May 17, 2022

Trevor Noah at WHCA Dinner–Under Joe Biden Everything Is Looking Up: Gas, Food, and Rent

Comedian Trevor Noah spoke at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, making some mild jokes at President Joe Biden’s expense, who attended the event. “Ever since you’ve come into office, things are really looking up,” Noah began. “Gas is up, rent is up, food is up! Everything!” Biden was caught on camera laughing and…

Church Plans to Give Away 100 Gas Gift Cards: ‘We Want to Do Something’

A church in Lynchburg, Virginia, is reaching out to community members struggling with high prices at the gas pump. Shekijah Preparation Assembly planned to hand out 1srcsrc $25 Marathon gift cards Saturday and shared the announcement on its social media page this week, WSET reported. THIS Saturday from 1src:3srca-11:3srcam.We are giving away gas cards to…

Western Citizens Should Pay More to Help Germany Get off Russian Gas, Says Former UK Army Chief

The citizens of Western nations should accept a lower standard of living in order to help Germany break its addiction to Russian gas, the former head of the British army has said. Despite years of Germany failing to heed warnings from figures such as former President Donald Trump on its reliance on Russia for its…

Germany Suffering ‘In the Most Brutal Way’ Over Russian Gas Addiction

Germany’s addiction to Russian gas has come to backfire on the European state, with one minister saying that the country is now suffering ‘in the most brutal way’ thanks to the policymaking of previous administrations. Annalena Baerbock, a senior member of Germany’s Green party who is now serving as the country’s Federal Foreign Minister, has…

Pollak: California Democrats’ $400 Rebate Can’t Undo Gas Tax Damage

California Democrats are debating a proposal to give taxpayers a $4srcsrc rebate to help cover the high cost of gasoline. Gov. Gavin Newsom hinted at the idea in his “State of the State” address, presenting it as a way “to put money back in the pockets of Californians, to address rising gas prices.” But he…

Nigeria: President Apologizes as OPEC Country Runs out of Gas, Electricity

President Muhammadu Buhari apologized “to all sections of the society” in a statement Wednesday for Nigeria’s increasingly critical shortages of gasoline and other petroleum fuel products, as well as a rotting electric grid that collapsed twice this week, leaving the entire country in the dark. Nigerians have been experiencing extreme gasoline shortages since at least…

California Democrats Float $400 Checks to Taxpayers After Hiking Gas Taxes

Miguel Villagran/Getty California Democrats, who have raised gas taxes and vehicle license fees in recent years, are now proposing to send $400 checks to the state’s taxpayers to help defray the high cost of fuel in the latest surge, which is hitting the state’s drivers hard. While the entire country is paying more for gasoline,…

Let’s Take a Look at Gas Prices

(Larry Downing/Reuters) In announcing the ban on Russian oil imports today, President Biden called the rapid increase in gas prices that Americans have seen “Putin’s price hike.” Let’s just take a moment to look at the trend in gas prices recently. You can use your cursor to hover over the line to see the exact […]

Record gas prices: These pickups have the lowest fuel costs

Test drive: 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid The 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid is the lowest-priced Ford, pickup and hybrid you can buy today. Ride along as Fox News Autos Editor Gary Gastelu checks out the cheap truck. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Consumers looking to buy the most efficient vehicle don’t usually start […]

David Asman fact-checks Biden on rising oil and gas prices: It’s ‘just incorrect’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FOX Business host David Asman fact-checked President Biden Tuesday, saying it is “incorrect” to say gas prices have spiked solely because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Asman joined “The Faulkner Focus” after Biden spoke at the White House announcing a ban on Russian oil imports. BLINKEN […]

White House Rejects Idea of Boosting Domestic Oil Production to Lower Gas Prices

The White House on Sunday rejected the argument that increasing domestic oil production would help lower gas prices, as the cost of oil moves toward record highs. Crude oil prices rose as high as $130.50 a barrel on Sunday evening. White House press secretary Jen Psaki released a set of talking points on social media,…

Sky News Breakfast: Putin ‘hasn’t taken his foot off the gas’

Pinkerton: Joke of the Day: ‘Vulnerable’ Senate Dems Propose Cutting Gas Tax

Here’s an actual headline good for some laughs: “Vulnerable Senate Dems try to run as tax-cutters.” That howler of a header appeared this week in Politico.   As the publication explained, four Democratic senators all up for re-election in 2022— Mark Kelly of Arizona, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, and Raphael Warnock…

Trudeau’s Police forcibly remove protesters from Ottawa: Dozens arrested and tear gas used

Trudeau’s Police forcibly remove protesters from Ottawa: Dozens arrested and tear gas used

Woman Escapes Attempted Kidnapping Thanks to Citizen at Gas Station

LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images A man who allegedly kidnapped his former girlfriend was taken into custody one day after the woman escaped with assistance from a stranger, the San Antonio Express-News reported Thursday. “Gilberto Lara, 53, was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated kidnapping. His bail is set at $100,000,” the outlet said. Lara’s…

