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05-04-2022 - Lithium shortage slams brakes on electric car revolution: Prices of crucial

                     battery element up six-fold since 2017

04-29-2022 - GRAINS-Wheat up 43% in three months as tight global supply lifts prices

03-14-2022 - Violent Crime Forces Amazon to Flee Democrat-Run Downtown Seattle

03-14-2022 - U.S. Average Gas Prices Soar 22% in Two Week to Hit $4.43 Per Gallon

03-03-2022 - Bidenflation: Fed Chair Powell Debunks Biden's State of the

                     Union Inflation Claim

02-25-2022 - Russia sanctioned by the world: How world leaders putting the financial

                     thumbscrews on Putin have done nothing to halt his forces rampaging

                     across Ukraine... as India and China refuse to stop trading

02-25-2022 - FLASHBACK 9/19/2018:  A Timeline Of All Russia-Related Sanctions &

                     Counter-Sanctions 2014-2018

02-25-2022 - Bidenflation Pushes Durable Goods Prices Up Most in 47 Years

02-25-2022 - Bidenflation Still Burning: Prices Rising at Fastest Pace Since 1982

02-24-2022 - Bidenflation: New Home Prices Soared and Sales Dropped More Than

                     Expected in January

02-21-2022 - Bidenflation Runs Hot Sending Rents Soaring 20% Across the Country

02-21-2022 - Biden administration freezes new oil and gas drilling leases after court rules

                     against key climate tool <Oh yeah, this is just what we need right now. Could this

                joker possibly screw up our economy any more???>

02-21-2022 - Oil Soars After Arab Oil Ministers Turn Biden Down Again, Refusing to Open

                     Oil Taps

02-15-2022 - Bidenflation: Prices Soar Twice as Fast as Expected

02-08-2022 - Biden's First Year Sees Biggest Ever Trade Deficit

02-04-2022 - Joe Biden 'Proud' of Jobs Report While 1% Say Economy Is Excellent

​02-04-2022 - Joe Biden: Americans Getting 'Clobbered' by Inflation, High Food and Gas

                        Prices Under My Administration

02-03-2022 - Bidenflation: Factory Orders Plunge Twice as Much as Expected

02-02-2022 - Biden's Energy Policies 'Taking Care of Putin' More Than Americans

02-03-2022 - Most Americans say their finances are not better off since Biden took office

02-03-2022 - Why are so many Americans leaving their jobs?

02-02-2022 - ‘We got our hopes up’: American families adjust to life without the

                      expanded child tax credit <As the Gunny used to tell us, "If you can't feed 'em,

                don't breed 'em, TURDS!">  Debunking Democrat Myths About the Child Tax

                     Credit

02-01-2022 - Food stamps: February 2022 SNAP benefits - going up

02-01-2022 - Why A Record Number of Americans Quit Their Jobs Last Year

​01-31-2022 - Inflation Expectations Surge Near Record Highs in Dallas Fed Survey

01-28-2022 - Bidenflation: Fed's Favorite Inflation Measure Soared 5.8% in 2021, Worst in

                     39 Years

01-28-2022 - Key inflation gauge surges 5.8% in December, fastest pace in four decades

​01-27-2022 - Inflation Expectations Jump to Record High in Kansas City Fed

                        Manufacturing Survey

01-25-2022 - Poll: 72 Percent Say 2022 Economy Will Hurt or Plateau Family Finances

01-25-2022 - Here’s how to fight inflation without destroying the American worker

01-24-2022 - Poll: Majority of Voters Think Economy Is Unfair Under Biden

01-24-2022 - Biden Energy Policy - The Congressional HEAT Report

01-20-2022 - The Biden Administration’s Energy and Climate Policies in Its First Year

01-20-2022 - Bidenflation: Philly Fed Survey Shows Highest Expected Cost Inflation Since

                     1984

01-19-2022 - Bidenflation: Oil Soars to 8-Year High, Pumping Gas Prices Toward Recent

                     Highs

01-18-2022 - Oil Prices Expected To Soar In 2022

01-17-2022 - Report: Black Americans Fleeing Democrat-Controlled New York, California

