Why tech companies are laying off thousands of workers

While the U.S. job market remains remarkably strong on the whole, tech companies have cut nearly 40,000 jobs in the first two months of 2024, according to Layoffs.fyi.


Students at the University of Texas ask a Lockheed stooge some tough questions


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“Who Could Be Next”: Top Canadian Pension Fund Sells Manhattan Office Tower For $1, Sparking Firesale Panic

Industry watchers see such shocking liquidations as an ominous sign for the market.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has recently done three deals at deeply discounted prices, selling its interests in a pair of Vancouver towers, and a business park in Southern California, but it was its Manhattan office tower redevelopment project that shocked the industry: the Canadian asset manager sold its stake for just $1. The worry now is that such firesales will set an example for other major investors seeking a way out of the turmoil too, forcing a wholesale crash in the Manhattan real estate market which until now had managed to avoid real price discovery.


Illegals demanding MORE free housing shut down a Seattle City Council meeting


They expect American citizens to pay for their own colonization


Normally who cares ? But this is an interesting post


Leaked Gaza Ceasefire Proposal Is US ‘Psychological Warfare’, Hamas Says

Hamas official Ahmad Abdul Hadi stated Tuesday that a leaked proposal for a ceasefire deal in Gaza is part of a “psychological warfare” campaign being carried out by the US.  Details of the alleged proposal were leaked to Reuters on Monday, the same day US President Joe Biden said he hoped a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas could be reached by March 4 (next Monday).

But Abdul Hadi, the Hamas representative in Lebanon, stated that Hamas is not satisfied with the proposal and will not compromise on any of its demands, particularly “on a ceasefire and reaching an honorable, serious deal.”

Hamas is seeking a permanent end to the war and the release of thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Israel is seeking the release of the 136 captives held by Hamas in Gaza and a temporary ceasefire that would allow it to resume the war after a pause.



Army National Guard Hit With “Aviation Safety Stand Down” After Two Crashes

Is the US military even prepared for World War III?


Leftists Argue That Hijacking Planes Is A Legitimate Form Of Protest

“You can’t protest peacefully. You can’t boycott. You can’t hunger strike. You can’t hijack planes. You can’t block traffic. You can’t throw Molotovs. You can’t self-immolate. You can’t heckle politicians. You can’t march. You can’t riot. You can’t dissent. You just can’t be.”

What’s the world coming to when you can’t even…hijack a plane?




Russia’s Criteria for Launching a Nuclear Strike Just Dropped: FT

Real or “Fog of War”?

Financial Times broadcasting a Daily Beast article………….and tweeted by Douglas Macgregor

Oops — Apparently it’s behind a paywall except for the first paragraph;

“Leaked classified documents describe conditions under which Russia could use tactical nuclear weapons , according to the Financial Times . The files from 2008 and 2014 reportedly show that Moscow would potentially deploy the devices—which are designed for limited battlefield use but could still be many times more powerful than those dropped on Japan at the end of WWII—when certain criteria are met. They reportedly include conditions like a fifth of Russia’s strategic ballistic missile submarines being destroyed, the loss of 30 percent of its nuclear-powered attack subs, three or more cruisers being taken out, or even the loss of three airfields. A simultaneous attack on Russia’s main and reserve coastal command centers could also trigger a nuke strike, as could an enemy incursion into Russian territory. Russia could also use the bombs as a way of preventing the loss of battles or as a means of “stopping aggression.” Experts who reviewed the files told the FT they reveal a threshold for using tactical nuclear weapons that is significantly lower than the Kremlin has ever publicly acknowledged.”


Rural America Set To Be Transformed By Up To 55 Million-Acre Federal Solar Plan

“Our public lands are playing a critical role in the clean energy transition…”

Solar energy’s appetite for vast amounts of land has prompted the Biden administration to propose designating as much as 55 million acres of public lands as potential sites for industrial-scale solar farms.


Do they finally have TRUMP over a barrel?? UPDATE 3-Trump loses bid to pause $454.2 million judgment in NY civil fraud case

What will they do to him next???


Good discussion on the value of gold by Greg Hunter and David Morgan.




Poll : Do you support or oppose using military troops to arrest and deport people who are in the U.S. illegally?

Will A Money-Hungry Government Take Away Your IRA And 401K?

A Bloomberg op-ed proposes the government will kill the 401K, and also that it should.



Not just USA — Canada too………different tactic same result

Canada’s top pensions have trillions in assets. Should they do more to fuel the energy transition?

The vast sums of money at stake has spurred debate over whether pension funds have an obligation to take climate goals into consideration, or whether their fiduciary duty rests solely in maximizing returns for beneficiaries. It concluded that pension funds must “reinvent themselves to comply with their global presence and a definition of fiduciary duty aligned with today’s challenges.”




Multiple articles suggesting confiscation or Government directive re: Retirement Savings in last 3 days……….testing the waters??

So Bitcoin is up more, just in one day… today… than one ounce of gold is worth??? Okay, here’s my question.

If I own one Bitcoin which today is worth 60,000…. and I have it in my Bitcoin wallet…. and I walk into a coin dealers store and ask to exchange my one Bitcoin for, say, 25 ounces of gold coins….do I walk out with a very overweight pocket of gold coins, or the sound of laughter from the coin dealer as I am being escorted out the door???????????

It’s time to move on’: McConnell stepping down as Republican Senate leader

He said, “I know the politics within my party at this particular moment in time. I have many faults. Misunderstanding politics is not one of them.



Oh Oh…Kentucky has a Democrat Governor . Will he select a Democrat to replace Turtle ?



the ponzi bomb under the city walls



The Duran

Scholz & Macron fight. FT, Western forces in Ukraine. Elensky road trip. Biden loses to uncommitted
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EU war economy utopia, Eurobonds and direct taxes
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EU Leaders Isolate Macron, Scrounge MidEast/Africa for Shells; Ukr May Coup Rumours; Rus Orlovka
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The Russians Captured Makiivka And Entered Orlivka. Military Summary And Analysis For 2024.02.28
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Denver screws city employees to pay for Illegals. Denver says it’s not laying off employees, while also admitting some workers may have their hours cut to zero

“The reduction in hours of operation and programs will affect the number of hours worked by many on-call, some to the point where they may not receive any hours,” a statement from Denver Parks and Recreation Director Jolon Clark read in-part. “The final decisions on hours for any individual position have not been made yet.”

They’re not calling it layoffs, but it definitely sounds like some people may not have jobs anymore.


Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Wins Case Chal­leng­ing $1.7 Tril­lion Fed­er­al Fund­ing Bill Passed Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al­ly With Less Than Half of U.S. Con­gress Phys­i­cal­ly Present