While actual Americans are being squeezed more and more each day in an attempt to force compliance with getting the jab, the southern border is being overrun with illegal aliens and many of those are confirmed positive with the Chinese coronavirus. Then thanks to "Christian" groups like Catholic Charities, many of these disease vectors are being shipped around the interior of the country where they will likely spread the 'vid among their fellow mestizos living in America. Make no mistake, the goal of the coronavirus is not to contain the disease but to continue to see it spread in order to provide justification for new lockdowns, mandates and government spending.
According to The Daily SA from Forward Observer yesterday, natural gas prices continue to rise and are expected to do so for the foreseeable future....
The price of natural gas is expected to increase throughout 2021 and the first half of 2022. The increases are due to expanded exports of liquid natural gas and increased consumer use. The Energy Information Agency said spot prices to average $3.07/MMBtu this year in its June Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), an increase of $1.04 from the lows of 2020. As prices rise, utilities are expected to cut usage in favor of other energy blends which may stabilize costs in the second half of 2022.
Expect to see some sort of "infrastructure" bill which will provide a massive new entitlement to pay energy costs for "low income" people, which in turn will prompt those "low income" households to use even more electricity, gas and water because they don't have to pay for it. More people become more dependent on daddy gubmint for their basics and reliably vote "Left" to keep the benefits flowing. Also from The Daily SA, on Wednesday....
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s crop report indicates little change to grazing conditions. Across the U.S. pasture and ranges continue to struggle with 42% rated as “very poor or poor”. Grazing rated as good or excellent fell by a percentage as droughts persist across many states. The ultimate impact on carcass weight and time to slaughter will be determined this fall.
Here in Indiana the weather has been picture perfect for corn, hot and humid with regular significant rain so our field corn is ridiculous. Further West, things are pretty bleak thanks to a lack of rain.
More on meat prices and availability from our local news:
Renewed coronavirus restrictions at meat processing plants have led to concerns a meat shortage may be on the horizon.
Pork, chicken and, more likely, beef may be hard to find on grocery store shelves as the labor pool becomes a concern.
“There’s two processors that have recently asked all their employees to become vaccinated,” said John Federspiel, owner of Feder’s Meats. “That kind of scared off a lot of their employees.”
One of those processors is Tyson Foods, which said they are the first and largest food employer to require vaccines for their workforce. The company has said around half of its 120,000 person workforce is already vaccinated.
It is hard enough to find workers when they can make more staying home but employer vaccine mandates are going to drive a lot of workers away. Food processors will be hard hit as many of their workers are low wage employees and that often translates to minorities who are already leery of the jab. When JBS was shut down in June due to a hack, it caused a cascade downstream for producers. It wasn't terrible but if there is a prolonged shut down or if production is slashed due to staffing levels, it could screw up the supply chain in a major way.
"Dr." Fauci is promising more vaccine mandates which will help...
As soon as the Food and Drug Administration issues a full approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, there will be "a flood" of vaccine mandates at businesses and schools across the nation, Dr. Anthony Fauci told USA TODAY's editorial board on Friday.
Mandates aren't going to happen at the federal level, but vaccine approval will embolden many groups, he predicted.
"Organizations, enterprises, universities, colleges that have been reluctant to mandate at the local level will feel much more confident," he said.
"They can say, 'If you want to come to this college or this university, you've got to get vaccinated. If you want to work in this plant, you have to get vaccinated. If you want to work in this enterprise, you've got to get vaccinated. If you want to work in this hospital, you've got to get vaccinated.'"
It is notable that there isn't a fully FDA approved "vaccine" yet, so congrats on being a guinea pig. The simple fact of the matter is that by the end of the year you will be restricted on where you can go, shop, work, etc. based on your "vaccination" status and even if you are vaccinated you are still going to have to wear a mask.
Oh, and I wonder if having people wearing masks, avoiding other people and getting an experimental gene therapy will weaken their immune systems so that they are more susceptible to the regular flu this winter? Styx seems to think so and recommends stocking up....
Check your food and your water capabilities, make sure your ammo cans are topped off and your weapons in good working condition.
Winter is coming.