Skip to comments.Green Injustice: How Obama's environmental policies hurt the poor
Posted on 03/14/2011 5:22:22 PM PDT by Nachum
Radical environmental groups have a power over President Obama and his administration that is truly astonishing.
At a time when the economy is struggling and low and middle income earners - both in the United States and overseas -- are worried about their economic prospects, the administration continues to pursue policies that will unambiguously harm them.
Consider the domestic front first, and the administration's energy policies. Since coming to office, Obama and his green allies have pursued a deeply unpopular cap-and-trade program. The program would raise energy costs, particularly burdening low-income Americans for whom energy costs constitute a sizable portion of their monthly budgets.
Congress has wisely rejected cap and trade, but Obama apparently hasn't received the message. Since the legislative defeat of cap and trade, Obama has pursued renewable energy standards and Environmental Protection Agency regulations of greenhouse gas emissions that, like cap and trade, will raise energy costs for the poor.
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As someone calls it.
Trickle up poverty.
Recovery for Wall $treet but not Main Street!
(oh wait that only applies when there’s a Republican POTUS)
If we’re going to beat the enviros we got to play the social justice card.
Our grocery prices are higher as is fuel, not to mention clothing, shoes, and utilities...here in TN they want you to pay an extra $4.00 per month if you want in on the ‘green eco’ crap.