November 27, 2021

Flashback–Democrats Cut Trump’s Replenishment of Oil Reserve when Prices Were Cheap: Strike a Blow to Big Oil 

In the final months of President Donald Trump’s presidency the Strategic Petroleum Reserve was in the spotlight as he tried to replenish it after years of neglect and at a time when oil was cheap. But the Democrats cut it out of a bill it was included in, claiming it was a hit on Big…

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…

Live: Gov. DeSantis signs bills preventing vaccine mandates from Brandon, Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis is in Brandon, Florida to sign legislation that would prevent workers from being required to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The votes …

Rep. Obernolte talks spending packages, energy prices and vaccine mandates on Newsmax

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…

Consumer Prices Soar 6.2%, Fastest Rate of Inflation Since 1990

Consumer prices rose at their fastest rate in decades in October, data from the Department of Labor showed Wednesday. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.9 percent in October from September, exceeding expectations for a 0.6 percent rise. Compared with the prior October, prices are up 6.2 percent, exceeding expectations for a 5.8 percent rise and…

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…

Report: McDonald’s Raises Prices, Closes Stores as Worker Shortage Continues

McDonald’s says they are forced to raise menu prices as worker wages climb, as well as close down some restaurants due to labor shortages and slower service in some locations, according to reports. The burger giant is raising menu prices in order to sustain the rapidly growing costs of supplies and wages, according to the Wall Street…

Republican Leaders Rip Biden for Rising Gas Prices: ‘Treat America Like You’re Treating Other Countries’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) led a roundtable discussion with fellow GOP congressmembers and energy stakeholders Wednesday on how pursuing American energy independence would help to alleviate increased gas prices. The congressmembers emphasized their disapproval of the White House’s and congressional Democrats’ current efforts to raise costs on U.S. energy production, which, the Republicans argued, would…

Canada Boosts US Natgas Exports, Drills More as Global Prices Surge

CALGARY, Alberta/NEW YORK—Demand has jumped for relatively cheap Canadian natural gas, driving exports to the United States to three-year highs and prompting producers in Canada to boost capital spending and drilling activity. Global natural gas prices have hit multi-year highs as world economies recover from last year’s slowdown during the pandemic…

Lumber Prices Rose 50 Percent Since August and May Climb Higher

The price tag on lumber, after declining since its all-time high in May, could climb higher through the early months of the coming year, experts recently told Insider. The outlet reported Saturday: Lumber futures as of October 8 were hovering around $713 per thousand board feet – still 58% lower than the record high of…

Procter & Gamble Raising Prices on Consumer Staples as Shortages and Bidenflation Bite

Procter & Gamble is raising prices on consumer staples and hiking its estimate of cost inflation. The consumer products giant—which makes Tide detergent, Bounty paper towels, Gillette razors, and Crest toothpaste—says it is paying more for raw materials and transportation than it expected and sees no easing of inflationary pressures. “The input cost pressures are…

Producer Prices Soar a Record 8.3% as Bidenflation Runs Hotter Than Expected

Prices charged by U.S. businesses jumped higher than expected in August, data from the Department of Labor said Friday. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index rose 0.7 percent compared with July. Compared with a year ago, the index is up 8.3 percent,  the fastest pace of price increases in data going back to 2010.…

Oil Prices Hit New Highs Amid Texas Freeze

The deep freeze that has covered parts of Texas in ice and dropped temperatures into the single digits helped push the price of West Texas Intermediate crude above $60 a barrel for the first time in over a year. WTI crude futures gained 1.09 percent to hit $60.12 a barrel Monday morning, the first time…

Trump Touts Proposal to Lower Drug Prices.

“We are getting tough on the drug makers that exploit our patent laws to choke out competition,” President Trump said outside the White House Friday outlining his plan to lower prescription drug prices. “Our patent system will reward innovation,” he said. “But it will not be used as a shield to protect unfair monopolies.” The […]

Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices.

Americans are suffering pharmaceutical sticker shock. But the remedy Democrats are backing — price controls on prescription drugs — would inflict more harm by halting new discoveries and dooming patients waiting for cures. Since 1950, our increasing longevity — an amazing 10 extra years of life for the average American — has been mainly the […]

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