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FreedomWorks Won’t Let Cap-and-Trade Energy Tax Battle Slip off the Radar
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FreedomWorks Won’t Let Cap-and-Trade Energy Tax Battle Slip off the Radar

Despite the recent blitz in media attention given to the debate over health care, there is yet another political battle looming for conservative, limited government advocates: a cap-and-trade carbon emissions regulatory scheme every bit as much a threat to taxpayers’ wallets and fundamental freedoms as the Left’s proposed government takeover of America’s health care system.   And cap-and-trade has actually progressed further in the legislative process, as the House has already passed a bill (Waxman-Markey) that would institute a massive new regulatory regime that would impose significant new costs on consumers and the economy as a whole while producing little in the way of any tangible environmental benefit.

08/25/2009
Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizens' Rally in St. Louis!
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Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizens' Rally in St. Louis!

As I’m sure you’ve seen, President Obama’s healthcare reform campaign has been dominating the airwaves and town hall meetings around the country.  It cannot be underestimated how important it is to stop this big government scheme.

08/25/2009
Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizen's Rally in Tampa
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Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizen's Rally in Tampa

As I’m sure you’ve seen, President Obama’s healthcare reform campaign has been dominating the airwaves and town hall meetings around the country.  It cannot be underestimated how important it is to stop this big government scheme.

08/25/2009
Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizen's Rally in Greensboro!
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Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizen's Rally in Greensboro!

As I’m sure you’ve seen, President Obama’s healthcare reform campaign has been dominating the airwaves and town hall meetings around the country.  It cannot be underestimated how important it is to stop this big government scheme.

08/17/2009
Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizens' Rally in Houston!
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Help Oppose Cap and Trade - Attend the Energy Citizens' Rally in Houston!

As I’m sure you’ve seen, President Obama’s healthcare reform campaign has been dominating the airwaves and town hall meetings around the country.  It cannot be underestimated how important it is to stop this big government scheme.

08/14/2009
Turn Up the Heat in August: Help Defeat ObamaCare and Cap-and-Trade
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Turn Up the Heat in August: Help Defeat ObamaCare and Cap-and-Trade

It may be true that August is just a month, but it’s also true that the longer we have to expose the real intentions and the economic ramifications of the Cap and Tax and health care reform legislation on the table, the more afraid Ms. Pelosi, Senator Reid, and President Obama should be.

08/05/2009
On Second Thought, Maybe the U.S. Should Be More Like Europe
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On Second Thought, Maybe the U.S. Should Be More Like Europe

The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that the European Union and the United States have again chosen different paths regarding free trade, this time with South Korea. However, for once it’s old Europe that wants to boost economic output by lowering barriers. Meanwhile, in the formerly free market U.S., a Congress beholden to Big Labor throws up roadblocks.

07/20/2009
Help Stop Another Threat to U.S. Energy Security
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Help Stop Another Threat to U.S. Energy Security

Don’t look now, but another threat to America’s access to affordable energy looms on the horizon.Recently, Nancy Pelosi and her fellow liberals in Congress passed a massive new Cap and Trade Energy Tax in the House.  This potentially devastating legislation that would threaten thousands of American jobs and cause energy prices to skyrocket now moves to the Senate and could be voted on as early as September.  Meanwhile, the Obama Administration is attacking our energy security on another front.Soon after he was confirmed as Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar announced that his department would be scrapping the plan for offshore oil and natural gas drilling and exploration developed by the previous administration.  Every five years the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS), the agency responsible for offshore oil and gas leasing in the United States, develops a Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing program that helps schedule offshore oil and gas lease sales.  Instead of sticking to the plan in place, Salazar’s MMS is changing the rules on energy companies in the middle of the game.Please call Secretary Salazar at 1(877) 851-2516 and tell him that altering the Draft Proposed Program for 2010-2015 already in place, threatens our energy supply and could send gas prices through the roof.The Obama Administration has made no secret about their desire to see less oil, gas, and other tried-and-true fossil fuels on the table and their plans to limit energy production will increase energy prices.  The truth is, we need all energy options on the table and the government shouldn’t be picking and choosing winners.  Higher energy costs mean fewer jobs and rising costs on everything from food to transportation to heating and electricity.  Expanding offshore drilling and producing more energy would lower costs and help create more jobs.  The middle of an economic crisis is no time to start changing how business is done for the businesses, workers, and families that rely on the availability of the billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of natural gas just off our own shores.  New technology has made energy exploration more environmentally friendly and safer for workers. Call Secretary Salazar at 1(877) 851-2516 and tell him we need more energy not less.  And if you have another moment, please send an email to the agency. Let him know you support the Draft Proposed Program for 2010-2015 – the plan already in place.

07/15/2009
Like Eugenics? You’ll Just Love Socialized Medicine
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Like Eugenics? You’ll Just Love Socialized Medicine

Under normal circumstances, documented support for radical and discredited population control methods would probably disqualify someone from holding a position of scientific authority like, for instance, “science czar.” Not so in Barack Obama’s administration.

07/15/2009
Around the Freedom Horn
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Around the Freedom Horn

Enjoy a compilation of some interesting reads from around the web:   Supply-side conservatives unite: Senate Weighs Medicare Tax on Capital Gains to Fund Health Plan.   Some historical perspective on the healthcare debate by Kimberly Strassel: Potomac Watch.

07/10/2009

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