Op-ed: Reverse AB 32 with Prop. 23

On October 21, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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Dr. Margo Thorning writes that while economists are famous for saying “on the other hand,” with Prop. 23, the sound one would hear is both hands clapping.  Billions in cap and trade energy taxes have also been proposed at the Federal level, however AB 32 is much more economically harmful due to the fact that [...]

Video: James Cameron – Hypocrite

On October 21, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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In response to a $1 million donation by Canadian director James Cameron, Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer made this short video exposing Cameron as a hypocrite who wants the rest of us to live with less to protect the environment while he himself owns three mansions in Malibu, a ranch in Santa Barbara, a fleet [...]

Op-ed: Feeling the pain in Spain

On October 16, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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Gabriel Calzada, the Spanish economist who authored the study showing Spain’s cap and trade killed over two traditional jobs for each “green” job created offers a warning to California not to follow in Spain’s footsteps.  Spain was once the example used by cap and trade energy tax advocates of a model green economy, but Calzada’s [...]

News: Tea Party activists back Prop. 23 in Sacramento protest

On October 15, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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The Northern California Tea Party Patriots protested AB 32′s $143 billion cap and trade tax outside CARB headquarters, saying we cannot afford increased energy costs during these tough economic times. Some of the members of the protest were business owners who stand to go out of business if AB 32 is not postponed. Full story

Editorial: Send them back to the drawing board

On October 14, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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The Chico Enterprise Record recommends voters support Prop. 23 this Election Day.  While when AB 32 was passed, California politicians hoped other states would follow with similar laws of their own, other states have instead decided to postpone such plans as unemployment rises.  With California alone in implementing this costly law, the state is at [...]

News: California’s green-jobs numbers paint a mixed picture

On October 12, 2010, in Uncategorized, by admin
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The Sacramento Bee reports that while many politicians hope to replace lost traditional jobs with new “green” jobs, the numbers simply do not add up.  California’s unemployment rate currently stands at 12.4% with over 2.2 million residents unemployed.  Economists caution against the notion that the severely troubled state economy can replace lost traditional jobs with [...]

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