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  • Dimon: Democrats should ‘grow up,’ listen to Trump supporters

    01/17/2024 9:47:22 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/17/2024 | JULIA SHAPERO
    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon slammed Democratic messaging about MAGA, or “Make America Great Again,” Republicans on Wednesday, telling Democrats to “grow up” and “listen” to supporters of former President Trump. “When people say MAGA, they’re actually looking at people voting for Trump and … they’re basically scapegoating them,” Dimon told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “I don’t like how [Trump] said things about Mexico … but he wasn’t wrong about some of these critical issues, and that’s why they’re voting for him,” Dimon continued. “And I think people should be a little more respectful of our fellow citizens.”
  • Alaskan Native Americans unleash on Biden admin's climate agenda: 'Communities and culture are at risk'

    12/02/2023 7:48:17 PM PST · by grundle · 35 replies
    Fox News via Yahoo ^ | December 1, 2023 | Thomas Catenacci
    The Biden administration is facing heavy criticism from Native Alaskans over its crackdown on oil and gas drilling in Alaska, activity which generates tax revenue vital for key state and local programs. Native Alaskan leaders have particularly taken issue with the Department of the Interior's (DOI) recent actions blocking future oil and gas development in the National Petroleum Reserve (NPR), an area in North Slope Borough, Alaska, specifically set aside by Congress for resource development, in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), and in federal offshore waters off the state's coast. "My community unapologetically supports the leasing program," Charles Lampe,...
  • OPEC Oil Production Is Headed for Lower for Longer

    11/24/2023 6:15:43 AM PST · by Miami Rebel · 28 replies
    Barron's ^ | 11/23/2023 | Ben Cahill
    It is déjà vu for major oil producers, who are again considering steeper production cuts. It took only a month after the Hamas attacks on Israel unleashed a punishing war for oil prices to fall below their pre-Oct. 7 level. The steep drop in oil prices last week, with Brent crude briefly dropping to $77 per barrel, led to speculation that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers (OPEC+) will decide to cut production at its next meeting. OPEC’s last-minute decision to delay the meeting, now scheduled for Nov. 30, will only add to the speculation. U.S....
  • Biden to Cancel Alaska Oil, Gas Leases Issued Under Trump

    09/08/2023 3:50:01 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Sep 2023 | SEAN MORAN
    President Joe Biden’s Interior Department said it would cancel the oil and gas leases issued in the latter days of President Donald Trump’s administration. Biden has said he would move to protect roughly 19.6 million acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for polar bears and caribou. “As the climate crisis warms the Arctic more than twice as fast as the rest of the world, we have a responsibility to protect this treasured region for all ages,” Biden said in a written statement. Trump issued the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) seven leases right before Biden’s inauguration....
  • Biden attacks again in his war on oil, but rising gas prices will bite him back

    09/08/2023 8:17:51 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/08/2023 | LIZ PEEK
    With rising gasoline prices once again threatening U.S. consumers — and Joe Biden’s approval ratings — the president is upping his attacks on domestic energy production. Most recently, the White House canceled oil and gas leases on hundreds of thousands of acres in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and extended protections against future drilling to millions more. It is almost unimaginable. Voters give Joe Biden extremely low marks on his handling of the economy, and even lower grades on how he has dealt with inflation. Almost nothing hits consumers harder or makes them angrier than soaring gasoline prices. When...
  • Biden energy chief claims wiping out 60% of oil imports will help, not harm, energy security

    08/27/2023 3:10:12 PM PDT · by CFW · 52 replies
    Just the News ^ | 8/17/23 | Addison Smith
    In a speech to a Seattle crowd Wednesday, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm made the claim that lower oil imports improves U.S. energy security. Praising Biden’s historic green energy funding and 100% clean electricity goal by 2035, Granholm said “With all this electrification, we could slash our net crude oil imports by almost 60%, and that strengthens energy security.” Granholm, who appeared with Vice President Kamala Harris also said Harris "has been amazing inside the White House as the champion for clean energy." One of the most common critiques of Biden’s green agenda is that it has thus far achieved the...
  • The U.S.’s Hopes In Iraq Have Ended With The Oil-For-Gas Deal With Iran

