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Beware the Carbon Tax

Bob DD Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:34 AM
No, no, no more BHO "SLUSH FUNDS!" This is another Solyndra idea where his campaign donors get more money as a payback.
Marita Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:45 AM
Bob, I do not recall your name as one of my regular readers. If I am correct in that, please go back through my columns and read the dozen+ I written exposing Obama's green-energy crony-corruption scandal.
traitorbill Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 10:09 AM
An author responds. Other than Ransom, that's new. And welcome.
Marita Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 10:14 AM
I respond almost every week. Sometimes my schedule doesn't allow it. Welcome to my column!
firetoice Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 4:56 PM
...and, unlike in the case of Ransom, you are alive to tell about it. ;-)
Marita Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 9:29 AM
I am not sure what you are saying about Ransom, but I assure you I am very much alive. I believe he is as well. ;-) (In my case, just maybe more alive.)

In his first energy speech of his second term, “President Barack Obama tried to move past partisan fights over energy policy on Friday with a modest proposal to fund research into cars that run on anything but gasoline.” The “modest proposal” is what he introduced in the State of the Union Address: an Energy Security Trust (EST)—which is a central part of his economic strategy.

The idea for an EST was developed by a collaboration of high-volume oil consumers and military leaders concerned about US energy security—put forth through a report titled “A National Strategy for Energy...