NEVER TOLERATE TYRANNY!....Conservative voices from the GRASSROOTS.
Posted April 1st, 2010 at 9:18am in Energy and Environment with 53 comments Print This Post
So if developing new energy sources that can create private sector jobs for Americans and new
revenues for financially strapped states and the federal government is
not the Obama administration’s real goal, then what is? Well, President
Obama’s Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who was at yesterday’s
announcement, has said, “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline t... For reference purposes, when Secretary Chu said that, Europeans were paying $8 a gallon for gas at the pump.
Canceling current offshore oil leases and delaying future ones are not the only
policy means the Obama administration is using to pursue the high
energy price policy ends. The Obama administration has also declared war on energy production in the Mountain West, rescinding oil-shale development leases in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. His administration has completely failed to take on the real regulatory reforms necessary .... And just this week, the Obama Environmental Protection Agency began its regulation of c....
And let’s not forget the grand daddy of them all: a cap and trade energy tax bill. But don’t call it that. Secretary Salazar told CNBC yesterday, “I think the term ‘cap and trade’ is not in the lexicon
anymore.” Whatever you call it, placing an arbitrary penalty on carbon
emissions would mean disaster for the American economy. The Heritage
Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis has found
that cap and tax legislation would cost the average family of four
almost $3,000 per year, cause 2.5 million net job losses by 2035, and
produce a cumulative gross domestic product (GDP) loss of $9.4 trillion
between 2012 and 2035.
So don’t be fooled by President Barack Obama’s energy rhetoric. High energy prices are not a side effect of
climate legislation – they are the whole point. According to the latest
Pew poll, 63% of Americans support allowing more offshore oil and gas drillin....
Americans deserve an energy policy that reduces prices, creates private
sector jobs, and reduces our national debt. Right now they have the
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