New War on Drugs: Ohio new Opioid ground zero, blame Bitcoin?

18MAR2018  (14:41 UTC-07 Tango 06)  27 Esfand 1396/01 Rajab 1439/02 (second month) Yi-Mao 4716

Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security descended upon Dayton, Ohio.  It’s part of a major effort to inform local law enforcers about the exploding opioid crisis, and blame crypto-currencies (aka virtual currencies, like Bitcoin) for providing international […] Continue Reading…

New War on Drugs: 114 people arrested in San Diego!

Over a three days period, ending on 15MAR2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 114 people in California’s San Diego and Imperial counties, for deportation.  ICE reports that 43% of those arrested have criminal records.


Ohio Militia grabs high honors from USAF!

18MAR2018  (14:48 UTC-07 Tango 06)  27 Esfand 1396/01 Rajab 1439/02 (second month) Yi-Mao 4716

“This is a phenomenal achievement on the part of our nearly 5,000 Citizen-Airmen, and I’m immensely proud of their accomplishments.”-Major General Mark E. Bartman, Ohio Adjutant General

The Ohio Air National Guard has achieved a first in that all six air units […] Continue Reading…

America Spread Thin: New York Militia killed in Iraq!

18MAR2018  (14:04 UTC-07 Tango 06)  27 Esfand 1396/01 Rajab 1439/02 (second month) Yi-Mao 4716

“It is with great sadness that I report the loss of four of our wing members….”-Colonel Michael Bank, 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard

Four New York Air National Guard personnel were killed in Iraq, 15MAR2018, when their HH-60G Pave […] Continue Reading…

“unprecedented brick and mortar retail disruption”: U.S. retail/banking/service sector collapse, February 2018

Incomplete list of U.S. retail/banking/service sector job loss WARNings and store shutdowns made or announced in February 2018:

British empire United Kingdom based luxury clothier Charlotte Olympia now chapter 11 bankrupt busted in the United States, blaming an “unprecedented brick and mortar retail disruption” affecting its stores in California, Nevada and New York.  But don’t blame online sales […] Continue Reading…

Gun Ban Fail: Police behind skyrocketing gun violence in anti-gun Brazil!

16MAR2018  (03:11 UTC-07 Tango 06)  25 Esfand 1396/28 Jumada t-Tania 1439/29 Yi-Mao 4716

In strict gun control Brazil gun violence is escalating and it looks like the cops are behind it.

Here’s a little bit of ‘real’ mainstream news reports from the past year:

Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, critic of police killings, shot dead, Reuters

British brothers shot during attempted mugging in Brazilian city, The Independent

Military takeover in Rio sparks fears […] Continue Reading…

“no reasonable option but….deactivation”: U.S. industrial/mining/logistics layoffs, February 2018

Incomplete list of U.S. Mining/Industrial/Logistics job loss/shutdown announcements made in February 2018.

Alabama: Vogue International shutting down its Phenix City warehouse, 150 jobs gone by the end of April!

Alaska: In Prudhoe Bay, 261 unionized oil jobs lost as British empire British Petroleum suddenly switched to a non-union contractor!

 California:  MV Transportation issued a shutdown WARN for its operations in Stockton, […] Continue Reading…

Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, update

14MAR2018  (02:52 UTC-07 Tango 06)  23 Esfand 1396/26 Jumada t-Tania 1439/27 Yi-Mao 4716

Currently personnel with USAF 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron (home base Mountain Home, Idaho) are deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan.

But while they’re away the rest of the gang on Mountain Home AFB got a visit from the top brass of the 12th Air Force and […] Continue Reading…

New York & Pennsylvania Militia Noreaster

14MAR2018  (02:17 UTC-07 Tango 06)  23 Esfand 1396/26 Jumada t-Tania 1439/27 Yi-Mao 4716

“This is an all-hands-on-deck situation and the people of the Hudson Valley should know that New York State is doing everything we can to restore power and help them recover as quickly as possible.”-Gov’na Andrew M. Cuomo

4-hundred New York Military Force (National Guard, […] Continue Reading…

“I didn’t make a lot of money….”: U.S. hi-tech/communications breakdown, February 2018

More proof you brick-n-mortar store owners can’t directly blame the internet/high-tech competition for your demise. Incomplete list of U.S. internet/high-tech/communications job destruction announcements in February 2018:

Republic of China (Taiwan) based smartphone maker HTC laid off an undisclosed number of people across the United States. Unconfirmed reports say it was as many as 1-hundred people.

Online based loan company SoFi suddenly laid […] Continue Reading…

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