All Posts Tagged With: "Cap And Trade"

Palin: “Cap and Tax” Is a Dead End

She’s not wasting time.  With just under two weeks left before Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gives the reigns over to her Lt. Governor, Sean Parnell, we see the gloves come off regarding President Obama’s cap and trade tax energy plan.  She writes in an op/ed for the Washington Post:

I am deeply concerned about President Obama’s cap-and-trade energy plan, and I believe it is an enormous threat to our economy. It would undermine our recovery over the short term and would inflict permanent damage.

American prosperity has always been driven by the steady supply of abundant, affordable energy. Particularly in Alaska, we understand the inherent link between energy and prosperity, energy and opportunity, and energy and security. Consequently, many of us in this

Tax and Trade Alert!

stockxpertcom-id9516682-size0-us-capital.jpgAs you probably already know, the US House of Representatives approved the Cap and Trade bill last Friday (HR2454).  I’m still reeling over that.

Although I am disappointed that so many Representatives in Congress voted for this blatent tax, I’m not surprised.  I’m never surprised when the powerful in Washington find a new way to separate me from my money, regardless of the method or intermediaries.

There are those who believe that by taxing corporations or the rich, the impact on the rest of society is nil.  But it never is.  Although not always obvious, these taxes still get paid by you and me in the prices we pay for products and services.  Corporations do not absorb millions of dollars in taxation from …

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