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Obama's Commerce Nominee: Cap and Trade Good for ‘Hiding’ Carbon Taxes
CNSNews ^ | 6/2/11 | Matt Cover

Posted on 06/02/2011 8:19:21 AM PDT by CNSNews

( – John Bryson, President Obama’s nominee to head the Commerce Department, told a University of California Berkeley audience in 2010 that a cap and trade system was a good way to hide a carbon tax from the public.

Bryson, formerly the CEO of Edison International, said that a carbon tax was the new “third rail” of politics because politicians wouldn’t want to tax energy directly.

“I think it’s still unlikely there’ll be a carbon tax bill because I think in the end a very high percentage of the members of Congress think it’s kind of the third rail to support a tax, even if it’s a carbon tax,” Bryson said.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: capandtrade; carbontax; commercedept; energy; globalwarmingfraud; globalwarminghoax; johnbryson; taxes

1 posted on 06/02/2011 8:19:23 AM PDT by CNSNews
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To: CNSNews

Every now and then the truth comes out.

2 posted on 06/02/2011 8:24:35 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction

It’s just another way of making energy too expensive for the “commoners” to use.

The use of the word “carbon” just plays on the foundation that they’ve laid with their bogus anthropogenic global warming scare, and the sheeples’ desire to feel good about themselves because they “care about the erf”.

3 posted on 06/02/2011 8:27:29 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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4 posted on 06/02/2011 8:53:15 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (In the latter times the man [or woman] of virtue appears vile. --Tao Te Ching)
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