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White House says Obama is not
planning a carbon tax proposal

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Ben Geman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/9/2012 3:18:30 PM

President Obama has no plans to propose a tax on carbon emissions, a White House official said. “The Administration has not proposed nor is planning to propose a carbon tax,” the official said. Imposing a tax on fossil energy sources to curb greenhouse gas emissions faces huge political hurdles. But the idea has nonetheless received increased attention of late, especially as policymakers seek ways to address the deficit. The concept drew fresh buzz this week when an analyst with banking giant HSBC predicted that Obama might pursue a carbon tax. “A second Obama Administration could also

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And I believe everything someone in the regime says. s/o It should read: they're not planning a carbon tax proposal, not right now anyway.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/9/2012 3:22:49 PM     (No. 9003255)

No the Senate is...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/9/2012 3:23:49 PM     (No. 9003261)

I believe them - I don't think they're planning it - I think it's already to go, and will be announced the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 11/9/2012 3:30:33 PM     (No. 9003278)

I think he is planning to open up drilling - to his friends and benefactors. I think it's payback time not just to his "enemies" but to his allies and supporters. Now, that doesn't mean we will benefit from the drilling, but his buddies will. Just a thought.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/9/2012 3:31:54 PM     (No. 9003286)

No but the Senate full of DIMS is...

This is Obies way of lying...I didn't do it (but I had my cronies do it for me) so you can't blame me.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/9/2012 3:34:11 PM     (No. 9003290)

We need a carbon tax and financial instrument tax. We could borrow the money from the Chinese to pay it, and distribute it to the third world.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: radrelic, 11/9/2012 3:46:58 PM     (No. 9003328)

What he says one day is not what he says the next and neither are what we get as he shafts us. But no bodies yet hoisted on stakes line the streets leading to the White House in Vlad the Impaler or Shaka Zula, absolute ruler style. Nor hung on crosses lining Roman Empire style.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: country boy, 11/9/2012 3:49:36 PM     (No. 9003339)

that means it's coming real soon.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Optimist123, 11/9/2012 3:50:36 PM     (No. 9003346)

#2 you beat me to it.

You don't need to propose anything if you think you can do it on your own.

In societies where arranged marriages aren't the norm, the man proposes marriage to the woman (normaly, but woman to man, man to man, and woman to woman are options).

In societies where marriages are arranged, there is no proposal involved, it is worked in the background, just like carbon taxes, maybe in the UN.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lylacat, 11/9/2012 3:52:56 PM     (No. 9003355)

You can count on this man who "toys" with the truth to give us a carbon tax. That would be 0bama, and it is coming.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: neenbean, 11/9/2012 4:55:30 PM     (No. 9003512)

Let it come.....the obama voters in for some fun days ahead!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 11/9/2012 5:11:36 PM     (No. 9003558)

That means Obama IS definitely planning a carbon tax proposal. We know how to read the press, subtract two, reverse it and there you have it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: navybrat, 11/9/2012 5:13:35 PM     (No. 9003562)

I see higher gas and home utility prices in our future. Obama really helps the poor and women, too.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: weirdone, 11/9/2012 5:45:31 PM     (No. 9003636)

A proposal is not necessary if it can be decreed by the EPA,

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Reply 14 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 11/9/2012 6:18:26 PM     (No. 9003716)

So we'd best get ready for one.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/9/2012 6:21:22 PM     (No. 9003724)

And they have cleaned up NJ Nd NY too

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Reply 16 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/9/2012 6:29:58 PM     (No. 9003739)

Well - energy prices will necessarily skyrocket.....

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/9/2012 6:39:48 PM     (No. 9003752)

Although a Carbon Investment may be coming soon to the tax office near you.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/9/2012 6:48:45 PM     (No. 9003765)

I expect the carbon tax will be imposed by treaty. That way O looks like a super UN worshiping world citizen.

Treaty also takes - or tries to take - the House out of the loop. If Reid can deliver the Senate the treaty is confirmed. McCain would probably vote for his own lobotomy if praised from across the aisle. So would some other GOP dunces.



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Reply 19 - Posted by: 4LadyK, 11/9/2012 8:17:32 PM     (No. 9003903)

White house says lielielielielielielielielielielie.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/9/2012 8:42:42 PM     (No. 9003953)

Yah right!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/9/2012 9:08:03 PM     (No. 9004004)

I tend to agree; Obama wouldn't want to give up the redistribution of wealth to UN idiots... he wants to control it. I'm sure he has a much better scam to bestow upon us.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/9/2012 9:35:20 PM     (No. 9004060)

What does Obama say.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: kono, 11/9/2012 10:26:18 PM     (No. 9004132)

The key word in that is "proposal".
Obama is likely planning a carbon tax Executive Order. Or planning to use some burecratic end-around, the way he did with HHS and the anti-Catholic Contraceptive Coverage requirements.

"Proposal" will not be in Obama's vocabulary in this secon term.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: skedaddle, 11/9/2012 10:47:23 PM     (No. 9004169)

"Propose", "plan", those words sound like work. An executive order is more B0´s style.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/10/2012 12:32:27 AM     (No. 9004319)

He has been busier this week than in the last 12 months. Be afraid.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/10/2012 4:34:19 AM     (No. 9004438)

Yeah, right, just like he´s not planning on Trumpka´s proposal to modify that labor law to strike that provision allowing for ´right to work´.

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