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Cap-and-Trade: Big Government Threatens to Destroy American Businesses
The Politicizer ^ | July 5th, 2009 | Cynthia Meyer

Posted on 07/06/2009 4:23:41 PM PDT by FMoran

When Democrats pretend something they are doing is in the interest of national security, you know they are trying to put something past you. Tim Ryan, Democratic Representative from Ohio, explains that America needs to pass the Waxman-Marley cap-and-trade bill because without it we will remain energy-dependent on those who want to “fly planes into our buildings.”

If we want to prevent another attack, or make our citizens feel safe from terrorism, implementing a bill that will result in a massive government takeover of American businesses is not the answer.

It is disgusting that the Democrats are using 9/11 to make their environmental alarmist legislation seem legitimate. The truth is that the motive behind this bill has nothing to do with national security. It has to do with liberals in Congress shoving their radical global warming agendas down our throats. They are attempting to force us to comply and accept their ideology as flawless, unchallenged fact, using it as an unchecked excuse to control our lives, our businesses, and our paychecks. No questions asked.

Democrats are rushing this legislation through Congress, providing no time to read what is actually in the bill. And this is in addition to slipping in a three-hundred-page last-minute amendment at 3:09AM before the bill’s passage in the House. This type of behavior from Congress seems all too familiar and is getting far too common. They campaigned on bipartisanship and transparency, but once they grasped power, all promises were thrown out the window. They must act quick because they know that once America feels the effects of their control and see what is actually being done to our country, they will lose their popularity.

This bill is will be the biggest tax hike in American history, but that is only the beginning.

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TOPICS: Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: capandtrade; craptax; environmentalism; environuts

1 posted on 07/06/2009 4:23:42 PM PDT by FMoran
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To: FMoran
Big Government threatens PLANS to destroy American Businesses

There ... fixed it

2 posted on 07/06/2009 4:30:33 PM PDT by clamper1797 (FUBO ... the Anti-Reagan)
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To: FMoran
America is to busy with Michael Jackson to worry about this.
3 posted on 07/06/2009 4:30:51 PM PDT by kempo
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To: FMoran

Threatens to Destroy American Businesses? They are planning on it! Read the bill!

They (Democrats) will pay anyone who lost their job due to the cap-n-trade a weekly salary for 156 weeks (3 years!)

I kid you not!

(5) WEEKLY AMOUNTS- The climate change adjustment
allowance payable to an adversely affected worker for a
week of unemployment shall be an amount equal to 70
percent of the average weekly wage of such worker, but in
no case shall such amount exceed the average weekly wage
for all workers in the State where the adversely affected
worker resides.

(6) MAXIMUM DURATION OF BENEFITS- An eligible worker may
receive a climate change adjustment allowance under this
subsection for a period of not longer than 156 weeks.

4 posted on 07/06/2009 4:31:19 PM PDT by avacado
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To: kempo

Check out the website it’s linked’s college students, who seem to care nothing about MJ.

They look least the conservative ones!

5 posted on 07/06/2009 5:42:22 PM PDT by FMoran (Go get em Sarah!)
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To: FMoran

I’ve been spending my lunch hours the last two weeks calling the offices of Senators to find out where they stand on cap and trade. I prepared a “cheat sheet” which lists all the senators, phone numbers and columns to mark for YES, NO, UNDECIDED. If you feel that this would help you, please let me know and I will e-mail you a copy for your own use in telephoning. This bill must be defeated!!!

6 posted on 07/06/2009 5:51:09 PM PDT by Docs Galore
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To: clamper1797

Actually, I think it should read “Big Government PLANS to destroy America.”

7 posted on 07/06/2009 6:16:41 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: antidemoncrat

You are absolutely correct IMO

8 posted on 07/06/2009 7:13:48 PM PDT by clamper1797 (FUBO ... the Anti-Reagan)
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