Day: June 10, 2022

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Joe Biden, in whisper mode, rips ExxonMobil for rising gasoline prices, tells the company to ‘start investing, start paying your taxes’

President Joe Biden, in his weird whisper mode, ripped ExxonMobil today during his remarks on inflation, saying the company makes “more money not producing more oil” because “the price goes up”: BIDEN: “Exxon made more money than God this year.” pic.twitter.com/u1bHPjpFgk — Townhall.com (@townhallcom) June 10, 2022 Transcript: “We’re going to make sure that everybody […]

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The 6 Political Neighborhoods Of Los Angeles

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES Politics in Los Angeles are as complicated and knotty as its highway system. L.A. has so much inequality over so much space that its residents often want wildly different things from their politicians — even if nearly all of those politicians are Democrats.  The city’s open-seat mayoral […]

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U.S. Business Should Battle for the Soul of the GOP

From a Financial Times editorial: “It feels futile by now to appeal to Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill. So many, through fear or craven self-interest, have thrown in their lot with a man who has a stranglehold on their party.” “Yet the revelations of the January 6 committee should spur natural Republican sympathizers more broadly, […]

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At Least 20 Million People Watched The 1/6 Committee Hearing Just 3 Million Watched Fox News

Early ratings data reveals that at least 20 million people watched the 1/6 Committee hearing. Just 3 million Americans watched Fox News. The New York Times reported on the early ratings data: An audience of at least 20 million people watched the first prime-time hearing of the House Select Committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 […]

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Clarita Carlos’ old FB post gains traction after security appointment

Retired professor Clarita Carlos meeting president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in his headquarters in Mandaluyong in this photo posted by lawyer Vic Rodriguez on Facebook on June 8, 2022. (Facebook/attyvicrodriguez) “I am absolutely not looking for a job.” A past Facebook post of retired professor Clarita Carlos gained traction after president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. appointed her […]

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Phoenix Petroleum backs franchising | The Manila Times

Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines, known as the country’s fastest-growing and leading independent oil company, is helping aspiring entrepreneurs bring out their best ideas into successful business ventures, providing various franchising opportunities that range from gas stations, lubricants and convenience retailing stores. At the helm of the Philippines’ franchising […]

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AEV sets up fund to promote innovation

Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) has approved a P39-million exploration and experimentation fund to support its employees in jumpstarting their own innovative ideas. AEV President and CEO Sabin M. Aboitiz said every Aboitiz employee is allotted a seed fund that they can use to work on projects individually or in collaboration with others by pooling […]

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Occupancy Rate Down 12.1% Compared to Same Week in 2019

by Calculated Risk on 6/09/2022 04:17:00 PM Note: This was lowered by the timing of the holiday. Reflecting an expected post-Memorial Day holiday slowdown, U.S. hotel performance fell from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through June 4. May 29 through June 4, 2022 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019*): • Occupancy: […]

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As U.S. LNG Expands in Europe, a Hidden Threat Grows

In March, President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a joint task force with the goal of getting Europe off Russian gas and onto more of America’s fracked gas. Most Russian gas reaches Europe via pipeline, so getting U.S. gas to Europe will involve liquifying it and then shipping it across […]

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Harrowing plight of Britain’s prepayment energy users left sitting in the dark

As Britain’s household energy bills continue to soar, mother-of-three Leah Shields faces an excruciating choice. She has to decide whether she can afford to go outside. “I’m disabled and I use a power chair when I go out of the house,” said the 38-year-old former hairdresser, who no longer works due to multiple health conditions, […]

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