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Rising diesel prices lead to layoffs in trucking industry

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And the recession begins. Trucking companies laying off will have a huge ripple effect on the already broken supply chain and drag us down very quickly. Good work Biden. Your anti fossil fuels agenda is going as planned.

“A lot of these trucks you see now are not going to be here anymore.”

“Maurice Burnside, owner of Phaymis Trucking Company, said on NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that his fuel costs have nearly doubled from last year— going from $10,000 to $18,000.

“It’s a struggle,” he said. “The longer hauls are a bit more of a challenge. What we’ve been doing with my company, we’ve been taking shorter runs so we spend less money in diesel, but we also make less money.”

With high diesel prices expected to rise, Burnside expects the situation will continue to be detrimental to a lot of people.

“You can’t operate like that,” he said. “We can’t drive for free. We have families to take care of.”

 

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We'll be as lucky as can be to only have a recession. Society is collapsing and most people seem to think we can keep living how we've been dying and killing.
 

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More maga people and people pretending to be maga people rooting for national economic failure. Remember their joy when you vote.
 

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Yeah, amazing the ****ing lies you people tell, and the defense of greedy assholes to be partisan hacks. All the links you find when you google are all questionable.

You will defend profits of the rich, them paying shit wages, then turn around and whine that people can't afford the jacked up prices the greedy assholes are charging while making record profits

All supply and demand is is an excuse for greedy people to charge more and take more profit
 

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You asked for it America. Nothing like shooting yourself in the foot. Idiocy on parade is Team Biden
What could Biden do to reduce diesel prices?
 

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And the recession begins. Trucking companies laying off will have a huge ripple effect on the already broken supply chain and drag us down very quickly. Good work Biden. Your anti fossil fuels agenda is going as planned.

“A lot of these trucks you see now are not going to be here anymore.”

“Maurice Burnside, owner of Phaymis Trucking Company, said on NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that his fuel costs have nearly doubled from last year— going from $10,000 to $18,000.

“It’s a struggle,” he said. “The longer hauls are a bit more of a challenge. What we’ve been doing with my company, we’ve been taking shorter runs so we spend less money in diesel, but we also make less money.”

With high diesel prices expected to rise, Burnside expects the situation will continue to be detrimental to a lot of people.

“You can’t operate like that,” he said. “We can’t drive for free. We have families to take care of.”

And the people who committed election fraud for Biden can't say they didn't know this would happen. Biden's puppet masters TOLD everyone this is what they were going to do.

 

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And the recession begins. Trucking companies laying off will have a huge ripple effect on the already broken supply chain and drag us down very quickly. Good work Biden. Your anti fossil fuels agenda is going as planned.

“A lot of these trucks you see now are not going to be here anymore.”

“Maurice Burnside, owner of Phaymis Trucking Company, said on NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that his fuel costs have nearly doubled from last year— going from $10,000 to $18,000.

“It’s a struggle,” he said. “The longer hauls are a bit more of a challenge. What we’ve been doing with my company, we’ve been taking shorter runs so we spend less money in diesel, but we also make less money.”

With high diesel prices expected to rise, Burnside expects the situation will continue to be detrimental to a lot of people.

“You can’t operate like that,” he said. “We can’t drive for free. We have families to take care of.”



Oddly, your OWN article says nothing about Biden's policies...

AAA on Tuesday recorded a record national average of $5.57 for a gallon of diesel fuel. Part of the reason for the high gas and diesel fuel prices is the war in Ukraine, but also the rise in commercial activity.

AAA spokesperson Clay Ingram said demand for diesel is going up across the country as truckers transport “more and more goods.”

“People are shopping online, people are out spending money again,” he said.
 

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And the recession begins. Trucking companies laying off will have a huge ripple effect on the already broken supply chain and drag us down very quickly. Good work Biden. Your anti fossil fuels agenda is going as planned.

“A lot of these trucks you see now are not going to be here anymore.”

“Maurice Burnside, owner of Phaymis Trucking Company, said on NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that his fuel costs have nearly doubled from last year— going from $10,000 to $18,000.

