Two years into the COVID-19 Pandemic, “Fully 7 in 10 Americans (70%) agree that ‘it’s time we accept Covid is here to stay and we just need to get on with our lives’ – including 65% of those who say they've not been infected,” says a new Monmouth University Poll that concludes, "They’ve grown tired of all the CoronaVirus talk and are equally tired of all the CoronaVirus clampdowns.”
"Texas is working around the clock to respond robustly to the substantial winter storm that's expected to impact our state over the coming days. Every state agency is in close communication and coordination to provide resources and valuable information to keep Texans safe," said Gov. Abbott earlier today as he was joined by representatives from more than 12 State Agencies to provide a Statewide Response Briefing.
"Thanks to employers large and small, the future of Texas shines bright with the best workforce in America," said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today while announcing that the state of Texas had hit another all-time record for job creation by reaching 13,059,600 total jobs, surpassing all previous employment highs.
While President Biden's daily "Job Approval" rating is down to just 38%, voter's "Economic Confidence" in Rasmussen's latest poll is down nearly 2% from December's already low numbers. And, most voters even say they believe the U.S. Senate’s filibuster is such an “important distinction” between the U.S. House and Senate that it is worth preserving.
As Consumer Prices increased by the the largest annual rate since June 1982, experts now say they fear a wage-price spiral could raise costs even more in the future – heaping further pressure on President Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats to address what has become the biggest threat to the U.S. economy in decades. Home Food Prices have risen 6.5% over the last 12 months.
President Joe Biden's support has eroded more among Hispanic Voters than any other racial group. While Biden won 63% of Hispanic voters in 2020, a recent Wall Street Journal Poll shows that Hispanic voters would split their vote in a 2024 rematch if the vote were taken today – 44% for Biden and 43% for Trump. And believe it or not, it gets worse from there.
Fortunately, the State of Texas has a program known as the Weatherization Assistance Program to help Texans properly equip our homes for the winter months. To do this, the program provides assistance with installing weatherization-related materials and making other minor home repairs, as well as providing helpful home safety tips.
With consumer prices and annual inflation rates reaching near 40-year highs of 6.8% in November, AmericaNs are bracing for the highest level of inflation in nearly a decade during 2022 as nationwide fears for inflation accelerated at a new record high rate in November. And, the Labor Department announced that the recent Food & Energy price increases were the fastest 12-month gains seen in over 13 years.
"This additional funding will strengthen our response to the Border Crisis and ensure that our Law Enforcement & Local Partners have the resources they need to keep our communities safe in the federal government's absence," said Gov, Greg Abbott, announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will award an additional $38.4 million for the Texas Border Sheriff Coalition and law enforcement, jail operations, and court administration to support Operation Lone Star (OLS).
People are dying, and President Biden not only has no plan to stop it, he doesn’t even seem to care. Two Hispanic Texas women – a 59 year old mother and her 21 year old daughter who were sitting in their car at a Stop Sign last Saturday morning, going about their daily lives – were killed at 11:30am by an Illegal Immigrant Smuggler, T-Boned while Joe Biden’s Immigration & Border Policies are failing. Their families, former Law Enforcement Officials.
Biden's decline has occurred mainly in the states he won in 2020. A 60% majority of Americans say they feel “worn out” by how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives, and 45% feel “angry” about it. And perhaps most important politically, support for Face Mask & Workplace Vaccine Mandates has declined since the fall when the Delta Variant started to dominate.
Heading into the 2022 Mid-Term Election Year, voters are lacking confidence in President Biden's leadership abilities, are concerned about Inflation, the economy and the Democrat Party's "agenda," and are pessimistically running short of patience on all of the above according to new Wall Street Journal Poll. A whopping 63% of voters say the country has "gone off-track" just nine months into Biden's presidency.
Industry experts warn of the dispute’s broad potential impact on Internet Protocol (IP) Standards, American innovation, business collaboration – even simpler areas of basic technological advancement. Its the latest in a multi-year lawsuit between title company Amrock (formerly Title Source) and real estate analytics company HouseCanary regarding trade secret mis-appropriation.
"We're focused on pushing to give them a $56 million investment in pay and wages, and really this comes down to – during a pandemic – that our associates should be taken care of health care wise," said Laura Gump, president of Kroger's Houston division in a recent interview with Houston's ABC-13. "We are going to continue fighting for them, because at the end of the day, they're the ones doing the tough work in our stores," said Gump.
In the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to bring attention to certain efforts in Texas and the Coastal Bend that benefit many families during the holiday season. Toys-for-Tots is a nationwide campaign with strong Texas roots and participation in the Corpus Christi & Port Aransas areas. The initiative began in 1947 when Marine Major Bill Hendricks collected and donated 5,000 toys to children in their city.
As 52% of Registered Voters say they “Strongly Disapprove” of Mr. Biden’s performance in office, just 18.2% “approve.” And if that isn't enough to worry Democrats, those identifying as "Independents" – who often provide the winning margin in elections – say they'd support a GOP candidate over a Democrat 50%-to-32% in the Generic Congressional Ballot question, their largest lead since 1981.
"Samsung's new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor will bring countless opportunities for hardworking Texans and their families, and will play a major role in our state's continued exceptionalism in the industry. I look forward to expanding our partnership to keep the Lone Star State a leader in advanced technology, and a dynamic economic powerhouse," said Gov. Abbott.
While signs are emerging that a local Houston union may soon call for a strike against Kroger grocery stores just as American's rush to purchase their Thanksgiving dinner, some financial disclosure forms on the union's leadership team indicate a priority of increasing their own salaries – while neglecting to negotiate an agreement to benefit all of the union's members.
"OSHA is trying to deliver on President Biden's empty threat that 'if these governors won't help us beat the pandemic, I'll use my power as President to get them out of the way,'" said Texas Governor Gregg Abbott earlier today, filing a petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to challenge the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate imposed by President Biden's Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
Every time there are bad new numbers on inflation, remember back to President Biden’s angry, defensive assertion on July 19th: “There’s nobody suggesting there’s unchecked inflation on the way.” Well, the Labor Dept. announced this morning that inflation is up 6.2% compared to a year ago, confirming why polls show the vast majority of Americans are concerned it. Inflation is a tax that affects everyone.