FOX News reports: Biden blames Putin, COVID for record-high inflation in US. “President Biden on Monday said Russian President Vladimir Putin and the COVID-19 pandemic are to blame for record-high inflation in the United States and maintained that rising prices have “nothing to do” with his administration’s policies.”
Biden’s War on Oil Hits Consumers “Continental Resources founder Harold Hamm, unofficial prime minister of America’s energy-rich Cowboyistan region, explains in a Wall Street Journal op-ed the Biden administration’s hostility to U.S. energy production” (James Freeman)
Aid applications down again as more Minnesota seniors may skip college According to The American Experiment: “So far, just one in three Minnesota seniors–34 percent–have completed a financial aid form, an indicator used by higher education officials to project college admissions. That’s a whopping 20 percent below the state’s goal.”
Manchin says no on confirming Raskin for Fed position, likely derailing Biden, fellow Dems’ effort “Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday that he will not support the nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to become the Federal Reserve’s top banking regulator, placing a major obstacle in her path to Senate confirmation.“- from Just the News
Amazon relocating 1,800 employees out of downtown Seattle due to spiking crime Amazon is temporarily relocating workers out of a downtown Seattle office due to ongoing violent crimes.
Gallup Poll: One in five Gen Z identify as LGBT, while overall LGBT identification doubled since 2012 “Twice as many U.S. adults are identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender or something that is not cisgender or heterosexual compared to a decade ago, and more than one in five people in Gen Z say they are LGBT, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.”
Zelenskyy predicts victory in Ukraine, offers Russian soldiers ‘a chance to survive’ “‘Russian conscripts! Listen to me very carefully,‘ Zelenskyy warned. ‘Russian officers! You’ve already understood everything. You will not take anything from Ukraine. You will take lives. There are a lot of you. But your life will also be taken. But why should you die? What for? I know that you want to survive.’“