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Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 586 -- Cap & Trade Bad For America.

Waxman-Markey Worse Than Lieberman-Warner-

Cap and trade is dead!
Love live cap and trade!

The Lieberman-Warner cap and trade effort may have been stopped, but a far more damaging Waxman-Markey is working its way through a potentially filibuster-proof Democrat-dominated Congress.

Cap and trade may make a lot of people a lot of "shenanigans money," but it will cost our economy dearly:

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According to The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis, job losses resulting from the Lieberman-Warner cap and trade would have surpassed 900,000 in some years. Keep in mind; this is net of any “green jobs” created. Also keep in mind; the Waxman-Markey bill is has stricter emission cut targets.

Among Democrats, "climate change" is even more hip than Barack Obama himself. The odds of avoiding very, very damaging legislation would shrink considerably if Al Franken is seated as Minnesota's new Senator.

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