Conservative Landslide in Australian Elections

Stephen K. Bannon and Alexander Marlow Big Peace 7 Sep 2013

The conservatives won a stunning landslide victory in Australia’s national elections, capturing 53% of the vote Saturday. Conservative leaders emphasized a hard line against immigration, a carbon tax, and continual increases in government spending. This “no compromise” attitude became a key to victory.


House passes amendment blocking carbon tax without congressional approval

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 8/2/2013

The House of Representatives has passed an amendment to the REINS Act that would prevent the Obama administration from imposing a carbon tax without congressional approval.

The amendment introduced by Louisiana Republican Rep. Steve Scalise passed 237 to 176, garnering support from 12 Democrats and no opposition among Republicans.


IMF calls on U.S. to institute $500 billion carbon tax

Robert Romano NetRightDaily 3 April 2013

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called upon the U.S., its largest contributor, to levy a $500 billion a year carbon tax on consumers to offset what it calls “underpriced” oil, coal, and other energy products.

This “mispricing” is supposedly leading to “excessive energy consumption,” which is “accelerating the […]

Obama’s Energy nominee: We need carbon tax to double or triple energy cost

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 3/25/2013

President Obama’s Energy secretary nominee regards a carbon tax as one of the simplest ways to move the energy industry towards clean technologies, though he notes that government would have to come up with a plan to mitigate the burden this tax places on poor people, who would pay […]

Interior Pick: We’re Not ‘Paying For The Consequences Of Our Carbon Use’ – Yet

Stephen Gutowski CNS News 2/9/2013

At the University of Denver’s “Voice of Experience” speaker series on October 17th, 2011, Sally Jewell, who Pres. Obama recently nominated for Interior Dept. secretary, said that “none of us are paying for the consequences of our carbon use.”

“Government does play a role” in ensuring that we do pay, […]

The price of Keystone may be a carbon tax

Tax could provide cover for approval of oil sands pipeline

Terence Corcoran Financial Post 2/11/2013

Hello Canada! Are you ready — ready for a new national tax on carbon that will ding pocketbooks across the country? My bet is that a new carbon tax is coming, made almost inevitable by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s full-bore […]