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Opinion: When Gasoline Prices Rise, Politicians Get Predictable – Inside Sources

What is it about oil price spikes that befuddle politicians? This is especially true of Democrats, but Republicans, too, have had moments of confusion about oil. In fact, Republican president Richard Nixon was, when it came to energy, very confused. Most notably, he didn’t realize that his own policies were responsible for many of the bad

John Stossel

Opinion: Inflation – John Stossel

Inflation is the worst in 40 years. The price of cars is up 37%. Gas is up 49%. During the last few years, as politicians spent ever more money, experts told us not to worry. Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, said inflation would be “transitory.” Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, “I don’t anticipate

National

Texas prices for lodging, necessities skyrocket amid storm

Hotel rooms for $1,000 a night. Gasoline prices spiking. Even bottled water prices doubling or tripling overnight. Officials in Texas say the winter storm that knocked out power and water to millions of residents is providing an opportunity for some unscrupulous merchants to take advantage of the situation by charging exorbitant prices for essential supplies.

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