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Jul 06 2022
Big Oil has been the go-to boogeyman for President Biden and Democrats over alleged “price gouging,” with “Putin’s price hike” a close runner-up.
But profits made by the oil industry — while at record levels — ebb and flow with global energy markets, not because the firms are manipulating costs, according to market analysts.
“It’s just political posturing and pandering,” Ed HirsWashington Times
Jul 06 2022
U.S. presidents have little control over the price that consumers pay for gasoline. As the Energy Information Administration explains, gasoline prices are mainly affected by the price of crude oil, a fossil fuel that is refined into gasoline. And the price of crude oil is set on the global market, based largely on worldwide supply and demand.
When economic activity declined sharply inFactCheck.org
Jul 06 2022
In the days leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, when millions of Americans travel by car, Republicans sought to blame President Biden and congressional Democrats for high gas prices. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, in the midst of a tough reelection fight, blamed $5-a-gallon gas on “the elite Democrats that support President Biden’s environmental policies.” Senate minority leader MitchThe Nation
Jun 25 2022
The most important work of the anti-abortion movement may be what lies ahead in a post-Roe America. Now, more than ever, it’s crucial for people of faith and good conscience to lend a hand in building a renewed infrastructure of life.
The Supreme Court’s decision to return abortion law to the states is the right one, legally and morally, and we hope it will ultimately do what Roe v.Deseret News
Jun 09 2022
From the beginning of the American republic, some Founding Fathers pushed for the establishment of an institution they thought crucial to the success of democracy: public education.
Self-government would require informed citizens, they felt. Important decisions would be in the hands of farmers and tradesmen, not courts and kings.
That meant the nation’s youth – the citizens ofChristian Science Monitor
Mar 28 2022
Inflation: Why? That’s the question many consumers have been finding themselves asking lately. Followed by inflation: Fix?
We’re in quite a conundrum when it comes to rising prices. Inflation is at a 40-year high in the United States and accelerating around the globe. The situation may very well get worse before it gets better, as Russia’s war on Ukraine stands to exacerbate priceVox
Jun 23 2022
Last week, 96 percent of people in the contiguous United States experienced nighttime temperatures more likely to occur due to human-caused warming. The findings come from a Washington Post analysis of data provided by the nonprofit Climate Central, which released the world’s first tool to show how climate change is affecting daily temperatures in real time.
Overnight temperatures, asWashington Post
Jun 29 2022
The electric version of Ford Motor Co.’s best-selling F-150 truck is poised to sweep rural America and tip the US market for EVs, President Joe Biden’s infrastructure czar predicted.
“You all are gonna be driving Ford F-150s with electric batteries in them. That’s how that’s gonna work,” Mitch Landrieu, the former New Orleans mayor, said in an interview with Bloomberg News reporters andBloomberg
May 11 2022
On a bipartisan basis, Congress is moving ahead with legislation packed with tens of billions of dollars in subsidies for profitable U.S. tech corporations while a smaller but desperately needed coronavirus aid measure languishes, potentially compromising the Biden administration's ability to purchase next-generation vaccines and hampering the global pandemic fight.
Last week, theCommon Dreams
Jun 19 2022
Last June, President Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, proclaiming it as a day for all Americans to commemorate the end of slavery.
One year later, only 18 states have passed legislation that would provide funding to let state employees observe the day as a paid state holiday, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Opponents of bills that would create funding forNew York Times (News)