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345. Threats on SCOTUS, Inflation and Energy Costs Continue to Rise, Get Awake to ESG

May 13, 2022

The In the Tank crew talks about the Biden administration dangerously encouraging illegal protests at the homes of conservative Supreme Court justices, how inflation and energy prices just keep going up, and the latest on ESG scores.

The Heartland Institute's latest Thursday episode of the flagship In the Tank Podcast covers the Biden administration dangerously encouraging illegal protests at the homes of conservative Supreme Court justices, how inflation and energy prices just keep going up, and the latest on the ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) scores.

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THREATS ON SCOTUS AND OTHER PROTESTS

Fox News: Wisconsin anti-abortion group targeted in Molotov cocktail arson attack
https://www.foxnews.com/us/wisconsin-anti-abortion-group-molotov-cocktail-arson-attack

Jen Psaki still refused to condemn protests outside the HOMES of conservative SCOTUS judges, despite it being a federal crime “that is the president’s position.”
VIDEO CLIP: https://twitter.com/townhallcom/status/1524102600349691905

It’s OK to incite violence on Twitter — as long as it’s against the right
https://nypost.com/2022/05/10/its-ok-to-incite-violence-on-twitter-as-long-as-its-against-the-right/

Senate passes bill to expand protection for Supreme Court justices to their families
https://hotair.com/karen-townsend/2022/05/10/senate-passes-bill-to-expand-protection-for-supreme-court-justices-to-their-families-n468209

Reddit: Group called ‘Jane’s Revenge’ threatens more violence
https://www.reddit.com/r/Anarchism/comments/umdjqw/communique_of_janes_revenge_group_claiming/

VIDEO CLIP: “Ruth Sent Us” invading a Catholic Church during Mass
https://twitter.com/Romangod7/status/1523368533119234048?

 

INFLATION AND ENERGY COSTS STILL RISING

Inflation barreled ahead at 8.3% in April from a year ago, remaining near 40-year highs
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/11/cpi-april-2022.html

Heartland/Rasmussen Poll: Vast Majority of Voters Worried About Rising Energy Prices, Favor Increasing Drilling in the US
https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/heartlandrasmussen-poll-vast-majority-of-voters-worried-about-rising-energy-prices-favor-increasing-drilling-in-the-us

With Gas Prices Rising, Texas Oil and Gas Well Production Surges
https://heartlanddailynews.com/2022/05/with-rising-gasoline-prices-texas-oil-and-gas-well-production-surges/

 

ESG - ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL, AND GOVERNANCE

McPherrin: ESG Ratings are Counterproductive, Hypocritical, and Anti-American
https://the1818.com/2022/05/mcpherrin-esg-ratings-are-counterproductive-hypocritical-and-anti-american/

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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely
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Chris Talgo is senior editor at The Heartland Institute and a research fellow for Heartland’s Socialism Research Center.
ctalgo@heartland.org
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Linnea Lueken is a Research Fellow with the Arthur B. Robinson Center on Climate and Environmental Policy.
llueken@heartland.org
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Jack works as the research editor for the Editorial Department of The Heartland Institute, where he also contributes to the mission of the Socialism Research Center as a research fellow.
JMcPherrin@heartland.org @StopSocialists