Gas Lines

The Biden Administration makes no secret of its hostility towards the fossil fuel industry.  As part of its war against climate change, it has pursued number of aggressive moves against coal and oil producers.  For instance, immediately upon assuming office Biden shut down work on the Keystone XL pipeline.  Sometimes, the government’s green crusaders get a bit of unexpected help from an outside source.

The largest US refinery closed two crude processing units in Port Arthur, Texas, last weekend after hackers caused the Colonial Pipeline to shut down. According to the FBI, the “DarkSide” hacker gang began attacking the pipeline operator on Friday and caused the interruption.  Colonial supplies an estimated 45% of the U.S, East Coast’s supply of petrol, diesel, and jet fuel.

DarkSide is a cyber-criminal gang that demands ransom money from those organizations it attacks.

Now there are long lines and gas shortages being reported in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida

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The governors of North Carolina and Florida have declared a gas shortage emergency.

Gas prices have reached a national average of $3.00 a gallon, the highest in six years.

One thought on “Gas Lines

  1. Once again, the Biden administration has shown itself to be totally incapable of maintaining a functioning economy! I can only wonder what the next 3 1/2 years are going to bring. (As I stock up on every essential item.)

    My biggest regret about the current fuel shortage is that it didn’t occur in New York or the Gay State so that the libturd, GREEN, voters that supported Biden could get a taste of the effects of shutting down pipelines and refineries.

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