Report: Gas Prices Could Average $4 per Gallon Nationally by Late Spring

Gas prices could climb to a national average of $4.00 per gallon by late spring of 2022, according to a report by GasBuddy, a company that tracks fuel prices across North America. In a report published Wednesday morning, the company predicted that national gasoline prices could range anywhere between $3.52 – $4.06 per gallon next May,…

NYC City Council Bans Gas in New Buildings in the Name of Climate Change

The New York City Council on Wednesday voted to ban natural gas lines in new buildings as a way to combat so-called climate change. Outgoing Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill into a law that will ban new gas stoves, boilers, and heaters. “We’re making it clear that the next…

Woman Allegedly Attempts to Set Gas Station Clerk on Fire: ‘I Just Want to Burn You Up’

Authorities charged a Kentucky woman with attempted murder after she allegedly doused a store clerk with gasoline and tried to set the cashier ablaze Thursday. Baljindei Kaur owns the gas station on Winchester Avenue in Ashland, Kentucky, according to WSAZ.  Her niece from California, Navpreet Kaur, has been assisting Baljindei with the business following the death of…

Biden releases 50 million barrels of oil to lower gas prices | REPORT

Dem Rep. Spanberger: ‘The Buck Stops with the President’ on Gas Prices

During a portion of an interview with Richmond, VA ABC affiliate WRIC on Tuesday, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) said that while there are many things that contribute to increased gas prices, the ultimate responsibility falls on President Joe Biden and she’s “proud” to be among members of Congress sounding the alarm on the severity of…

Girl, 4, Woman, 55, Killed in Michigan House Explosion

FLINT, Mich.—A 55-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl died in an explosion and fire that destroyed three homes in Michigan, damaged several others and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said Tuesday. Three houses on Flint’s west side were fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene after 9:30 p.m. Monday. Officials…

Chargers Prevail in Wild Affair With Steelers

Justin Herbert #10 of the Los Angeles Chargers reacts after a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Nov. 21, 2021. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Justin Herbert threw for 382 yards and the game-winning touchdown pass Sunday night as the host Los Angeles Chargers (-2.5) blew a big fourth-quarter lead before…

UK Officer’s Widow Wins Fight to Toughen Sentencing for Killers of Emergency Workers

The widow of a British policeman who was killed after being dragged behind a getaway car has won government backing for mandatory life sentences for killers of emergency service workers. Police Constable Andrew Harper, 28, was killed while on duty in Berkshire, England, in August 2019. His three killers, Henry Long, 19, Albert Bowers, 18,…

2 Sisters Re-create an Adorable Photo From Their Childhood When They Played ‘Pregnant’

Two sisters got pregnant at the same time, enabling them to re-create an adorable childhood photo where they had balloons up their dresses, dreaming of becoming mothers. Bri Dietz, 35, and her sister, Chaulet Barba, 33, were ecstatic when they discovered they were both expecting. “It was so special to go through it together. It…

Despite Soaring Gas Prices, Gavin Newsom Denies Fracking Permits ‘in Droves’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is denying fracking permits to oil companies in the state “in droves” despite the ongoing surge in gas prices, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, accelerating a policy that was only to have taken effect in 2024. In April this year, as Breitbart News reported, Newsom announced that the state would end permits for…

Federal Judge Grants Injunction on Biden’s Oil, Gas Ban on Federal Lands

A federal judge on Monday issued a nationwide injunction on President Joe Biden’s executive order to halt oil and gas operations on all federal lands in the name of fighting so-called climate change. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led the lawsuit joined by 12 other states and reacted to the court’s decision, calling it good…

Biden Banking Nominee Wants To ‘Starve’ Companies That Invest in Oil and Gas

Saule Omarova attended Moscow State University on a Lenin scholarship Saule Omarova in 2018 / Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs President Joe Biden’s pick to regulate the banking system said earlier this year that she wants to “starve” companies of money to invest in the oil and gas industry in order to […]

Granholm: Biden ‘Wants to See’ if Oil and Gas Prices Drop in Next Few Months, But Has Encouraged Production

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm stated that President Joe Biden has encouraged oil production to combat rising gas prices, and that Biden “wants to see” if projected decreases in oil and gas prices in the next few months are “going to be taking hold.” Granholm said that what tools…

Higher Gas Prices Cut Household Income by $120 Billion

Retail gasoline prices have risen by a dollar over the past 12 months as the economy began to reopen, increasing demand for fuel. Higher pump prices are now crimping consumer budgets and putting a brake on household spending on non-energy items, according to analysts. Prices at the pump as of Oct…

Chevron Posts Highest Profit in 8 Years on Surging Oil, Gas Prices

HOUSTON—Chevron Corp on Friday posted its highest quarterly profit in eight years on surging oil and gas prices, higher output, and a recovery in motor fuel demand that boosted refining margins. The strong results for the No. 2 U.S. oil producer came a day after U.S…

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