    07/31/2023 11:10:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Oil price ^ | Jul 31, 2023 | Simon Watkins -
    The U.S. has for years been giving Iraq tens of billions of dollars to help with its finances on the specific condition that the country reduces its imports of gas and electricity from Iran eventually to zero. Iran has wielded enormous power over Iraq for a very long time indeed through its various political, economic, and military proxies. Iraq will pay with its own oil supplies for the gas and electricity that it has long been importing from Iran. Ever since the U.S. officially ended its ‘combat mission’ in Iraq on 31 December 2021, it has been looking for a...
  • Drilling in the ANWR and President Bush

    06/27/2023 6:02:55 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 16 replies
    Trump has talked about getting this done. It was debated a lot in the first year of the GWB Administration, and I believe John McCain cast the vote defeating it by voting with the Democrats. Why didn't President Bush try to get this passed again once the Republicans had control of the Senate after the 2002 Midterms? Was this Bush not fighting the Democrats?
  • Biden snaps over ‘*******’ age talk as he mulls re-election run: report

    12/13/2022 5:14:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 93 replies
    Nypost ^ | 12/12/2022 | Victor Nana
    Age is nothing but a bleepin’ number, according to President Biden. The oldest-ever commander-in-chief, who turned 80 last month, has “vented to allies” about how much the topic is discussed in the media as he sizes up a bid for a second term in 2024, Politico reported Tuesday. “You think I don’t know how #####$$ old I am?” an exasperated Biden — who reportedly has a penchant for profanity — ranted to one of his acquaintances earlier this year, according to the outlet.
  • The Economic ‘Experts’ Shilling For Biden Were Wrong About Inflation Again

    12/13/2022 2:41:28 PM PST · by Signalman · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/12/2022 | Jordan Boyd
    After nearly two years of rampant price increases that appear to have no end in sight, one thing is clear: The economic forecasters amplified by the corrupt corporate media are always wrong. You wouldn’t know it from headlines suggesting inflation is “easing,” “cooling,” and “slowing,” but November’s consumer price index advanced 7.1 percent since this time last year. Nearly two years into Joe Biden’s presidency, U.S. inflation has reportedly climbed 13.8 percent and is still lingering near the four-decade highs that burdened Americans for the last 24 months. Gas prices last month may have dropped to an average of $3.25...
  • WH won’t say if Biden will return 2020 donations from Sam Bankman-Fried

    12/13/2022 2:29:53 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 13, 2022 | By Steven Nelson
    WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre wouldn’t say Tuesday whether President Biden would ask his aides to return 2020 campaign contributions from accused cryptocurrency con man Sam Bankman-Fried, whom the Justice Department has charged with swindling investors out of at least $1.8 billion. “The president received campaign donations [from Bankman-Fried]. Will the president return that donation? Does he call on all politicians … to return those funds?” asked Associated Press reporter Zeke Miller. “So look, I’m covered here by the Hatch Act — [I’m] limited on what I can say and anything that’s connected to political contributions from...
  • Report: Household Wealth Plummeted by $13.5 Trillion This Year

    12/13/2022 12:31:20 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 12, 2022
    American households' real wealth fell $13.5 trillion in the first three quarters of 2022, ... The 8.6 percent drop from January to September is the second fastest decline on record, behind the financial crisis of 2008/2009. Record-high inflation under the Biden administration is causing a decrease in the purchasing power of assets and liabilities, MarketWatch reports: Nominal net worth fell 4.6% to $143.3 trillion, as the market value of assets fell by $6 trillion and liabilities rose by about $900 billion. Households’ balance sheets—assets minus liabilities—were propped up by a 10% increase in home equity, which is the greatest source...
  • Biden falsely says he cut national debt by $1.7T — after increasing it $3.7T

    12/13/2022 11:22:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/13/2022 | Steve Nelson
    WASHINGTON — President Biden wrongly claimed Tuesday that he lowered the national debt by $1.7 trillion — when in fact the debt grew by nearly $3.7 trillion during his first 23 months in office. Biden made the error while using the terms “deficit” and “debt” interchangeably during remarks touting the slight decline in the annual inflation rate to 7.1% in November. “We’ve done all of this while lowering the federal deficit in the two years we’ve been in office $1.7 trillion,” Biden said before incorrectly adding, “Let me say that again — $1.7 trillion we’ve lowered the federal debt.” The...
  • CTCL Kicks Off 2024 Election Cycle With A New $80 Million ‘Zuckbucks’ Pledge

