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House Dems scale back plans to curb global warming
Associated Press ^ | May 12, 2009 | DINA CAPPIELLO

Posted on 05/12/2009 4:53:17 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic leaders are scaling back their plans to cut the gases blamed for global warming and to transition the country to cleaner sources of energy.

Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Henry Waxman of California announced Tuesday the outlines of a deal that they said would ensure the legislation will please both environmental and industry groups and have the support of moderate Democrats on the House Energy Committee.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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1 posted on 05/12/2009 4:53:17 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

However cap and trade is still on the table and that represents billions of dollars in new taxes something the Democrat leadership and Obama cannot resist.


2 posted on 05/12/2009 4:55:45 PM PDT by The Great RJ (chain.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Don’t give me BS! Tell me how much MONEY you BASTARDS and BITCHES you want to STEAL from MY pocket!


3 posted on 05/12/2009 4:56:20 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: The Great RJ

It is the whole reason for the global warming scam.


4 posted on 05/12/2009 4:56:33 PM PDT by jdsteel (CONGRESS: Take it again in twenty ten.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Democratic 'leaders':

Cut Taxes, Not Gases

5 posted on 05/12/2009 4:58:02 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess they’ve discovered they’ll have to pay out of their own pockets.


6 posted on 05/12/2009 5:06:47 PM PDT by combat_boots (When the government controls the captial, all that is left is tyranny. Tagline by Redwarning.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Don’t fall for it! They will be content to get the camel’s nose in the test and then there’s no stopping it.


7 posted on 05/12/2009 5:14:41 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (May God save America from its government; this is no time for Obamateurs. Emmanuel = Haldeman?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Did someone mention.......

Henry Waxman??????


8 posted on 05/12/2009 5:21:39 PM PDT by Viking2002 (This tagline for rent.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m sure they reached their conclusions based on solid
scientific evidence and extensive economic analysis of
all ramifications of
F***ing with Mother Nature! /s


9 posted on 05/12/2009 5:22:00 PM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
C'mon. You knew it was coming.


10 posted on 05/12/2009 5:22:26 PM PDT by Viking2002 (This tagline for rent.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“House Dems scale back plans to curb global warming”

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I’m sure God is relieved that the socialist “scientists” and politicians won’t be changing His climate any time soon.

As if.


11 posted on 05/12/2009 5:25:31 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Free ThinkerNY; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; gruffwolf; ...
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FReepmail me to get on or off

Ping me if you find one I've missed.



12 posted on 05/12/2009 5:27:26 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: xcamel

Cap and trade wasn’t going anywhere. Not here, not in Canada or anywhere.


13 posted on 05/12/2009 5:41:44 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Free ThinkerNY
From The Washington Times, January 12, 2009

Obama climate czar has socialist ties
Group sees 'global governance' as solution

by Stephen Dinan

Until last week, Carol M. Browner, President-elect Barack Obama's pick as global warming czar, was listed as one of 14 leaders of a socialist group's Commission for a Sustainable World Society, which calls for "global governance" and says rich countries must shrink their economies to address climate change.

By Thursday, Mrs. Browner's name and biography had been removed from Socialist International's Web page, though a photo of her speaking June 30 to the group's congress in Greece was still available.

lots more...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/12/obama-climate-czar-has-socialist-ties/
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Obama's "Climate Czar" is on the same page with Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro...

From GreenLeft.org

VENEZUELA: Chavez calls for global offensive for socialism
August 31, 2005

excerpts...

"The environment is suffering damage that could be irreversible — global warming, the greenhouse effect, the melting of the polar ice caps, the rising sea level, hurricanes — with terrible social occurrences that will shake life on this planet."

"I believe this idea has a strong connection with reality. I don't think we have much time. Fidel Castro said in one of his speeches I read not so long ago, 'tomorrow could be too late, let's do now what we need to do'."

