senior Engineer On Hidden Cam Says Company...

A senior Twitter engineer caught on hidden camera in another Project Veritas operation confirmed that the whole company is "commie as fuck," and "does not believe in free speech."Siru Murugesan also told the undercover journalist that Elon Musk's intended purchase of the company has caused employees to start "stress-eating" and become "worried for our jobs.""Our…

Gas Prices Hit $4 A Gallon In Every State For First Time 

Gas prices at the pump hit $4 a gallon in every state for the first time Monday, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). This is mainly due to languishing refinery capacity across the US, dwindling fuel stockpiles, and robust demand for gas ahead of the summer driving season. Kansas, Oklahoma, and Georgia -- the last three holdouts…

Oil Prices Surge Past $113 As Shanghai Signals End Of Lockdown

By Charles Kennedy of OilPrice.com,Oil prices have topped $113 per barrel on optimism that China’s lockdowns are coming to an end and demand will not take a prolonged hit. In early afternoon markets Monday, news that Shanghai was seeing a strong recovery from COVID cases, with plans in place to ease lockdown restrictions beginning this week,…

White House ‘Near Deal’ To Reopen Abbott Baby Formula Plant, Allow Imports

The Biden administration on Monday is expected to announce an agreement which would reopen the largest domestic baby formula plant in addition to easing import rules to allow for supplies from overseas, according to NBC San Diego.According to the White House National Economic Council director Brian Deese, a consent decree between Abbott and the FDA…

Are Putin And Xi ‘Gray Champions’? Part 1

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog,“Long, long may it be, ere he comes again! His hour is one of darkness, and adversity, and peril. But should domestic tyranny oppress us, or the invader’s step pollute our soil, still may the Gray Champion come” - Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Gray Champion“Who is this gray patriarch?…

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