01-17-2022 - McDonald's To Slash Hours By 10% Due To Labor Shortage

01-14-2022 - Consumer Sentiment Drops as Bidenflation Crushes Expectations

01-14-2022 - Bidenflation Stole Christmas: December Retail Sales Crash as High Prices and

                     Shortages Weigh on Consumers

01-13-2022 - Oil and natural gas industry pins high energy costs on Biden policies

01-13-2022 - Bidenflation: Producer Price Index Jumps a Full Year Record High 9.7%

01-12-2022 - Bidenflation Crushed Workers in 2021: Three Worst Annual Real Wage

                     Contractions on Record

01-12-2022 - Bidenflation: New Car Prices Up 12%, New Trucks Up 11.6%, Used Cars Up

                     37.3%

​01-12-2022 - Bidenflation: Consumer Prices Surge 7%, Worst Since 1982

01-10-2022 - The Great Quarantine Will Sideline Millions of American Workers and

                     Make Bidenflation Worse

01-07-2022 - Bidenflation: Worker Incomes Fall Further Behind Inflation

01-04-2022 - An All-Time High 4.5 Million People Quit Their Jobs in November as Cheap

                     Labor Bubble Burst Continues

01-04-2022 - New COVID stimulus checks are coming in 2022 to some US workers

01-04-2022 - VIDEO:  New stimulus checks are coming in 2022 to some US workers

                     (Stimulus Check Update)

01-03-2022 - Real Construction Spending is Falling in Age of Bidenflation



12-16-2021 - Why Is US Labor Supply So Low? Goldman Sachs

12-16-2021 - Study: Inflation Will Cost Families $3.5K in 2021, Low-Incomes Hardest

                     Hit <Hey, wait a minute!!  I thought Democrats were supposed to be looking out for

                the "little guy."  I'm sorry, I mean "little person."  Thanks for nuthin', Plugs!>

12-15-2021 - Bidenflation Stole Christmas: Retail Sales Much Lower Than Expected in

                     November

12-15-2021 - Bidenflation: Long-Term Inflation Expectations Jump Higher

12-14-2021 - Bidenflation: Producer Price Index Rises by Record 9.6%, Worse Than

                     Expected

12-14-2021 - Brookings:  Labor market exits and entrances are elevated: Who is coming

                        back?

12-10-2021 - Bidenflation: New Cars and Trucks See Biggest Price Hikes Since 1975, Used

                     Car Prices Up 31%

12-10-2021 - Bidenflation: November Saw Biggest Jump Ever in Restaurant Prices, Fast

                     Food Up Record 7.9%​

​​12-04-2021 - 25 Biden policies raising gas prices and other energy costs

​​12-04-2021 - VIDEO:  The Real Reason People Won't Go Back to Work

12-03-2021 - Bidenflation Concealed an October Decline in Factory Orders

12-03-2021 - Bidenflation And Broken Supply Chains Afflicted The Services Sector in

                     November

11-30-2021 - Bidenflation Sends Consumer Confidence Stumbling to 9-Month Low

11-30-2021 - Workers Quit Jobs in Droves to Become Their Own Bosses

11-26-2021 - Bidenflation Friday: Shoppers Expected to Pay Up to 17% More For Toys,

                     Clothing, TVs, and Other Gifts

11-24-2021 - Bidenflation Blues: Rising Prices Plunge Consumer Sentiment to Decade Low

11-23-2021 - Bidenflation Causes Dollar Tree to Raise Prices by 25 Percent to $1.25

11-23-2021 - Bidenflation Rises Again to Record High in Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing

                     Survey

11-20-2021 - Can a fourth stimulus check payment happen before December 2021?

11-20-2021 - US Inflation: Which Categories Have Been Hit Hardest?

11-20-2021 - Bidenflation: Thanksgiving Dinner Costs Hit Record High, Up 14% From Last

                     Year

11-20-2021 - In huge blow to Biden (and huge win for Americans), federal judge grants

                     injunction against oil, gas exploration ban on federal lands

11-20-2021 - "No Turning Point Yet" - Soaring Food Inflation To Continue Into 2022:

                        Commodity Expert

11-20-2021 - Full Employment? Ask Young Workers

11-19-2021 - Psaki's "No Economist" Assertion Draws Some Inflation Dissenters

11-17-2021 - Millions of Americans are suddenly “quitting” their jobs. But no, it has

                     nothing to do with the “mandates”, right?

