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Just 27% of small business owners agreed the economy was in “good” or “excellent” condition. The figure represented the lowest rating of the current economic situation among small business owners since the group began the poll a year ago.
“I wouldn’t be surprised to see diesel being rationed on the East Coast this summer,” John Catsimatidis, the CEO of United Refining Co., told Bloomberg on Wednesday. “Right now inventories are low and we may see a shortage in coming months.”
“Canceling oil and gas leases is part of Biden’s ongoing punishing of the industry including threatening banks for lending and investment,” said Daniel Turner, executive director of Power the Future. “We are all living the consequence: outrageously high prices and growing shortages.”
Gasoline prices set a record Tuesday as President Joe Biden blamed inflation on COVID-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The national average of a regular gallon of gasoline was $4.374, up five cents from Monday, and $5.55 for diesel.
Democrats’ reckless spending has left the Fed with no other choice. Even Janet Yellen admitted this week that Biden’s spending caused inflation. The rate hike is the bill coming due for the excessive government spending that Democrats promised would be a free lunch.
Hassan filed a bill with Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly in February that calls for a temporary pause on the 18.4 cent per-gallon federal gas tax to give consumers relief at the pumps. Democratic leaders have largely dismissed the idea.
The data is the latest troubling economic indicator alongside the highest inflation in four decades as a third of small businesses consider shutting their doors.
WalletHub has ranked Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island as the three best states for supporting working mothers in its 2022’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms. Vermont ranked seventh in the report, which indicates that 68% of women with children under the age of 18 are in the work force since 2021.
Americans are changing their shopping habits because of rising prices. According to the report, American consumers significantly cut back on their discretionary spending and focused on essentials as inflation shows no signs of slowing down.
States that spend and tax less tend to have a better economic outlook than states with more spending and higher taxes, according to the newest Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index.
The United States is suffering through its highest level of inflation in 40 years and the White House and its media allies can’t stop peddling false narratives to help the president dodge blame.