10 Reasons to Oppose a Carbon Tax

A “carbon tax” is a tax on energy. Through July 2015, over 80 percent of domestic energy consumption came from natural gas, oil, and coal. A carbon tax would impose an indirect tax on these fuels due to their carbon dioxide emissions. Below are ten reasons carbon taxes should be opposed: 1). It is a […]

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Under EPA Rule, Blacks and Hispanics Suffer the Most

The Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called “Clean Power Plan” will impose severe economic burdens on Black and Hispanic families, according to a new study from the National Black Chamber of Commerce. Rising electric rates and job losses expected under the EPA’s rule will have a disproportionate impact on poor people and minorities, who spend a higher […]

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In the Pipeline: 3/18/13

What happens to a society when there are more takers than makers? White House (3/15/13) reports: “The President’s plan builds on an idea that has bipartisan support from experts including retired admirals and generals and leading CEOs, and it focuses on one goal: shifting America’s cars and trucks off oil entirely.”   I bet oil production would […]

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Inglis Provides Grist to Interventionists

  Former Republican South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis has started up a new 501(c)(3) organization reportedly to show conservatives the light on climate change and other energy issues. Yet Inglis’ case for a “free market” heavy hand of federal intervention makes little sense. The following excerpt is from an interview Inglis gave David Roberts, an […]

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