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  •  Or maybe perhaps spend it on green energy (2+ / 0-)
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    initiatives to give people an economically and practically viable alternative to carbon-based energy? The whole point of a carbon tax is to discourage the latter AND build up the former, not engage in supply-side economics.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 06:37:21 AM PDT

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    •  Wouldn't get the non-green votes. (0+ / 0-)

      I'm not talking about optimal, I'm talking practical.

      The highest form of spiritual practice is self observation with compassion.

      by NCJim on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 08:22:40 AM PDT

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      •  There are non-green votes? (0+ / 0-)

        Who is against green energy? Coal miners and oil workers? How many of those are there and do they really think that their line of work will exist forever and that they aren't killing people through it--including themselves?

        We need to stop playing defense and worrying about every special interest that might be upset with us. Politics is like making omelets.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 08:36:41 AM PDT

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