Turn Out the Lights—Nancy Pelosi Says the Party’s Over
The bottom line is that the extent to which the American consumer is going to pay for a national energy tax cannot be overstated—it will cost hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars. The weight of the new taxes associated with this bill will break the backs of some families, forcing them out of their homes and into the street. America will lose its competitive edge in our global economy as we regulate ourselves into economic obscurity, allowing countries like China and India to outpace our productivity because this legislation will make it far too expensive to conduct business in America.
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Carbon Cap and Tax: Environmental Oppression You Can Count On
This week, as the stock market continues its perilous slide towards an unknown abyss; the House Energy and Commerce Committee will begin hearings on a national energy tax bill that will cost every American household $3,128 a year for the “right” to emit carbon dioxide. The discussion draft of the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) has four primary objectives (a renewable energy production | Read More »
Rally to Change (yay, change!) the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
For months now, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and I have been begging and cajoling Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) to hold a hearing to investigate the unintended consequences of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). Chairman Waxman brushed off our first letter, even as thousands of small and medium sized businesses across the country were being forced to shut down. Our second letter finally elicited a half-hearted response | Read More »