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Climate Scientist: Liberals Will Use Carbon Tax to Make Government Bigger
Cybercast News Service ^ | March 13, 2014 - 1:16 PM | Melanie Hunter

Posted on 03/13/2014 6:36:08 PM PDT by Olog-hai

At a hearing Thursday on the Keystone oil pipeline, James Hansen, former director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified before Congress that 100 percent of the proceeds from a proposed carbon tax should go to the public, because liberals will try to use part of it to “make the government bigger.”

“An important point is that such legislation I think needs to be introduced by conservatives, because I’m afraid liberals will try to take part of the money to make the government bigger. Not one dime should go to the government. 100 percent should go to the public,” said Hansen told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; biggovernment; canada; carbontax; climatechange; climatechangehoax; election2014; election2016; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; glowbullwarming; hoax; jameshansen; keystonexl; lol; nasa

1 posted on 03/13/2014 6:36:08 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

No. That’s simply inconceivable.


2 posted on 03/13/2014 6:38:19 PM PDT by dagogo redux
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To: Olog-hai
Liberals Will Use Carbon Tax to Make Government Bigger

Ya think?

3 posted on 03/13/2014 6:38:31 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Olog-hai

Sounds like he’s trying to buy support to me.


4 posted on 03/13/2014 6:38:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dagogo redux

5 posted on 03/13/2014 6:40:54 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: dagogo redux

6 posted on 03/13/2014 6:41:27 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Olog-hai

Understatement of the year !


7 posted on 03/13/2014 6:42:15 PM PDT by jonatron (This is the Land of the Free, the Home of the Brave.)
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To: Olog-hai

the tax alone will grow govt as they will claim to need more people for collection, enforcement, and regulations.

just like in commie countries, it’s all about finding something to do for the party faithful and spies using other peoples money which all builds their empire


8 posted on 03/13/2014 6:44:42 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Olog-hai

“100 percent of the proceeds from a proposed carbon tax should go to the public”

Why should there be a carbon tax in the first place? Why is Congress even having this discussion?


9 posted on 03/13/2014 6:45:46 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Olog-hai

NSS


10 posted on 03/13/2014 6:47:49 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Olog-hai
Hansen, you finally figured out what "climate change" is all about.

Now, how do you like being used. You've been shilling for "climate change" all along, but it was really just politics.

11 posted on 03/13/2014 6:48:56 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Olog-hai

Why didn’t the regime pass Cap N Tax back in 2010 when they had triple control?

Too busy with Obamacare?


12 posted on 03/13/2014 6:49:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Olog-hai

Watching Princess Bride now. Inconceivable!


13 posted on 03/13/2014 6:51:13 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Olog-hai

Why bother collecting a tax if you’re going to turn around and give it back to the taxed? Libtards!


14 posted on 03/13/2014 6:51:36 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Olog-hai; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

James Hansen said this? Must be he’s looking for a new gov’t gig, and knows the Demwits are done. Thanks Olog-hai.


15 posted on 03/13/2014 6:52:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Olog-hai

That will not happen because we are too smart. There is no Global warming and we want to keep our money.


16 posted on 03/13/2014 6:52:56 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: TigersEye

He wants to turn it into an entitlement. After all, you know not just anybody will get that free money.


17 posted on 03/13/2014 6:53:21 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: nascarnation
This carbon tax should apply to India, China and Brazil, too.

Why not tax all the elements? Taxing carbon, but not oxygen is discriminatory!

18 posted on 03/13/2014 6:53:38 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Olog-hai

Mr. Hansen, what we need is to say NO to carbon tax.


19 posted on 03/13/2014 6:58:00 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t doubt you a bit I just can’t help taking a shallow talking point like that and slapping it with its own shallow absurdity.


20 posted on 03/13/2014 6:58:14 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Olog-hai; El Cid

21 posted on 03/13/2014 6:59:50 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Olog-hai

Why is it that I understood at age 15 what these geniuses can barely understand at the end of their lives?


22 posted on 03/13/2014 7:00:55 PM PDT by BRL
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To: Old Sarge
LOL!
(I will have to steal that drawing)
23 posted on 03/13/2014 7:04:23 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Olog-hai

” Not one dime should go to the government. 100 percent should go to the public,”

I agree. I’m the public and all of it should go to me.

Wait... where’s it coming from ?


24 posted on 03/13/2014 7:27:38 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Olog-hai; MeshugeMikey; Know et al; All

” - - - liberals will try to use part of it to “make the government bigger.”

Lemme see now - - - ?

Is this a quote from Captain Obvious?

Or maybe just a subtle reminder of what a bear does in the woods?


25 posted on 03/13/2014 7:29:01 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Olog-hai
There should be no carbon tax.
It's a redistribution scam, has nothing to do with climate.

26 posted on 03/13/2014 7:34:44 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Olog-hai

Wait a minute: I thought Hansen was a leftist - either he’s giving the game away or he has a brain tumor!


27 posted on 03/13/2014 7:43:57 PM PDT by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: Graewoulf
Even John Kerry who fought In Vietnam agrees that this is settled science..

and we KNOW...that anything that that merde head endorses is most certainly SEDIMENT
28 posted on 03/13/2014 7:48:08 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Olog-hai
I suspect Jimmy Hansen is trying to rope-a-dope.
He's been in on the scam from at least 1988 when he gave a fraudulent testimony to congress.
29 posted on 03/13/2014 7:59:20 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: TigersEye
Why bother collecting a tax if you’re going to turn around and give it back to the taxed?

Why bother paying it in the first place?

They can KMA.

30 posted on 03/13/2014 7:59:56 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: unixfox
I want to get a home heating system that burns shredded tires.
I hate paying a fee to get rid of old tires.
31 posted on 03/13/2014 8:05:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Olog-hai

Eliminate the carbon tax, problem solved!


32 posted on 03/13/2014 8:06:35 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Olog-hai
America is completely under communists control by the King Obama empire. Once again, the communists Democratic party is and had destroyed much of America.
33 posted on 03/13/2014 8:09:49 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Olog-hai

They do everything they do to make the government bigger.


34 posted on 03/13/2014 8:16:26 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Olog-hai

Cold Records broken here today in Northern NY and Vermont.
Climate change alright- .


35 posted on 03/13/2014 8:35:24 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Olog-hai

>Liberals Will Use Carbon Tax to Make Government Bigger<

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Knowing full well that, even if the “conservatives” were to take over, their original policies will not be discontinued but faithfully implemented.


36 posted on 03/13/2014 8:52:30 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Olog-hai

Ahh but many brokers (and Al gore and friends) will make money hands over fist in the trading scheme regardless of where the price of the credit is diverted. Jerry Brown wants it to go into the state budget. Then it can go to feed climate change/smart growth/sustainable development/green interest groups and consultants.


37 posted on 03/13/2014 9:15:00 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: TigersEye

Redistribution to the ‘most deserving’ (to be determined by Hairy Reed and Stretch Pelosi)


38 posted on 03/14/2014 9:09:23 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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Wow. Even James Hansen doesn't trust liberals with our money!

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39 posted on 03/14/2014 7:35:24 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Olog-hai

Second time this week I’ve seen this sort of reverse psychology from liberals. The idea seems to be that they can somehow make liberal ideas sound appealing to conservatives. They just quote some conservative mantra, such as mall government, as justification for their liberal program, and they expect conservatives to jump on the bandwagon.


40 posted on 03/14/2014 9:20:21 PM PDT by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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