11-17-2021 - New Home Construction Slows And Falls Short of Expectations Amid

                     Shortages and Bidenflation

11-16-2021 - Biden Reportedly Begged China To Release Oil Reserves During Xi Call; Quid

                     Pro Quo?

​11-16-2021 - Bidenflation: Winter Heating Prices Set To Soar Even if Temperatures Stay

                        Warm

11-15-2021 - Bidenflation: Tyson Foods Says It Is Sharply Raising Prices

11-15-2021 - VIDEO: Bidenflation: California Gas Prices Soar to Record High

11-12-2021 - A Record 4.4 Million Americans Quit Their Jobs in September

11-12-2021 - Bidenflation Crushes Consumer Sentiment to Worst Level in a Decade

11-11-2021 - Joe Biden Finally Admits Inflation 'Worrisome,' Three Months After

                     Dismissing
11-11-2021 - Bidenflation Crushed Real Wages Again in October

11-11-2021 - Bidenflation: Business Inflation Expectations Jump to New High

11-10-2021 - Consumer Prices Soar 6.2%, Fastest Rate of Inflation Since 1990

11-10-2021 - Inflation has taken away all the wage gains for workers and then some

11-09-2021 - Bidenflation: Truck Trailers and Shipping See Record-Breaking Price Hikes

​11-09-2021 - Bidenflation: Producer Prices Soar at Record 8.6% Pace

​11-09-2021 - Bidenflation Rages: Most Expensive Thanksgiving Ever! Turkey Prices Up

                        41%, Home Heating Oil Up 115%, Food Prices Up 10.5%

11-08-2021 - VIDEO:  Supply Shortages & Soaring Prices Sweep Across America As Supply

                     Chains Face Catastrophic Damages!

11-08-2021 - What's behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

11-08-2021 - White House Confirms Biden Effort to Shut Down Another Major Pipeline

11-08-2021 - Report: Joe Biden Considers Closing Second Pipeline as Gas Prices Soar

11-08-2021 - Biden's other setback: OPEC+ ignores his plea for help

10-08-2021 - Economists expected far more Americans would be working again by now

11-07-2021 - Stimulus check update: How likely is a fourth payment in 2021?

11-05-2021 - Stimulus checks update: Here’s who will get payments in 2022

11-05-2021 - 100,450,000: More Than 100 Million Not in Labor Force for 14th Straight

                         Month; No Job, Not Looking

11-05-2021 - Consumer Debt Explodes Higher as Americans Grapple with Bidenflation

11-04-2021 - Bidenflation: Labor Costs Soar Even While Real Worker Pay Crashes

11-02-2021 - Bidenflation Stole Christmas: Holiday Spending Plans Rise By Less Than

                        Inflation

11-01-2021 - Bidenflation: Gas Pump Prices Hit 7 Year High

11-01-2021 - Fourth Stimulus Check Update: what's the situation in every state?

​11-01-2021 - WATCH: Biden Admits 'Irony' of Asking OPEC for Oil While Pushing Climate

                     Change Policies

10-31-2021 - Major Restaurant Chains Hike Prices Due To Worker Shortages

10-31-2021 - Stimulus check update: See if you’re eligible to get $7,200 next year

10-27-2021 - Bidenflation: Texas saw highest level of price hikes – ever – according to

                     Dallas Fed survey

10-27-2021 - Bidenflation Hits Disneyland: Price of Admission Spikes as Much as 9 Percent

10-26-2021 - How to Beat Bidenflation: What You Need to Know about Cryptocurrencies &

                        Blockchain

10-26-2021 - Bidenflation: U.S. Home Prices Jump by Record 19.9%

10-25-2021 - Bidenflation Stole Christmas: Consumer Prices Up, Retail Spending Plans Not

10-25-2021 - Bidenflation 'Deluge': October Saw Highest Level of Price Hikes Ever in Dallas

                        Fed Survey

10-22-2021 - Bidenflation: Bank of America Raises Its 2022 Inflation Forecast as Supply

                        Chain Worsens

10-20-2021 - 6 reasons why Americans aren’t returning to work

​10-19-2021 - Procter & Gamble Raising Prices on Consumer Staples as Shortages

                        and Bidenflation Bite

10-14-2021 - These Out-of-Work Americans Tell Us Job Market Turmoil Is Anything But