    12/13/2022 9:26:40 AM PST · by Red Badger · 4 replies
    Federalist ^ | DECEMBER 13, 2022 | BY: VICTORIA MARSHALL
    A leftist nonprofit group that funded the private takeover of government election offices during the 2020 presidential election just announced its new round of beneficiaries for the 2024 cycle. The Center for Tech and Civic Life — one of two groups that funneled $328 million (colloquially termed “Zuckbucks“) from Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the blue counties of swing states to mobilize potential Democratic voters and swing the race for Joe Biden — has said it will distribute $80 million in election grants in the next five years to the following counties and cities: Contra Costa County, California Shasta County,...
  • America's economic decline under Joe Biden second-fastest on record

    12/13/2022 9:20:37 AM PST · by patriot torch · 8 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12/12/22 | WND Staff
    Joe Biden is only in second place – so far. A new report reveals that the economic decline for Americans was both huge and fast under Biden's economic strategies. But he's only in second place, with the fall in wealth faster coming just as Barack Obama, for whom Biden served as vice president for eight years, was beginning his term in the White House. The Gateway Pundit was blunt in its report, explaining, "The U.S. household wealth is down $13.5 trillion in 2022 the second fastest decline on record. Only the 2008-2009 financial crisis was worse than the Biden 2022...
  • Biden to Visit Saudi Arabia and Beg ‘Pariah’ to Pump More Oil after Shutting Down U.S Production

    06/14/2022 8:46:39 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies
    Slay News ^ | June 14, 2022 | David Hawkins
    Democrat President Joe Biden has caved and will visit Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to beg the kingdom to pump more oil. The move comes after the president has shut down domestic output, leading, in part, to soaring gas prices. As gas prices skyrocket to record highs across the country, Biden may view the trip as a chance to save his presidency. However, it could still backfire if Biden can’t get the Saudis to dramatically increase production Biden may have to go with his tail between his legs when he meets Prince Salman as, during his campaign,...
  • Fed Dead Redemption! Blackstone’s $69 Billion Real Estate Fund Hits Redemption Limit (Equity REITs DOWN -23.6% In 2022, Mortgage REITs DOWN -28.6%)

    12/03/2022 7:39:19 AM PST · by Kaiser8408a · 8 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 12/03/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    As The Federal Reserve continues its assault on inflation by raising their target rate, Blackstone Inc.’s $69 billion real estate fund for wealthy individuals said it will limit redemption requests, one of the most dramatic signs of a pullback at a top profit driver for the firm and a chilling indicator for the property industry. Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Inc. has been facing withdrawal requests exceeding its quarterly limit, a major test for the one of the private equity firm’s most ambitious efforts to reach individual investors. The news, in a letter Thursday, sent Blackstone stock falling as much...
  • Manchin’s deal on Mountain Valley Pipeline is in jeopardy

    11/30/2022 11:57:03 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 18 replies
    Cardinal News ^ | November 30, 2022 | Dwayne Yancey
    How’s this for irony? The biggest obstacles right now to fast-tracking the Mountain Valley Pipeline are Republicans and the biggest proponents are Democrats, one of whom has declared that “climate change is an emergency.” You’ll recall that back in July, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, shocked both parties when he announced he’d vote for his party’s climate bill – more formally but perhaps inaccurately known as the Inflation Reduction Act. Manchin is a longtime lover of fossil fuels so the notion that he’d back a bill pushed by environmental interests (among others) didn’t seem to quite fit. What we...
  • Op-Ed: Free food for all? Absolutely. In this age of abundance, it should be a human right ["If some processing plants, distribution warehouses and retailers were owned by government"]

    11/27/2022 9:53:32 AM PST · by grundle · 87 replies
    Los Angeles Times via Yahoo ^ | November 27, 2022 | Chloe Sorvino
    One way to do that would be to restructure some food companies, distribution warehouses and retailers as a public utility, like how the energy grid, sewers and water delivery are managed. If some processing plants, distribution warehouses and retailers were owned by government, they could use subsidies to buy grains, legumes like beans and meat directly from farmers, and the resulting goods could be made available free to everyone. Programs could alternatively take the form of universal school meals and open-to-all cafeterias that serve meals throughout the day.
  • Waltz: ‘Where’s Buttigieg’ on Rail Strike?

    11/26/2022 9:19:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/26/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) stated that Secretary of State Pete Buttigieg hasn’t had enough involvement in trying to avert a potential rail strike, which, along with rising diesel costs, “will be a one-two shot to an already struggling economy.” Waltz said that in addition to the cost of gas spiking if there’s a rail strike, “the cost of diesel is through the roof as well. You know, the average trucker used to spend 300, $400 to fill up his rig. Now, he’s spending over $1,000, and this will be...