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2 Day energy summit in Ok. – Biden despises Fossil Fuels – Breitbart

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Working oil pumpjacks on the outskirts of Maricopa in Kern County, California, on September 21, 2023. Gas prices in California have been rising once again, well above the national average, and California Governor Gavin Newsom this week called out the Oil industry for their role in causing the climate crisis during an address to the UN Climate Ambition Summit. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

And as the price of gas skyrockets?

Breitbart headlines this: https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2023/09/26/whiplash-ideological-hatred-genuine-hate-energy-industry-confronts-challenge-producing-biden-despises-them/

‘Whiplash,’ ‘Ideological Hatred,’ ‘Genuine Hate’: Energy Industry Confronts Challenge of Producing when Biden Despises Them

The story reports:

“OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration’s ‘genuine hate’ for fossil fuel producers and other traditional energy companies was at the forefront of a two-day-long summit on energy security here this week featuring top industry and business leaders and political voices from around the country.

Two different GOP presidential candidates—former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, both of whom will appear on the debate stage on Wednesday evening in southern California—spoke Monday here at the Hamm Institute for American Energy’s inaugural American Energy Security Summit. The summit, organized by billionaire founder and executive chairman of Continental Resources Harold Hamm, was a first-of-its-kind event bringing together top political leaders with top business and industry leaders to force a discussion on the future of American energy production. 

Haley, in her remarks to the group, referred to a trip she took earlier in the campaign to visit workers on an offshore oil rig where she laid out her energy vision. She further expanded on it here, arguing that ‘every drop of American energy we produce is a godsend to American families’ and energy “makes everything more affordable.” 

‘Unlike energy, common sense is in short supply these days,’Haley told the hundreds gathered on Monday. ‘In fact, in Joe Biden, we have a president who seems to genuinely hate American energy. We saw that fact on full display this week. Joe Biden made almost half the national petroleum reserve off limits to oil exploration. Americans are going to pay higher prices for this foolishness and get less energy. We’re going to get more dependent on foreign countries. That’s been consistent the past two years. More suffering at home and less security abroad. It’s the inevitable result of virtually every energy decision Joe Biden has made. He’s crushing producers under an avalanche of mandates. He’s blocked safe new drilling off our coasts. He canceled the Keystone pipeline. When the president talks, he demonizes companies like yours while insulting and ignoring the workers I met.’ 

….’We’ve got to turn away from the Biden administration’s policies 180 degrees the other direction,’ Burgum, whose state North Dakota is home to many major energy projects and companies, said during a panel in the morning. ‘It’s got to happen. We can do it if we all work together.’  

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during an afternoon panel where former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao interviewed her former Trump administration colleague on stage, went so far as to say there is a pure “ideological hatred” from left-wingers in America running the Biden administration of the very people gathered in this room.

‘The progressive left has an ideological hatred of fossil fuels,’ Pompeo said. ‘That is a fair thing to say.’

…Trump was all in on American energy—there was no question about it. He wanted to drill baby drill as much as possible,’ Stephen Moore, a distinguished fellow in economics at the Heritage Foundation who previously wrote for the Wall Street Journal, said in remarks during a presentation later in the day.”

There was more said at this gathering. But there is nothing ethereal about it. There is a direct connection between the Biden administration’s hatred of fossil fuels and another headline like this one from Newsweek: https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/gas-prices-rise-to-7-at-california-stations/ar-AA1hhFZd.

Gas Prices Rise to $7 at California Stations 

Can you say “Thank you, Mr. President”?