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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was asked Monday if Democrats will move a carbon tax bill after the midterm election.
"I sure hope so," he told a "clean energy" conference call.
The reporter asked Reid what would change after the midterm to put carbon tax legislation back on the table:
"Well, I think what's happening in the world," Reid replied. "I mean we have -- as we speak, we have wildfires raging in five or six different states in the west. I mean raging.
So what’s the big deal?
Push the Internet Tax Freedom Act through and ditch the Marketplace Fairness Act if it doesn’t work, right?
Not possible thanks to one sly Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, who has invoked some rule that has allowed him to bring directly to the floor a new bill that essentially ties the two together.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.