Economy

JOE BIDEN’S AMERICA: Poll Shows Inflation Causing 3 in 10 Americans to Skip Meals

posted by Hannity Staff - 10.22.21

The economy continues to stall under President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress, with a new national poll showing three in 10 Americans now skipping at least one meal due to rising inflation and food shortages.

“Double-digit surges in prices of basics have forced 29.3% to miss meals, especially among the poor and young, according to a new poll,” reports the Washington Examiner.

 

“Voters in the South (35% yes/61% no) were much more likely to have skipped (or family members skipped) meals due to higher food prices than voters in the East (25% yes/70% no) and West (26% yes/69% no). Younger voters under the age of 50 (37% yes/57% no) were much more likely than older voters aged 50+ (22% yes/74% no) to have a skipped a meal because of food price inflation. Likely voters aged 18-24 (42% yes/49% no) were also more likely to experience missing meals because of higher food prices, due to inflation, compared to only 11% of likely voters aged 65+,” writes polling outfit Zogby.

“Not surprising, it was expected that lower income respondents (<$25K annual household income-43% yes/52% no) would have experienced food insecurity. Ironically, nearly a quarter of survey respondents in the upper income bracket ($100k+-23% yes/72% no) experienced skipping a meal due to higher food prices,” adds the survey.

Read the full poll at Zogby.

CARTER 2.0: Southeast Gas Stations Ration Fuel, Cars Line-Up, Drivers Wait for Hours

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.12.21

Americans in the southeastern section of the country had flashbacks of the 1979 Oil Crisis this week when gas stations began rationing fuel in the aftermath of a major cyberattack against a pivotal pipeline.

“The closure of the 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline, which carries more than 100 million gallons of fuel from Texas to New Jersey each day, has stretched into its fifth day,” reports the New York Post.

“It sparked wild scenes of panic buying across Georgia, Florida, Virginia and South Carolina — with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp even declaring states of emergency in their areas. Kemp also issued an executive order suspending Georgia’s gas tax through Saturday to help offset the costs of higher fuel prices,” adds the newspaper.

“I DON’T HAVE ANY GAS AND THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA DOESN’T HAVE GAS!! WHAT IN THE 2021 IS GOING ON !!” one panicked driver tweeted.

“I’ve seen all these cars waiting and I was like, ‘OMG. I have to fill my tank up!’” said another.

Read the full report at the New York Post.

CARTER 2: Biden Refuses to Comment on Whether Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Millions in Ransom

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.13.21

President Joe Biden refused to comment Thursday on whether Colonial Pipeline paid an eastern European hacker group upwards of $5 million in ransom money to re-open the pivotal piece of infrastructure here in the United States.

“Were you briefed on the fact that the company did pay the ransom?” asked one reporter.

“I have no comment on that,” said Biden quietly into the camera.

 

A series of critical problems plagued the Biden campaign in recent days, reminding many Americans of the hardships during the late 1970s under President Jimmy Carter.

Significant issues include the threat of inflation, lower-than-expected job growth, tensions in the Middle East, and gas shortages following a cyberattack against a pivotal energy pipeline in the southeast.

Despite the pipeline re-opening late Wednesday night, thousands of stations throughout the southern United States remain without gasoline.

“His team no doubt was prepared to unleash Biden to perform a little victory dance at the White House celebrating the stupendous number. But the show had to be hastily revamped when the actual tally came in nearly three-quarters-of-a-million jobs lower than expected; just 266,000 jobs created and unemployment unexpectedly rising to 6.1%,” reports Fox News.

“Today, there is more evidence our economy is moving in the right direction,” Biden said. “This is progress. This is a testament to our new strategy,” he said. “We’ve got work to do, to state the obvious, we have work to do.”

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection revealed Tuesday that migrant encounters jumped yet again this past April: over 178,000 in all, nearly a tenfold increase from 2020 and still above levels seen in the 2019 surge at the Mexico border,” adds Fox.

Read the full report here.

 

Watch Biden’s comments above.

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