“It’s a struggle,” he said. “The longer hauls are a bit more of a challenge. What we’ve been doing with my company, we’ve been taking shorter runs so we spend less money in diesel, but we also make less money.”

With high diesel prices expected to rise, Burnside expects the situation will continue to be detrimental to a lot of people.

“You can’t operate like that,” he said. “We can’t drive for free. We have families to take care of.”

My son is a truck driver the impact these prices are having are killing them.
 

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You asked for it America. Nothing like shooting yourself in the foot. Idiocy on parade is Team Biden
Yeah, because high worldwide oil prices are Biden's doing? That's idiotic. Only idiots believe the tripe that shutting down a pipeline that never delivered a drop of oil is responsible.

World oil production collapsed in 2020, before Biden was president, and have been increasing since. The Saudis refuse to step up production, however. The world also is trying to avoid Russian oil.

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As a nation we should have been developing more rail transportation for goods instead of moving them coast to coast by truck.
 

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What could Biden do to reduce diesel prices?
Hmm,
Not cancel pipelines
Not end leases
Cut red tape on exploration and drilling and "commit to lower energy costs"
Cut regulation and red tape to allow new refineries to be built
GTFO of the idiotic Paris Accords
Invest in American Energy Independence.

You can do all of the above, and still pursue alternative energy options, but this admin went full on into alternative energy and we're seeing the very negative impacts that's having. Energy is the driver of the economy and when energy is costly/scarce/unreliable... the economy suffers.
 
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What could Biden do to reduce diesel prices?
At this point little to nothing for immediate relief. The damage is done and the chickens are coming home to roost. We are living the result of Biden's anti fossil fuels agenda and it will take years to climb out of the hole he put us in.
 
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Yeah, because high worldwide oil prices are Biden's doing? That's idiotic. Only idiots believe the tripe that shutting down a pipeline that never delivered a drop of oil is responsible.

World oil production collapsed in 2020, before Biden was president, and have been increasing since. The Saudis refuse to step up production, however. The world also is trying to avoid Russian oil.

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As a nation we should have been developing more rail transportation for goods instead of moving them coast to coast by truck.
Trains are busy moving oil that democrats wouldn't let pipelines be built to move.
 

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What could Biden do to reduce diesel prices?

Shut down pipelines, limit new drilling leases on federal lands, increase royalty fees on existing oil and gas leases by 50%, increase environmental law compliance delays, and suggest that folks buy (non-existent?) EV trucks to replace their diesel burning vehicles. ;)

He should do the same to reduce gasoline prices.
 

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More maga people and people pretending to be maga people rooting for national economic failure. Remember their joy when you vote.
yup
 

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Hmm,
Not cancel pipelines
Not end leases
Cut red tape on exploration and drilling and "commit to lower energy costs"
Cut regulation and red tape to allow new refineries to be built
GTFO of the idiotic Paris Accords
Invest in American Energy Independence.

You can do all of the above, and still pursue alternative energy options, but this admin went full on into alternative energy and we're seeing the very negative impacts that's having. Energy is the driver of the economy and when energy is costly/scarce/unreliable... the economy suffers.
And you can not lie, but actually you can't, because you are a factless right winger so lies are all you have

Oil companies aren't using the leases they already have. YOu are just spouting typical moronic right wing crap as usual
 
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And while he's answering that, why is diesel, which is less refined than gasoline, so much more expensive? There are some fat cats in the oil industry that are getting much fatter.
Fat cats are the democrats.


"The major reason for the cost disparity is the high federal and state taxes levied on diesel, largely due to the carbon emissions produced. The federal tax on diesel is currently 24.4 cents per gallon, as opposed to 18.4 cents for a gallon of gasoline.

The rate of tax levied by states varies massively, but some add as much as 74.1 cents per gallon of diesel."
 

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And you can not lie, but actually you can't, because you are a factless right winger so lies are all you have

Oil companies aren't using the leases they already have. YOu are just spouting typical moronic right wing crap as usual
Where in is the "lie" you accuse me of?
 
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