Well, well, it seems the sun has just emitted the X flare according to Space Weather. Here are some pertinent quotes from the article. Now, I'm somewhat of a fan of connect the dots.
1. Executive order on July 6, involving communications
2. The X-Flare may get a glancing on July 8th or 9th.
3. The virus the FBI will take of for us on July 9th.
What are your opinions? Coincidence?
-FLARE: For days, giant sunspot AR1515 has looked capable of producing a really strong explosion. On July 6th it finally did. Yesterday, the sunspot's magnetic canopy erupted, producing a brief but potent X1.1-class solar flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme ultraviolet flash:
The explosion hurled a CME into space. According to this movie from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, the cloud appears to be heading south and away from Earth. However, we cannot yet rule out a glancing blow to our planet on July 8th or 9th. Stay tuned for further analysis.