Saturday, April 23, 2022

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FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith says that Democratic policies are clearly to blame, in part, for the current levels of inflation the U.S. is experiencing.

The consumer price index surged 8.5 percent in March compared to a year ago, up from 7.9 percent in February, CNBC reported. The rate was the highest since December 1981.

By way of comparison, the month former President Donald Trump left office, January 2021, the inflation rate was 1.4 percent.

Asked by Fox News host Bret Baier Wednesday to give his overview of where the nation’s economy stands, Smith addressed inflation.

“We still have substantial growth, but as you mentioned substantial inflation. I think the best person that commented on the current situation before it got started was Larry Summers, the former Democratic treasury secretary who forewarned about these inflation pressures,” Smith said. Read more, see tweet. and videos here.

Tulsi Gabbard Sends Cease & Desist Letter to Mitt Romney for ‘Treasonous’ Smear 
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Former U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard put Mitt Romney on notice this week with a cease and desist letter sent to the Republican Senator from Utah — as well as one to former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann — for their disparaging claims that Gabbard was “treasonous” and a “Russian asset.”

The letter to Romney— sent by San Francisco attorney and RNC Committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon — came with a warning that if Romney wished to “avoid litigation, we demand your response to this letter on or before April 27, 2022” before outlining the impetus for the cease and desist letter:

On March 13, 2022, you tweeted the following: “Tulsi Gabbard is parroting false Russian propaganda. Her treasonous lies may well cost lives.”1 Your tweet had no surrounding context and was not part of a broader conversation. Your accusation that Representative Gabbard, a combat veteran and current military officer, has engaged in “treasonous” activity is completely false, a fact of which you were well aware when you made your claim. And as explained below, your accusation that…Read more here.

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