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House passes climate-change bill

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posted on Jun, 26 2009 @ 06:32 PM
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House passes climate-change bill


www.politico.com

The House of Representatives passed a sweeping climate-change bill Friday – a major victory for President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that left Republicans fuming about a “national energy tax” they said would exacerbate the nation’s economic woes.

The vote was extremely close – 219-212, with eight Republicans voting yes and 44 Democrats voting no. And the debate leading up to it was intense.

In the hours before passage, Rep. Geoff Davis, a Republican from Kentucky, said the cap-and-trade bill represented the “economic colonization of the heartland” by New Yo
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posted on Jun, 26 2009 @ 06:32 PM
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This is the final nail in the coffin for the US economy.
The next 3 generations will be spending a huge portion of their disposable income on energy costs. Jobs will be lost, not gained, as Obama and Pelosi claimed, and more companies will now exit the US for countries that do not have cap and trade laws.


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posted on Jun, 26 2009 @ 06:38 PM
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There goes the ball game. Let me see, Obama has been in office since 20 Jan, and he's managed to pretty much destroy the economy of the US in that short period of time.

Obama the worse President in US history? I think he's shaping up to be just that. Probably be the last one in our history, too, since there won't be a US to be president of after he's finished with us.



posted on Jun, 26 2009 @ 06:39 PM
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Mods- You can close my thread. I yield the subject to AgentNineteen's thread.


mod edit to add link to other thread:

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[edit on 27-6-2009 by DontTreadOnMe]



posted on Jun, 27 2009 @ 01:36 AM
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