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351: The Planned Destruction of Reliable Energy, Biden the Fall Guy?

June 24, 2022

The ITT crew talks about the current adminstration’s plan to destroy the reliable energy sector of this country.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode 351 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the current adminstration’s plan to destroy the reliable energy sector of this country. Also, they talk about the contradictions in everything Biden is doing as well as the likelihood that the Democratic establishment is gearing up to jettison Biden at the next opportunity. They talk about this and more in episode 351 of the In The Tank Podcast.

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT – DEMS CUTTING BIDEN LOOSE?

538 – Biden Approval Rating
https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/biden-approval-rating/

CNN - Ocasio-Cortez won't commit to backing Biden in 2024: 'We'll cross that bridge when we get to it'
https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/12/politics/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-biden-reelection-2024-cnntv/index.html

The Hill - Biden can’t escape questions on his age
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/3532095-biden-can%E2%80%8B%E2%80%8Bt-escape-questions-on-his-age/

 

THE PLANNED DESTRUCTION OF RELIABLE ENERGY

Climate Champions - ‘Race to Zero’ campaign updates criteria to raise the bar on net zero delivery
https://climatechampions.unfccc.int/criteria-consultation-3-0/

UN – Race to Zero Campaign
https://unfccc.int/climate-action/race-to-zero-campaign

 

BIDEN SUSPENDS FEDERAL GAS TAX

CNN - Biden will call for 3-month suspension of gas tax, though officials acknowledge it 'alone won't fix the problem'
https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/22/politics/gas-tax-suspension-biden/index.html

Illinois Policy Institute - The Illinois Fuel & Retail Association has agreed to post signage notifying drivers of the delayed gas tax hike, and an explanation of why gas in Illinois is so expensive.
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/illinois-gas-station-owners-fight-pritzker-mandate-with-gas-tax-signs/#:~:text=Pritzker's%20gasoline%20tax%20hikes,be%20two%20hikes%20in%202023.

Tax Foundation - How High are Gas Taxes in Your State?
https://taxfoundation.org/state-gas-tax-rates-2021/

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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