                     Transitory <Hmmm, the jobs are obviously out there, it just seems that everyone has

                some kind of excuse not to take them.>

10-14-2021 - Bidenflation: Supply Chain Inflation Rockets to 23.9%, Final Demand at

                     Record 8.6%

10-14-2021 - Bidenflation Stole Christmas: Prices Soar on Toys, Bikes, Electronics, Sports

                     Equipment, and Pets

10-13-2021 - More than half of San Francisco Bay Area residents plan to leave

                        permanently: poll

10-13-2021 - Bidenflation Shock: Kids Shoe Prices Up 11.9%

10-11-2021 - ​Biden Again Begs OPEC+ To Ramp-Up Oil Production

​10-01-2021 - Bidenflation Unexpectedly Accelerated in August to Fastest Pace in Over 30

                        Years

​​09-24-2021 - Bidenflation: New Home Prices Up 20% While Sales Are Down 24.3%

09-22-2021 - Existing Home Sales Fall as Bidenflation Pushes First Time Buyers Out of

                        Market

09-17-2021 - VIDEO:  Employment Crisis - Why is everyone QUITTING?

09-15-2021 - Bidenflation Cranks Up to New Record High in Empire State Manufacturing

                     Survey

09-14-2021 - Bidenflation: U.S. Consumers Face Steeply Higher Prices on Beef, Bacon,

                     Chicken, Fish, and Even Salad Dressing

09-13-2021 - “Get A Job” Trending on Twitter Unemployment Benefits Expire for Millions

                     of Americans

09-10-2021 - Producer Prices Soar a Record 8.3% as Bidenflation Runs Hotter Than

                     Expected

09-08-2021 - Supply Disruptions and Bidenflation Afflict Economy, Fed's Beige Book Says

09-08-2021 - How many Americans live paycheck to paycheck in 2021?

09-06-2021 - Labor Day: Real Wages Are Falling in the Biden Economy

09-04-2021 - A Softening Economy Will Be Buffeted By Stimulus Withdrawal And Delta

                     Variant Surge

09-02-2021 - Productivity Growth Revised Down as Bidenflation Devoured Compensation

                        Gains

09-01-2021 - Bidenflation Hits U.S. Construction: America Spent More to Build Fewer

                        Houses in July

​08-31-2021 - Consumer Confidence Tanks on Delta Variant and Bidenflation

08-27-2021 - Bidenflation: Consumer Prices Rise at Fastest Pace in 30 Years

08-26-2021 - Inflation Hits Record High in Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index

08-24-2021 - Bidenflation: Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index Crashes While Prices Hit

                        Record High

08-19-2021 - Sixty-one percent of households owed no federal income taxes last year:

                     analysis

08-18-2021 - Job Openings are at a Record High. Why Aren’t People Going Back to Work?

08-18-2021 - 61% of Americans paid no federal income taxes in 2020, Tax Policy Center

                        says

08-17-2021 - Bidenflation: Inflation and Shortages Plunge Homebuilder Confidence to

                        Lowest Level in 13 Months

08-16-2021 - Report: OPEC Snubs Biden, Rejects Plea for More Oil

08-14-2021 - Opinion: Many Americans aren’t going back to work, but it’s not for the

                     reason you might expect

08-13-2021 - Biden begging OPEC for oil after nixing the Keystone Pipeline is a slap in the

                        face for US workers & proof of his ineptitude

​08-12-2021 - Bidenflation: Household Goods Inflation Hits Highest Since 1980

08-12-2021 - U.S. Held Hostage by OPEC Because of Joe Biden's Policies

​08-12-2021 - Biden Admin Begs OPEC to Produce More Oil – After Shutting Down the US

                        Oil Industry

08-11-2021 - After Destroying American Energy Production, Biden Begs OPEC to Pump

                        More Oil

08-11-2021 - Biden 'inflation tax' erases gains in workers' pay, as Democrats' own

                     economists admit fears

08-11-2021 - White House Blames OPEC for Energy Prices Joe Biden Made Higher

08-11-2021 - Bidenflation Stays High with Prices Jumping 5.4%

08-10-2021 - Bidenflation: Real Hourly Pay Suffers One of the Worst Collapses Ever

