Category: price-gouging

Biden Administration Expected to Reinstate Price Controls, Bringing Back 1970s Gas Lines, Experts Warn

Gas prices continue to rise, topping historic highs and there’s no imminent hope of relief in sight, according to sector analysts. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States has now more than doubled since President Joe Biden took office. Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration assert that a solution…


The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act: Cynical and Revealing

Commentary On May 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act by a vote of 217–207. Four Democrats and every Republican voted against the bill. The purpose of the bill is to empower the federal government (specifically, the Federal Trade Commission) to fine oil companies if they increase prices…


House Passes Fuel Price-Gouging Bill

The House of Representatives passed the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, by a vote of 217-207 on May 19, taking the country closer to greater government involvement in energy markets as gasoline prices soar to new heights. The bill, H.R. 7688, would let President Joe Biden declare an “energy emergency.” Such an emergency would…


House Passes Fuel Price-Gouging Measure

The House of Representatives passed the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act by a vote of 217–207 on May 19, moving the country closer to greater government involvement in energy markets as gasoline prices soar to new heights. The legislation, H.R. 7688, would allow President Joe Biden to declare an “energy emergency.” Such an emergency…


More RAT Stock to Come in February When Omicron Cases Already Peaked

Pharmacists are reporting that while more rapid antigen tests (RATs) will be coming next week, the “real jump” in supply is not expected until February after COVID-19 hospitalisations are estimated to have already reached their highest level. Australia’s biggest pharmacy distributor, Sigma Healthcare Sigma told The Epoch Times on Jan. 17 it was currently transporting rapid…