Wednesday, FNC host Tucker Carlson opened his broadcast with a scathing critique of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act. According to Carlson, the moniker “inflation reduction” was misinformation, which has been something the Biden administration has proclaimed to be a priority in combatting. Transcript as follows: CARLSON: People say the federal government seems big, maybe bigger than ever. Well, it actually is the largest employer in the world — the Federal government. Nothing else comes close — not Google, not Amazon, not the Communist Party of China — nothing. How many people work for the United States government? Let’s put it this way. There are more than a hundred countries around the world whose total populations (that is, every man, woman and child) are smaller than our Federal workforce — entire countries, many of them. The US government, in other words, is astoundingly large, world historically big, scale without precedent, truly gargantuan. So, what do all … [Read more...] about FNC’s Carlson: ‘Inflation Reduction Act May Be a Classic Example of Misinformation’
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close Video Rowe slams leftist push to eradicate fossil fuels: 'Will hurt on every imaginable level' FOX Business host Mike Rowe joined 'The Brian Kilmeade Show' to discuss challenges associated with the push for renewable energy sources. NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! We heard a lot from Democrats, President Joe Biden, the media, and environmentalists about how great the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will be for climate change. Curiously, it was crickets over the new law’s central claim — that it will reduce inflation. It won’t. But one thing this massive tax-and-spend behemoth will do — aside from unleashing 87,000 new IRS agents on middle-class taxpayers and small business owners — is extend direct subsidies for electric vehicles (EVs). CALIFORNIANS ARE BEING ASKED TO CONSERVE ELECTRICITY AHEAD OF HEAT WAVE Direct federal subsidies for EVs under a law passed in 2010 amounted to $7,500 per vehicle. But … [Read more...] about Electric vehicle subsidies take cash from ordinary Americans to benefit the rich
The UK has seen soaring temperatures this summer and after more hot weather earlier this month droughts were declared in eight areas in England . Much of the UK has seen the driest July since 1935 and many reservoirs have been badly affected. The hot weather is now coming to an end as the Met Office have issued yellow weather warnings for thunderstorms and heavy rain across the UK this week. But despite the end to the dry weather, this isn't expected to be enough to replenish the country's low water supplies. Hosepipe bans have already come into effect in some areas of the country, and more will be imposed in the coming days and weeks. Here's everything you need to know about where the hosepipe bans will be, what the rules are, and how long they'll be in place for. Which parts of the UK have hosepipe bans? Several million people in the UK are currently being restricted in their water use Four areas of the UK are currently under hosepipe bans, but in the … [Read more...] about UK hosepipe bans mapped: Where are they, what are the rules and how long will they last?
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! The federal investigation into once powerful and now disbarred attorney Alex Murdaugh’s alleged financial schemes is ramping up with a new fraud charge for South Carolina bank scion Russell Laffitte. According to a new superseding indictment made public Wednesday, a federal grand jury charged Laffitte, the former CEO of Palmetto State Bank, with an additional count of fraud for allegedly extending a $500,000 line of credit in 2015 to a "bank customer." Though federal prosecutors haven't named the bank customer, victims’ lawyers identified him as Murdaugh. Laffitte’s relatives reportedly founded the bank in Hampton, S.C., nearly a century ago around the same time Murdaugh’s great-grandfather founded a prominent personal injury law firm in the same small town … [Read more...] about Alex Murdaugh federal probe ramps up with new fraud charge for South Carolina bank scion Russell Laffitte