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Biden Economy Imploding

Flash! The Labor Dept's latest inflation report is a record jump in wholesale prices: Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.

Each month the economic news gets worse and worse for American families struggling under the weight of Joe Biden’s radical Leftist economic policies. And having a Socialist majority in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is only making matters worse.

Katie Pavlich reported in a must-read article for Townhall, the Consumer Price Index jumped in September by 5.4 percent compared to September 2020, the fastest rate in 13 years and higher than economists predicted.

"Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 5.4 percent before seasonal adjustment. The indexes for food and shelter rose in September and together contributed more than half of the monthly all items seasonally adjusted increase. The index for food rose 0.9 percent, with the index for food at home increasing 1.2 percent. The energy index increased 1.3 percent, with the gasoline index rising 1.2 percent," the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. "The all items index rose 5.4 percent for the 12 months ending September, compared to a 5.3-percent rise for the period ending August."

For months, noted Ms. Pavlich, the Biden White House has attempted to play down rising inflation, but nearly everything Americans buy and need is more expensive.

Here’s a quick list of just those items Katie Pavlich documented hitting double digit price increases:

Rental cars +43% over last Sept

Gas 42%

Used cars 24%

Bacon 19%

Hotels 18%

Beef 18%

Pork 13%

Eggs 13%

TVs 13%

Kids' shoes 12%

Furniture 11%

The political ramifications of inflation, particularly in gasoline and other energy sources, have gotten so bad for Biden and the Democrats that the Biden White House has been speaking with U.S. oil and gas producers in recent days about helping to bring down rising fuel costs, according to two sources familiar with the matter cited in a Reuters report.

The U.K.’s Daily Mail reported the cost of gas in the United States hit a seven-year high this week. AAA said the national average price for a gallon reached $3.27.

AP reported natural gas in the United States, for example, has climbed to its highest price since 2014 and is up roughly 90% over the last year. The wholesale price of heating oil, meanwhile, has more than doubled in the last 12 months.

Heating oil prices, meanwhile, are tied closely to the price of crude oil, which has climbed more than 60% this year. Homes affected by those increases are primarily in the Northeast, although the percentage of homes using heating oil has dropped to 18% from 27% over the past decade.

Nearly 22% of Americans had to reduce or forego expenses for basic necessities, such as medicine or food, to pay an energy bill in at least one of the last 12 months, according to a September survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

However, the reports do not indicate that the Biden Democrats have any idea that it is their policies that are causing the price spikes.

And as prices have risen, pay and employment prospects have not kept pace.

AP reported pay raises for most workers are so far failing to keep up with inflation, and Yahoo reporting U.S. employers unexpectedly hired at a slower pace in September than in August.

The U.S. economy added only 194,000 jobs in September, far below the pace necessary to rebuild the economy after the devastation of government-imposed lockdowns and COVID fearmongering sent millions to the unemployment line.

September marked the second-straight month in which the US economy added far fewer jobs than expected. Jobs growth slowed down dramatically in August.

There was also an unexpected drop in the labor force participation rate, which ticked down to 61.6% from August's 61.7% making Joe Biden’s claim that unemployment decreased a hollow boast, since fewer Americans were actually looking for and finding jobs.

The Job Creators Network Foundation recently released a poll showing inflation and consumer spending are weighing on the minds of entrepreneurs.

It surveyed 500 small business owners and found optimism about the economy declining. Only 32 percent of small business owners consider the current economy excellent or good with 68 percent rating it fair or poor.

Even the Biden apologists at CNN have found themselves forced to report on the economic disaster Biden’s policies have wrought. CNN’s September poll found 62% say that economic conditions in the US are poor, up from 45% in April and nearly as high as the pandemic-era peak of 65% reached in May 2020. The poll also found 69% of Americans say things in the country today are going badly, with 54% of Independent voters panning Biden’s performance.

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Charles Wilkins
Charles Wilkins
Oct 19, 2021

1000 % AGREE BIDEN SHOULD BE IMPEACHED FOR THAT AS WELL AS ALL HIS CORRUPTION AND LIES.If you as a president, don't know what to do, or have to be told what to do, what the fxxx are doing as a president?


Charles Wilkins
Charles Wilkins
Oct 17, 2021

National chant fxxx joe biden, Happy Thanksgiving maybe, if your part of the lucky ones who can find a Turkey doubt if the White House will be pardoning the turkey's this year, people who are dressing the turkey's shortages, trucker shortages ,time to bring in the illegal turkey's? Robert Kauffman, owner of Ho-Ka Turkey Farms, said "the problem isn't the turkeys. It's having people to dress them , take the feathers off and get them ready to cook." Farmers warn of dire turkey shortags, Some facilities operating at only 7% capacity ahead of Thanksgiving. The potential turkey shortage is actually thanks to another Democrat-caused problem: America's Labor Shortage. If you're excited to tear into some turkey with loved ones this…


What could they possibly expect when Biden's first action was to shut down the Keystone XL pipeline? And along the way he has shut down oil drilling on "federal" lands. Now he is begging the petroleum industry to do something about the problem. Well, duh, Mr. Biden. That's only one aspect of the problem, but the fact remains that energy fuels everything else in our society. Other prices are rising because it costs more to get the goods to market.

Another major problem is excessive government spending. They are pumping trillions of dollars into every conceivable nook and cranny with the result that far too many devalued dollars are chasing too few goods. Of course, due to a complex …

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Thank you for your 'spot-on' comments. Ol' PeteB, Mr. Dept. of Transportation (DOT), wasn't cut out for his job (are ANY of the appointments?). He is just a mayor from South Bend, Indiana. It may be my ignorance, but I don't believe he has DOT background. He probably DOES have some wishful thinking about "green energy" which won't solve the current problems. Spending is NEVER a problem for ivory-tower idealists.


Oct 15, 2021

Let's face it, the -rat party is like a bull in the economic china shop. And let's not forget, Mitch and company are Senate collaborators with the -rat party in passing the green new"infrastructure" bill. Let's see what that does to fuel prices as we put on yet another sweater in our freezing abode this winter.


This is the difference between a 'career politician' (and his 'handlers' such as Barack Obama & crew) and a businessman 'running a country'. Career politicians rarely worry about cost (it isn't THEIR $$$ being spent); businessmen (and businesswomen) see the bottom line and know you cannot continue to 'spend' indefinitely without consequences. Like him or not, Donald Trump has a much better 'handle' than Joe Biden and the progressive sycophants. The 'facts' do not lie. How one interprets them MAY be the problem.

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