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by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

Armenia braced for LONG WAR in Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenian PM’s adviser says, calling Turkey ‘regional terminator’

https://www.rt.com/russia/501915-armeni ... -karabakh/
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

Armenia Stands "Ready" To Trigger Defense Pact With Russia As Azerbaijan Fighting Intensifies https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/armenia-stands-ready-trigger-defense-pact-russia-azerbaijan-fighting-intensifies Armenia could trigger its collective defense pact with Russia, the latter which also h...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1525
Views: 79626

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

Is a new round of panic-buying coming up as COVID resurges?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... kouts.html
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

The gas pipelines that supply Europe with much of its energy run through the southern Caucasus, mostly concentrated around Baku, Azerbaijan. If these clashes escalate to full-scale warfare, a lot of energy infrastructure is going to be at risk just as winter is coming. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1336
Views: 90583

Re: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)

America in Crisis: A Closer Look at a Deeply Polarized Nation

https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2020 ... f=5CqwjcI3
by absinthe beginner
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1336
Views: 90583

Re: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)

Militia members face gun charges, alleged to have come to Kenosha 'to pick people off'

https://www.foxnews.com/us/militia-memb ... es-kenosha
by absinthe beginner
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Wisconsin Police Shooting and Protests
Replies: 73
Views: 1987

Re: Wisconsin Police Shooting and Protests

RonnyRonin said: I saw an explicit claim today that the AR belonged to a friend (that was named) and no state line crossing occurred. If I can find an official version of this claim I'll try to post a link. Kyle Rittenhouse's legal team has released a statement detailing their version of events tha...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

How does a guy with an extensive rap sheet get a job with a private security firm?

https://www.foxnews.com/us/accused-port ... -rap-sheet
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1336
Views: 90583

Re: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)

More media hyperventilating about the Boogaloo Bois. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kpm4x/the-boogaloo-bois-are-all-over-facebook The anti-government Boogaloo movement is thriving on Facebook under an array of code names, where followers are circulating links to Google Drives containing manuals...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What happens if HTF algos go berserk?
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: What happens if HTF algos go berserk?

After "Extraordinary Event" Crushes Traders, Credit Suisse Forced To Accelerate "Berserk" NatGas ETN https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/after-extraordinary-event-crushes-traders-credit-suisse-forced-accelerate-berserk-natgas Following yesterday's "berserk" price action in Credit Suisse's 3x Inverse N...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What happens if HTF algos go berserk?
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: What happens if HTF algos go berserk?

Raptor2 said: Weird shit happens in the pink sheet world.
A lot of Robinhood "investors" are going to get their faces ripped off trading in these HFT-driven markets.
by absinthe beginner
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What happens if HTF algos go berserk?
Replies: 5
Views: 344

What happens if HTF algos go berserk?

This seems irregular.

Triple-Inverse Nat Gas ETN Goes Berserk, Explodes By $10,000 In Minutes

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/tripl ... 00-minutes

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3604666-p ... etn-up-10k
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages

Raptor2 said: The comments to the article are interesting. :clownshoes:
Yeah, the ZH posters are an opinionated bunch. For the easily offended, I would suggest skipping the comments section.
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages

Guns are selling out across America as experts say safety concerns are fueling a 'seismic shift,' driving more people to buy firearms for the first time

https://www.businessinsider.com/gun-sal ... ers-2020-7
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

Boskone said: Did you mean to link a different article? That one's about reduced foot traffic and tourism causing issues, not riots and looting.
It's the New York Times. Of course they're not going to say why retailers are REALLY pulling out.
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Surging Firearms Sales, Ammo Shortages

Debated whether to put this in the general firearms discussion, but given the context - concerns about a breakdown of law and order driving a huge increase in firearms sales - it seemed more appropriate to nest it under this discussion board. So here goes (and remember, NO POLITICS): Surging Gun Sal...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

Retailers are starting to pull out of Manhattan rather than deal with the constant threat of theft and looting. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/nyregion/nyc-economy-chain-stores.html Any link between the growing breakdown of public security in NYC and soaring firearms sales is purely incidental, ...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

If organizers start being held legally and criminally liable for damages caused during "protests" they orchestrated, I suspect we'd see better self-policing on the part of participants. https://www.bet.com/news/national/2020/08/10/tianna-arata-charged-five-felonies.html Social media is coming to the...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

Chicago BLM Organizer Defends Looting: ‘That Is Reparations’ https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/11/chicago-blm-organizer-defends-looting-reparations/ Ariel Atkins, a Black Lives Matter organizer who spoke at the rally, said looting is not an issue and defended the criminal practice. “I don’t...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

NT2C said:
I really don't understand how anyone could say this with a straight face, and it scares the hell out of me that this person probably actually believes this bullshit.
The fact that BLM hasn't disavowed and expelled this "organizer" speaks volumes.
by absinthe beginner
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

So looting is now "reparations." Got it.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/black-lives- ... ing-unrest

“That is reparations,” a BLM organizer said. “Anything they wanted to take, they can take it because these businesses have insurance"
by absinthe beginner
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Re: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

'We're coming for you': Mayor Lightfoot's warning to looters who ransacked Chicago in night of 'straight-up criminality' that saw 100 arrests and 13 cops injured - as racial tensions flare nationwide on sixth anniversary of Michael Brown's death https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8611143/Anoth...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 1259

Organized Looting Gangs Becoming More Brazen in U.S. Cities

It looks like the criminal element is adroitly exploiting any pretext, i.e. police shootings, to stage organized looting forays aimed at high-end retail outlets, in major U.S. cities. The fact that they are this emboldened indicates they have little if any fear of actual consequences for their actio...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Explosion - Beirut, Lebanon
Replies: 36
Views: 1416

Re: Explosion - Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese port officials are put under house arrest over Russian businessman's abandoned ammonium nitrate which blew up Beirut: String of warnings were made over chemicals impounded six years ago as astonishing images show it stored at the dock's hangar 12 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-859...

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