Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Oil execs rip Biden admin’s ‘completely inaccurate,’ ‘flat-out lie’ about US energy production 
Kristen Altus / FOXBusiness

After the White House claimed that U.S. oil producers have “plenty of opportunities” to drill domestically, some executives are slamming the administration’s “completely inaccurate,” “flat-out lie.”

“We’ve basically tracked about 125 specific actions that this administration and the Democratic Congress have done to slow down or stop oil production in America,” American Energy Alliance President Tom Pyle said on “Varney & Co.” Tuesday. “He has an ‘America last’ energy policy.”

When asked by Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy why President Biden “would rather let U.S. companies drill for oil in Venezuela than here in the U.S.” Monday, NSC Strategic Communication Coordinator John Kirby defended easing oil sanctions against Venezuela, saying that there are plenty of untapped opportunities for companies to drill in the United States.

On Saturday, the Treasury Department announced its decision to allow California-based Chevron to resume “limited” energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions that…Read more and see videos here.

The Supreme Court Redistricting Case That Some Warn Could Lead to Single-Party Rule
Matt Vespa / Townhall Tipsheet

These aren’t the most interesting cases, but they’re essential, nonetheless. The latest case heading to the Supreme Court isn’t grounded in abortion rights, which was the main attraction for the high court this past summer after a draft of the Dobbs opinion was leaked to the press. It set off a flurry of protests, demonstrations outside the homes of the justices, and even assassination attempts. Dobbs overturned Roe v. Wade, which led to a litany of hyperbolic segments from the liberal media and left-wing activists about how this decision will kill scores of women. The post-apocalyptic anecdotes about young women and girls bleeding out in the streets from illegal abortions flooded the airwaves. It’s been over 100 days since Dobbs—there aren’t piles of dead ladies.

This upcoming issue before the court deals with redistricting and whether local courts can interfere. In July, The Week had an excellent summary of the Moore v. Harper case, whose writ of certiorari petition was granted last June for the upcoming October 2022-23 term. Oral arguments are set for…Read more here.