"I believe it is time that we take up with courage and clarity a political, social, collective and ideological offensive across the world — a real offensive that permits us to move progressively, over the next years, the next decades, leaving behind the perverse, destructive, destroyer, capitalist model and go forward in constructing the socialist model to avoid barbarism and beyond that the annihilation of life on this planet."

--Hugo Chavez, at the 16th World Festival of Youth and Students, held in Caracas on August 8-15, 2005

http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/640/640p16.htm
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Here's a link to an image of a Google cache of the Socialist International's webpage that included Obama's "Climate Czar" Carol Browner. It was found by FReeper, Publius6961:
http://24ahead.com/images/si-csws-cache-as-of-011009.jpg

14 posted on 05/12/2009 5:42:08 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There’s gotta be a trick here. Oh, that’s it. They already renamed it “climate change” so they are phasing out “global warming.”


15 posted on 05/12/2009 5:59:08 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ( Obama, you're off the island!)
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To: ETL

Ooh, Barry, keep doing that! Oh, it feels so good!

16 posted on 05/12/2009 6:03:18 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ( Obama, you're off the island!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But wait .... I just farted...How do I cap that?


17 posted on 05/12/2009 6:20:16 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Who is Hugh Series?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Good grief, is there anything more useless than a "moderate?"

Seriously, so now we only get half-screwed instead of totally screwed? What are these people thinking?

It's sort of like the debate on our side of the aisle, with the RINOs advocating a move leftwards for the GOP. Just what would the RINO platform be?-- maybe something like "We'll only raise taxes half as much as the Democrats and only nationalize Chrysler but let GM fail."

What a bunch of tools.

18 posted on 05/12/2009 6:42:44 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Defendingliberty; Genesis defender; WL-law; Normandy; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
Chris Horner at Planet Gore:

Why Support Waxman-Markey Now?

"As Ed notes below, Lisa Jackson now says EPA won't regulate CO2.

My colleague Iain Murray suggests in an e-mail exchange that this could be a Machiavellian ploy to get Congress to pass Waxman-Markey — since the administration's reversal now leaves no backstop for action on climate change, absent legislation.

I see it otherwise. Without sufficient support from masochistic industry (to join the slavish rent-seekers actually behind the bill), Waxman-Markey won't pass Congress — maybe not even the House. So why should any fence-sitters support it now that the admiinistration has backed off its CO2 regulation through EPA? Wasn't the principal argument in favor of Waxman-Markey that "you'd rather be at the table while Congress is writing this than let EPA regulation open some devil-you-don't-know can of worms" (an argument that was nonetheless hard to accept for anyone who actually read Waxman-Markey)?

Well, no longer. Not now, with the EPA coquetishly indicating it may not write such a scheme after all. Any rational actor would take their chances with an iffy EPA, and then in the courts — especially in light of internal administration revelations, and given the climate-alarmism industry's arbitrary and capricious reliance on unverifiable and now disproven computer models.

 




Beam me to Planet Gore !

19 posted on 05/12/2009 6:53:49 PM PDT by steelyourfaith ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." - Lady Thatcher)
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The hit to the economy would tank all their *revenues* worse than they already have fallen. It’s all they care about: money and power. Someone has done some insider polls that convinced them they would lose both quickly if they tried to pass this scam.

They have seen a future without a golden goose and it scared them straight.


20 posted on 05/12/2009 7:43:32 PM PDT by reformedliberal (Are we at high crimes or misdemeanors, yet?)
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To: reformedliberal

Yeah, I believe the Washingtonians also sense there that they might be moving a little too fast in their destruction of the country, and that it may galvanize the people to escalated action (think Tea Parties on steroids).


21 posted on 05/13/2009 3:54:03 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." - Lady Thatcher)
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To: VRW Conspirator

They’ll force you to buy charcoal filters to put in your underwear.


22 posted on 05/13/2009 4:01:58 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (I long for the days when advertisers didn't constantly ask about the health of my genital organs.)
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