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What We’re Reading: Wages Fall, Job Market Cools, CNN Craters … And More

Inflation Update

Biden Blames Putin – Again – For Skyrocketing Gas Prices, Inflation — Daily Mail

‘Putin Price Hike’ Shtick Is Bombing; We Have The Numbers To Prove It — Twitchy

White House Says U.S. in a ‘Good Position’ to Tackle Inflation — PJ Media

Poll: Majority of Americans Believe Biden Admin Is Intentionally Letting Gas Prices Skyrocket — Legal Insurrection

Real Wages Decline 3% on Annual Basis as Inflation Rises 8.6% in May — CNBC

With Some Ambulances Getting 4 MPG, EMS Fuel Costs Are ‘Through The Roof’ — Kaiser Health News

More Good News

Popcorn, pilot and lifeguard shortages weigh on summer fun — Straight Arrow News

Larry Summers, ex-Treasury chief, predicts economic recession, possibility of higher gas prices — Washington Times

The US job market rapidly cooling off: Goldman — Yahoo Finance

The economic shock hitting the housing market is getting bigger—6% mortgage rates look close — Yahoo Finance

Insurrection Update

‘Sounds Insurrection-y’: Fanatics Plan To Shut Down Supreme Court — BizPacReview

Christian Pregnancy Crisis Center Set On Fire In Portland — Guardian

Pro-abortion protesters plan to “shut down” Supreme court ahead of ruling — Hot Air

Dems’ New Abortion End-Around — Red State

Democrats Put Out a Contract on Justice Barrett [Updated] — Powerline

Red-Pilled Bill Maher Agrees With Kellyanne Conway, Slams New York Times for Burying Kavanaugh Assassination Attempt — PJ Media

Media Demise

The Death Rattle of Daily Newspapers, the Industry That Shaped My Entire Life  — Andrew Malcolm, Red State

CNN Ratings Collapse Hits New Low — Daily Wire

WaPo’s Eric Wemple Has Had Enough Of Whiny Colleague Taylor Lorenz — Mediaite

Misc

New Report: Biden Abandoned As Many As 9,000 Americans In Afghanistan — American Military News

Senators strike bipartisan gun safety agreement  — Politico

AOC tried to pin America’s rising violence on conservatives by sharing a list of cities that have been run by Democrats for decades 🤣 — Not the Bee

Home Depot Wins Ruling Rejecting Right To Wear BLM At Work — Press California

Judge Hands Biden Admin Defeat on Immigration Enforcement Policy — Yahoo News

Another Court Smacks Down Biden On Lax Immigration Policies — Fox News

Humor

Matthew McConaughey shows clips of him being irresponsible with guns before demanding people be responsible with guns — Genesius Times

Biden Administration To Provide Grief Counselors At All Gas Pumps — Babylon Bee

Evidence Of Trump-Led Killer Bear Army At Capitol May Have Been Doctored — Glorious American

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