Saturday, July 19, 2008

Notes from RightOnline #1

Tim Phillips, president of Americans For Prosperity, just finished his opening speech. He had a few things to say about global warming, including a question about why it's now called climate change...

He says Cap and Trade legislation should be known as 'duck and cover' as it will:

- raise taxes by $1.2 trillion over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office
- cost as many as 1.2 million jobs over all industry sectors
- reduce individual freedom by regulating everything from how much energy you use to how much CO2 you can emit

Next up is Steven Moore, Wall Street Journal

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