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 »
Rep Waxman still refusing to face small business owners.
Last week, Congressmen Joe Barton (R) and George Radanovich (R) sent a letter to Congressman Henry Waxman (D) requesting hearings into the rather badly misnamed Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. As you know, the CPSI was pushed through a Democrat-controlled Congress by Speaker Pelosi (D) without the usual Congressional oversight: as a result, it was not until after the law had been passed that it | Read More »