Obama’s Cap-and-Trade Scheme for Cars

Rachael Slobodien
The Foundry
Heritage Foundation
12/26/2012

Ever since the Senate rejected President Obama’s cap-and-trade scheme in 2009, his administration has been hard at work to find other ways to implement a radical, environmentalist agenda.

Obama made these intentions clear at a press conference in 2010 when he explained, “Cap and trade was just one way of skinning the cat. … It was a means, not an end, and I am going to be looking for other means to address this problem.” And this is a promise he’s doing his best to keep.

With the help of the Environmental Protection Agency and other departments, this administration has relied on backdoor, behind-the-scenes tactics to impose stringent mandates in order to regulate what it has been unable to legislate. This tactic empowers unelected bureaucrats in Washington to implement rules that have far-reaching, negative impacts on our nation’s economy and the way we live our lives.

The Obama Administration’s announcement of new fuel-efficiency standards is a good example of its determination to regulate through administrative fiat…

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UpdateWind Energy Subsidies Must Die

By watching the “mainstream” media, you could get the impression that the crucial issue of the day is whether the government will be able to raise taxes high enough fast enough to avoid disaster. In reality, Big Government already has too much money if it has even a penny to waste on moonbat insanity like wind energy subsidies..

…It isn’t that taxpayers get nothing for our money; we get less than nothing…

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