Russia To Close All Borders Monday After Banning International Flights

ZeroHedge Though official numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases out of Russia have remained comparatively low to other large countries, there’s alarming signals coming out of the country of some 150 million people that authorities understand the true numbers to in reality be much higher. Russia will “temporarily” initiate a complete shutdown of its borders staring Monday…

Michigan Democrat Governor Threatens Licenses of Doctors and Pharmacists Who Prescribe Hydroxychloroquine to Treat Coronavirus…

Theconservativetreehouse.com Governor Gretchen Whitmer from the Michigan Directorate has threatened to turn the eye of the state upon any doctor or pharmacist who would attempt to prescribe chloroquine to treat their patients suffering from coronavirus. Medical licenses may need to be revoked. The agency’s March 24 letter warns physicians and pharmacists of professional consequences for the prescribing…

When, Exactly, Was The Moment When The Financial World Broke With Reality?

by James Howard Kunstler Kunstler.com Historians of the future, pan-roasting fresh-caught June bugs over their campfires, may wonder when, exactly, was the moment when the financial world broke with reality. Was it when Nixon slammed the “gold window” shut? When “maestro” Alan Greenspan first bamboozled a Senate finance committee? When Pets.com face-planted 268 days after its IPO?…

Dr Fauci in 2017: Trump Will ‘Definitely’ Face ‘Surprise’ Infectional Disease Outbreak In ‘ Next Few Years’

News Punch During a forum on pandemic preparedness at Georgetown University in 2017, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Trump would “definitely” face a “surprise” infectious disease outbreak in the next few years. “We will definitely get surprised in the next few years“assured the audience of academics. “The thing we’re extraordinarily confident about is that we’re going to…

France, Czechs, & Other US Allies Exit Iraq Over COVID-19 Fears

ZeroHedge The United States has shown itself willing to both keep up its ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Iran and its proxies while riding roughshod over Iraqi sovereignty by remaining in the country even as Baghdad leaders and the broader population demand a final exit. But in another sign Europe is ready to divorce itself from…

Schiff Says US ‘In Debt’ To Hollywood, Entertainment Industry – Must Repay Debt With ‘Relief Package’

news Punch The United States is “in debt” to the entertainment industry, including Hollywood, and the nation must repay this debt by providing “entertainment industry professionals” with government financial relief, according to Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff. Schiff’s plea followed the release of a widely-panned celebrity sing-a-long video, in which various noted entertainers joined together to…

Putin Front Runs QE, Proposes Taxing Investment Outflows

Author: Tom Luongo Russia is going to be a destination for safe-haven flows in the post-COVID-19 world. It will be due to its vast savings, prudent fiscal policy and maneuver room available in monetary policy. The biggest reason, however, for why I think Russia looks attractive to foreign investors is simply because of its political stability. Putin…

Turkish prosecutors seek life sentences for killers of Saudi journalist Khashoggi

Daily Sabah Turkish prosecutors have formally charged 20 suspects involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement, Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor İrfan Fidan said the investigation into the Saudi journalist’s murder has concluded. Turkey carried out its own investigation after dissatisfaction about Saudi Arabia’s vague explanations and controversial statements. The statement noted…