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350. Breaking Down the Biden Energy Narrative In The Tank

    • Government

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, and Linnea Lueken are joined by Isaac Orr from the Center of the American Experiment and Jason Hayes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for episode 350 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about all the excuses that are being spun to shield the Biden Administration and his energy policies from the rising prices for gas and energy. The ITT crew sets out to separate the facts from the fiction.

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT

WSJ - Climate-Change Censorship: Phase Two

https://www.wsj.com/articles/climate-censorship-phase-two-gina-mccarthy-social-media-biden-white-house-11655156191?st=0inyrmh1n3e5bb2&reflink=desktopwebshare_twitter

 

GAS PRICE RISE NARRATIVE

Fox Business - Record high gas prices: West Virginia, Montana, Colorado see biggest weekly jumps

https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/record-high-gas-prices-west-virginia-montana-colorado-see-biggest-weekly-jumps

Washington Post - Fossil fuel leasing program undercuts Biden's climate goals, report says

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/15/fossil-fuel-leasing-program-undercuts-biden-climate-goals-report-says/

AP News - Biden tells oil refiners: Produce more gas, fewer profits

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-biden-covid-health-f73c882b0664a5d5dd62635a9a65364c

ExxonMobil – Response to Biden

https://corporate.exxonmobil.com/News/Newsroom/News-releases/2022/0615_ExxonMobil-statement-regarding-President-Biden-Letter-to-Oil-Industry

IER - Another U.S. Refinery Slated to Close

https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/fossil-fuels/gas-and-oil/another-u-s-refinery-slated-to-close/

 

ENERGY SHORTAGES

WSJ - Why Electricity Blackouts Are Coming to Michigan

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-electricity-blackouts-are-coming-to-michigan-nuclear-power-plant-green-energy-renewable-climate-11653685521?mod=article_inline

Washington Post – A summer of blackouts

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/06/02/blackout-states-summer-heat/

WSJ - ‘That Could Never Happen in America,’ I Once Thought

https://www.wsj.com/articles/blackout-rolling-electricity-power-venezuela-america-11654185555 

Reuters - U.S. Midwest may have summer power shortages for years

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-midwest-may-have-summer-power-shortages-years-2022-06-10/#:~:text=On%20Friday%2C%20MISO%20released%20a,responses%20over%20the%20next%20year.&text=One%20gigawatt%20can%20power%20about,on%20a%20hot%20summer%20day

[Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link.]

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, and Linnea Lueken are joined by Isaac Orr from the Center of the American Experiment and Jason Hayes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for episode 350 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about all the excuses that are being spun to shield the Biden Administration and his energy policies from the rising prices for gas and energy. The ITT crew sets out to separate the facts from the fiction.

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT

WSJ - Climate-Change Censorship: Phase Two

https://www.wsj.com/articles/climate-censorship-phase-two-gina-mccarthy-social-media-biden-white-house-11655156191?st=0inyrmh1n3e5bb2&reflink=desktopwebshare_twitter

 

GAS PRICE RISE NARRATIVE

Fox Business - Record high gas prices: West Virginia, Montana, Colorado see biggest weekly jumps

https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/record-high-gas-prices-west-virginia-montana-colorado-see-biggest-weekly-jumps

Washington Post - Fossil fuel leasing program undercuts Biden's climate goals, report says

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/15/fossil-fuel-leasing-program-undercuts-biden-climate-goals-report-says/

AP News - Biden tells oil refiners: Produce more gas, fewer profits

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-biden-covid-health-f73c882b0664a5d5dd62635a9a65364c

ExxonMobil – Response to Biden

https://corporate.exxonmobil.com/News/Newsroom/News-releases/2022/0615_ExxonMobil-statement-regarding-President-Biden-Letter-to-Oil-Industry

IER - Another U.S. Refinery Slated to Close

https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/fossil-fuels/gas-and-oil/another-u-s-refinery-slated-to-close/

 

ENERGY SHORTAGES

WSJ - Why Electricity Blackouts Are Coming to Michigan

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-electricity-blackouts-are-coming-to-michigan-nuclear-power-plant-green-energy-renewable-climate-11653685521?mod=article_inline

Washington Post – A summer of blackouts

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/06/02/blackout-states-summer-heat/

WSJ - ‘That Could Never Happen in America,’ I Once Thought

https://www.wsj.com/articles/blackout-rolling-electricity-power-venezuela-america-11654185555 

Reuters - U.S. Midwest may have summer power shortages for years

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-midwest-may-have-summer-power-shortages-years-2022-06-10/#:~:text=On%20Friday%2C%20MISO%20released%20a,responses%20over%20the%20next%20year.&text=One%20gigawatt%20can%20power%20about,on%20a%20hot%20summer%20day

[Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link.]

2 hr 2 min