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It's Not Gridlock That is Blocking a Carbon Tax, It's Science and Economics
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It's Not Gridlock That is Blocking a Carbon Tax, It's Science and Economics

This is an open letter to William D. Ruckelshaus, Lee M. Thomas, William K. Reilly and Christine Todd Whitman. You, the former directors of the EPA who were appointed by Republican presidents, recently wrote an op-ed in the New York Times titled, A Republican Case for Climate Action.

08/23/2013
Key Vote YES on the Scalise Carbon Tax Amendment
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Key Vote YES on the Scalise Carbon Tax Amendment

As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your representative and urge him or her to vote YES on the Scalise Amendment to the REINS Act (H.R. 367).  This amendment would prevent any fee, levy, or price from being attached to carbon dioxide emissions.

08/01/2013
Obama Renews Climate Change Fight, His EPA Wages War On State Sovereignty
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Obama Renews Climate Change Fight, His EPA Wages War On State Sovereignty

In a speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, President Obama laid out his case for immediate action on global warming climate change, announcing a broad new climate action plan.

06/27/2013
An Inconvenient Tax: How Carbon Taxes Devastate Economies
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An Inconvenient Tax: How Carbon Taxes Devastate Economies

When the Federal Government desires less of something, they tax it. This is an effective solution to curbing behavior that the government has deemed unhealthy or undesirable. When the government wanted to reduce smoking, it placed high fees upon cigarettes as a deterrent.

06/19/2013
Coalition Urges Republicans to Oppose Carbon Tax
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Coalition Urges Republicans to Oppose Carbon Tax

The Obama Administration has given every indication that it will reignite the debate over the economically damaging carbon tax. This comes as no surprise. What should come as a surprise, however, is the willingness of some Republicans to be supportive of such a draconian tax. The conservative base must stand and let their voices be heard: No Carbon Tax.

06/13/2013
Coalition Letter to RSC Chairman Steve Scalise on a Carbon Tax Resolution
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Coalition Letter to RSC Chairman Steve Scalise on a Carbon Tax Resolution

FreedomWorks has signed onto the following letter supporting Congressman and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee Steve Scalise in his resolution expressing the sense of Congress that a Carbon Tax would be an unacceptable detriment to the U.S. economy.Dear Chairman Scalise,On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of our organizations, we write to commend your introduction of a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.

03/14/2013
Tell Your Representative to Say No to a Carbon Tax
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Tell Your Representative to Say No to a Carbon Tax

Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your Representative and urge him or her to support the resolution, H.Con.Res. 24, by Rep. Steve Scalise, expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be harmful to the U.S. economy.

03/12/2013
Obama Trying to Avoid Coal In His Stocking This Christmas
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Obama Trying to Avoid Coal In His Stocking This Christmas

Earlier this month, Obama mega-donor Bill Maher suggested that the President manipulate the current fiscal crisis as a means of implementing a carbon tax to combat global warming.  Maher was plotting a rather vengeful plan, claiming "it would be just desserts for the oil and coal industries that went all in for Mitt Romney."

12/19/2012