Category Archives: The economy

“Granholm: President could use Defense Production Act to handle gas supply crisis”

“Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm indicated that President Joe Biden has considered using the Defense Production Act to help mitigate the record-high gas prices, but stressed that it is just “one” of the tools at the president’s disposal.  “President Biden, like all … Continue reading

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Kamil Galeev on Russia’s Transportation Sector – TTG

What’s happening with the Russian economy? Logistics market is a good indicator. Consider the freight rates. Since late February they fell by 30-40%. For example, according to the freight exchange ATI.SU, rates on the Moscow-St Petersburg direction fall by 34,3%. … Continue reading

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The Biden kids (admin.) think daddys’ money is free.

Little children typically think that mommy and daddy have infinite material resources and it is only selfishness that keeps them from raising children’s allowances. The people Joe Joe hired into his administration are like that. Most of them have never … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, The economy | 26 Comments

“Biden’s inept Cabinet shares blame for Biden’s many failures”

“Folks, it’s not all Joe Biden’s fault that our nation is in trouble.  His utterly inept cabinet is also to blame.  Let’s start with Janet Yellen.  TREASURY SEC. JANET YELLEN BLASTED ON TWITTER AFTER ADMITTING ‘I WAS WRONG’ ON INFLATION: ‘RESIGN’ … Continue reading

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Posted in Blood on the Border, Current Affairs, government, The economy | 22 Comments

“Biden’s Israel, Saudi Arabia Trips Postponed Until July”

“President Joe Biden’s trips to Saudi Arabia and Israel that had been planned for later this month have been postponed until at least July, but dates have not yet been confirmed, according to administration officials. “We are working on a trip to … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, History, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, The economy | 25 Comments

Chips, chips, no chips – TTG

After months of debate, Congress is still slow-walking a bill that would spend over $50 billion on semiconductor manufacturing. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has been frustrated by the slow pace for months and upped the stakes in a new interview … Continue reading

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Posted in government, The economy, TTG | 22 Comments

SpaceX’s Starlink is changing how the world communicates – The Hill

“Most communications satellites are in a geostationary orbit, high enough that they are in the same part of the sky 24/7. Ground stations just have to point their dishes at the satellite to patch into a system that delivers services … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space, The economy | 4 Comments

The inflation rate will kill the Democrats in November

“The annual inflation rate for the United States is 7.5% for the 12 months ended January 2022 — the highest since February 1982 and after rising 7.0% previously, according to U.S. Labor Department data published February 10. The next inflation … Continue reading

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“A year on from the Brexit trade deal, the doom-mongers got it so wrong” Telegraph

“The ports would be plunged into chaos. Stranded lorries would turn Kent into a giant car park. The supermarkets would run out of food, the factories would run out of parts, and our export industries would be blown apart.  Only … Continue reading

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“The Biden Administration’s Energy Policy: Taking Us Back to a Bygone Carter Era” Real Clear Energy

“Gas prices are surging across the nation with California recently setting new records of consecutive days at nearly $4.70 per gallon. Unfortunately, Americans hoping for some relief at the pump will have to wait a little longer as analysts are … Continue reading

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Posted in Politics, The economy | 9 Comments