08-02-2021 - Bidenflation: Soaring Costs Bulldoze Gains in Home Construction Spending

08-09-2021 - Farmers cry foul over Biden’s inheritance tax proposal - eliminates "step-

                     up basis" for heirs

08-09-2021 - Bidenflation: Older Americans Expect Far Higher Prices Than Younger

                        Americans

​08-05-2021 - The Mystery of the Missing Workers, Explained

08-04-2021 - Bidenflation Still Burning White Hot Throughout Services Sector

08-03-2021 - Carney: Bidenflation Concealed Falling Factory Orders in June

​07-26-2021 - Bidenflation: New Home Sales Unexpectedly Plunge 6.6%

07-22-2021 - Bidenflation: Sales of Million Dollar Homes Up 147%, Median Home Price Hits

                        Record High

07-16-2021 - #Bidenflation: Cost of Gas, Used Cars Up 45%, Car Rentals 88%

07-13-2021 - Inflation surges at fastest rate in 13 years hitting 5.4% in June with cost of

                        gas rocketing 45% and everyday items like bacon, milk and oranges up 8%

                        compared to last year

07-08-2021 - Biden begs OPEC to increase oil as he shuts down U.S. production — U.S. oil

                        imports from Russia hit 11 year high - Biden Puts OPEC & Russia First, US Oil

                        Industry Last

07-04-2021 - Stimulus update: Is a 4th stimulus check coming in 2021?

07-01-2021 - 40% of San Francisco residents plan to leave due to quality of life: Poll

06-21-2021 - US Census:  Why Did Labor Force Participation Rate Decline When the

                        Economy Was Good?  Aging Boomers Solve a Labor Market Puzzle

​06-14-2021 - Why aren't more American women and men in the labor force?

06-11-2021 - Al Gore Lobbies Joe Biden to Kill Another Pipeline; Spend Billions on Green

                         New Deal

​06-10-2021 - Thanks To Bidenflation Americans Are Now 5% Poorer

06-02-2021 - OPEC Meeting Hints More Pain At The Pump As Gas Inches To $6 Per Gallon

                         In Parts Of USA #Bidenflation

06-01-2021 - WATCH:  Why There are Now So Many Shortages (It's Not COVID)

06-01-2021 - "An Absolute Shocker": Core CPI To Hit 4% In Two Weeks?

06-01-2021 - US Manufacturing Surveys Scream Stagflation As "Expectations Have

                        Moderated"

06-01-2021 - World Stocks Hit Record As US Futures Jump, Oil Spikes Above $70

06-01-2021 - Fed's Liquidity Bomb Pushes Key Benchmark Rate Closer To Zero

05-31-2021 - The Worst-Kept Secret in America: High Inflation Is Back

05-31-2021 - Here Is The Most Important Number In The Biden Budget

05-31-2021 - Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Says Semi Shortage Could Last "A Couple Years"

05-28-2021 - 'Much Less Than Meets The Eye' - Biden Officially Unveils Budget With

                     Retroactive Capital Gains Tax Hike

05-20-2021 - Jen Pasaki Gets Destroyed Over Biden's Pipeline Hypocrisy

05-20-2021 - Biden Giving Russian Gas Pipeline A Pass After Killing American Keystone

                     XL Pipeline  <The hypocrisy is staggering!>

04-16-2021 - 4 things that might explain the labor shortage hitting the reopening

                        American economy

04-14-2021 - Pew: U.S. labor market inches back from the COVID-19 shock, but recovery

                     is far from complete




05-15-2020 - GDP could decline by 42% in the second quarter, according to the Atlanta

                     Fed

05-08-2020 - Record 103,415,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Sinks to 47-Year

                     Low




08-30-2019 - The Poorest 20% of Americans Are Richer on Average Than Most European

                      Nations

08-26-2019 - The Poorest 20% of Americans Are Richer on Average Than Most Nations of

                      Europe

04-24-2019 - THESE Are the Most Telling Failures of Socialism - Heritage Fdn




12-14-2018 - Nearly 156 People Leave Chicago Daily: Demographic Trends




09-07-2016 - Five Myths about Economic Inequality in America, Cato Institute




09-06-2013 - U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s