COVID-19 is still with us, and now it is the cold and flu season. Schools have been opening for in-person classes and then returning to on-line classes within weeks as campus COVID cases spike. The economy has been improving, but certain segments (airlines, hotels, restaurants, theme parks, cruise lines, retail, etc.) have run out of money and are starting layoffs. Oil prices remain depressed and 36 small oil producers have filed for bankruptcy since January. Amazing technologies are being tested by the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force together, while the U.S. Navy seems preoccupied with their recent accidents and internal management problems. On top of all that, it is an election year. So, let us look at what has happened in the last few months and see why it feels like we are living in the “Twilight Zone."
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