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Shoving Cap-and-Trade Down Our Throats

Passage of Obamacare opens door
for climate-change legislation


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29 Mar 10 - Three senior US lawmakers are piecing together a sweeping energy bill to replace the climate bill that stalled last year in the Senate, says this article in the Financial Times. The new bill will include sweeteners to galvanize support among Republicans and industry groups.

"The senators have hosted meetings with industry groups over the past two weeks, revealing details about their plan that would cap carbon emissions while expanding offshore oil drilling and nuclear power generation.

"Some Democrats say the passage of healthcare reform has opened the door for climate change legislation, while acknowledging tradeoffs will be needed to secure 60 Senate votes. “They know that to pass a comprehensive bill they will have to ease concerns of some special interests and mid-western senators whose states have manufacturing-oriented economies,” said Daniel J. Weiss, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, a liberal think-tank.

"According to people briefed by the senators, the bill aims to cut carbon emissions from 2005 levels by 17 per cent by 2020 and 80 per cent by 2050, largely by implementing separate caps on utilities and manufacturers."

          All for a non-existent problem. What is wrong with these people? They
          are destroying our country faster than any enemy could ever hope to do.

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