Kansas City Playlist: Prep To Burn Money This Winter

Tonight we finish with more bad news, the burn rate of democracy & capitalism speeding up and rising American anxiety.

What's worse is that the current inflationary cycle looks like it will last long enough to seem permanent to most Americans living check to check.

Here's a quick peek at how rising prices will cancel Christmas . . . 

Heating bills could jump as much as 54% this winter due to higher prices of energy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - According to 2021 data by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, households can expect to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% this winter. Experts say this is due to the current state of supply and demand. The biggest reason for higher bills is the recent surge in prices for energy.

Experts: High gas prices likely to remain through holiday season

If you've been to the gas station lately, you might have noticed an increase in gas prices.According to AAA, national gas prices went up 8 cents per gallon within the last week."In the past year, prices have gone up, and it makes it difficult for a small business like mine to manage costs with the gas prices like they are," said driver Ames Russell."Because I do gig economy jobs, I'll do Instacart and stuff, it definitely does put a damper on how much I can earn because I have to fuel my car in order to do those jobs.

Inflation is across the board, people need to get used to higher prices: Kraft Heinz CEO

Consumers need to prepare for a permanent increase in food prices, according to Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio. Patricio said that inflation is "across the board," leading to a price increase in several countries. The Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO) of the U.N.

Locally we're not seeing a lot of enthusiasm about the HalloThanksMas . . . But it's hard to tell behind the COVID masks.

What we can contend is that Prez Biden's plummeting polling numbers are likely related to worsening American scarcity and the cold weather high costs aren't going to help lift the spirits of an already angry and divided electorate.

And all of THAT inspires our playlist of songs related flames and burning desire . . .

A tune from this week's most successful diva . . .

Old school rock song on the topic of American class divisions and tough life on American farms apropos for the current John Deere strike . . .

An American classic about the circle of life . . .

As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night.