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Something to look forward to if Cap & Tax passes

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

The UK has their own version of the Cap and Tax bill already. It provides some interesting insight into what Americans can look forward to if our Dear Leader and the democrats in Congress get what they want.

For example, an additional tax on air travel.

Tens of billions of pounds will have to be raised through flight taxes to compensate developing countries for the damage air travel does to the environment, according to the Government’s advisory body on climate change.

Ticket prices should rise steadily over time to deter air travel and ensure that carbon dioxide emissions from aviation fall back to 2005 levels, the Committee on Climate Change says. It believes that airlines should be forced to share the burden of meeting Britain’s commitment to an 80 per cent cut in emissions by 2050.

Yup, the bottom line is the flow of money from the First World to the Third World.

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The Green Enron

Friday, August 21st, 2009

One thing that has been pretty clear for a while is that so-called “carbon offset credits” are mostly a scam run on the gullible. Even the NY Times has admitted it.

Also keep in mind that these so-called “carbon offset credits” are at the heart of the “Cap and Tax” scheme our Dear Leader and the congressional democrats are trying to shove down the throats of the American People.

Here is another block of evidence to support the “it’s a scam” school of rational thought.

The UK Telegraph reports the following:

Officers from HM Revenue & Customs searched both residential properties and offices in both Gravesend and London targeting an alleged network of organised crime.

Members are believed to have been trading large volumes of high-value carbon credits from overseas sources free of VAT.

Tax investigators believe these may then have been sold on to businesses in the UK charging VAT that is never paid to the authorities.

So far, the cash total in this “green” criminal enterprise $62.8 Million.

The nice man at Watts Up With That has noted that someone has already done a Masters Thesis on just how ripe the so-called “carbon offset credits” for fraud.

Let us look at the most famous peddler of these Modern Plenary Indulgences here in the United States of America, Al Gore.  Selling Carbon Offset Credits has been very, very good to Al Gore.  He owns a mansion and yacht.  Not just any mansion, mind you, but one that uses more electricity in a month than the average American home uses in a year! Like other eco-hypocrits pushing the Carbon Offset Credit Scam, Al Gore also isn’t giving up his use of private jets, which produce about four and half tons of carbon per hour of flight time.

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Cap & Tax update

Friday, June 26th, 2009

First off, the socialists over at Greenpeace (Hey! Don’t look at me. One of the founders quit after it was hijacked by socialists, that’s his story) oppose the democrat‘s Cap & Tax scheme. They claim it’s “not Science-Based; Benefits Polluters.” In this case, they are probably right.

Then there are 9 damned good reasons why some U.S. environmentalists should heartily oppose Waxman-Markey.

Next we have our Dear Leader‘s political appointees at the EPA suppressing real scientific research and studies that don’t agree with the left’s political agenda

The dems are trying to shove this through after blocking hundreds of Republican amendments and then adding a 300+ page amendment of their own under the cover of darkness last night. What are they hiding from the American people?

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