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346. Gas and Diesel Hit All Time Highs, Ministry of Truth, Formula Shortage

May 20, 2022

The ITT crew talks about the Disinformation Governance Board being “paused,” gas and diesel prices hitting all time highs …. again, and parents struggling to find baby formula.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo, and Linnea Lueken present episode 346 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the Disinformation Governance Board being “paused,” gas and diesel prices hitting all time highs …. again, and parents struggling to find baby formula.

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT

National Review - Biden Administration Considers Shutting Down Disinformation Board amid Blistering Criticism: Report
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/biden-administration-considers-shutting-down-disinformation-board-amid-blistering-criticism-report/

 

GAS AND DIESEL HIT ALL TIME HIGHS … AGAIN

USA Today - The average gas price is above $4 in every state. How long will they continue to rise?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2022/05/17/why-gas-prices-continue-rise-record/9798086002/

Fox Business - Price of diesel hits all-time high, straining the trucking industry
https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/price-of-diesel-hits-all-time-high-straining-the-trucking-industry

The Federalist - Diesel Prices Hit All-Time High, Meaning Soon So Will The Costs Of Everything You Buy
https://thefederalist.com/2022/05/09/diesel-prices-hit-all-time-high-meaning-soon-so-will-the-costs-of-everything-you-buy/

Washington Post - Yellen warns of global ‘stagflationary’ risk from gas, food prices
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2022/05/18/yellen-gas-prices-biden/

 

BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE

Heartland Daily News - How Government Created the Baby Formula Shortage
https://heartlanddailynews.com/2022/05/how-government-created-the-baby-formula-shortage/

The Federalist - The FDA Was Making It Difficult For Moms To Get Baby Formula Long Before The Supply Chain Imploded
https://thefederalist.com/2022/05/12/the-fda-was-making-it-difficult-for-moms-to-get-baby-formula-long-before-the-supply-chain-imploded/

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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's Socialism Research Center, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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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