Tag Archives: Tax Policy

Is a Carbon Tax in our Future?

As folk wisdom tells us, “Where there’s smoke, there’s carbon emissions.” And where there are carbon emissions, there are internationalists hell-bent on hobbling the American economy in the name of Global Warming. Several recent signs: In 2010, the Treasury Department … Continue reading

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Carbon Taxes. That didn’t take long. #rsrh

Obama May Levy Carbon Tax to Cut U.S. Deficit, HSBC Says “Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit after winning a second term as president, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. … Continue reading

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‘Eco-Taxes’ Planned for a Second Obama Term?

The issue of Climate Change has been a no-show in the 2012 election cycle; one would think that ManBearPig had been named an endangered species. But a two-year study commisioned by Barack Obama’s Treasury Department will recommend ways to “green” … Continue reading

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More Mush from the Times

In a New York Times editorial celebrating the recent demise of the ethanol subsidy, the Old Grey Lady once again descends into outright falsehood to malign the industry that liberals love to hate: Congress should now focus on the oil … Continue reading

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The New York Times’ Crackpot Tax Analysis

The latest dispatch in the New York Times‘ ongoing editorial series “Those Mean and Ignorant Republicans” comes from Bruce Bartlett, who served in the Reagan and Bush I administrations and on the staffs of Jack Kemp and Ron Paul. Bartlett … Continue reading

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How Much Will It Cost to Repeal the ‘Oil Subsidies’?

This week, the Senate is set to consider the repeal of certain provisions of the tax code as they relate to the oil and gas industry. By styling these tax breaks as “subsidies”, the Administration and other opponents of the … Continue reading

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