3/16/22 St. Urho’s Day

Fox News cameraman and reporter killed in UkrainePierre Zakrzewski, a longtime Fox News cameraman, and Oleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshynova, a Ukrainian journalist and Fox News consultant, were killed in Ukraine this week when the truck he was in was struck outside Kyiv by incoming fire.” – Just the News

Building permits in St. Paul are down over 80% since the city passed rent control.The rent control ordinance passed in St. Paul last November is having exactly the consequences that were predicted before it was passed. If you set a price below a market price, you increase demand relative to supply, worsening the very shortages the price control was meant to fix.” – American Experiment

Petrodollar Cracks: Saudi Arabia Considers Accepting Yuan For Chinese Oil SalesOne of the core staples of the past 40 years, and an anchor propping up the dollar’s reserve status, was a global financial system based on the petrodollar – this was a world in which oil producers would sell their product to the US (and the rest of the world) for dollars, which they would then recycle the proceeds in dollar-denominated assets and while investing in dollar-denominated markets, explicitly prop up the USD as the world reserve currency, and in the process backstop the standing of the US as the world’s undisputed financial superpower. Those days are coming to an end.” – Zero Hedge

Biden’s Fed nominee Raskin is out after ‘baseless attacks’Sarah Bloom Raskin on Tuesday withdrew as President Joe Biden’s nominee to become the top bank regulator at the Federal Reserve, one day after a key Democratic senator and moderate Republicans said they would not back her, leaving no path to confirmation by the full Senate.

Senate approves bill to make daylight saving time permanent “The bipartisan bill, named the Sunshine Protection Act, would ensure Americans would no longer have to change their clocks twice a year. But the bill still needs approval from the House, and the signature of POTUS to become law.

Is San Francisco the Most Intolerant Place in America?The city government is boycotting much of the United States.” – Wall Street Journal

Putin Signs Law to Seize Foreign Aircraft Amid Crippling SanctionsAs sanctions cripple Russia’s aviation industry, President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday allowing foreign-owned aircraft to be re-registered as Russian for domestic use, according to state-run news agency TASS.

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