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Some California polluters don’t think they should have to pay for the right to pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, so they sued the state to try to block its year-old carbon-trading system.
But a state judge this week rejected those lawsuits. One of the suits was filed by the California Chamber of Commerce . The other was filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation , a nonprofit that aims to “protect businesses against unfair burdens,” part of its master plan for “rescuing liberty from coast to coast.” The chamber and the liberty rescuers both pledged to appeal the ruling.
The state has already raised nearly $1.1 billion from the sale of tradable carbon allowances. That money is supposed to go toward climate and environmental programs, but Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has borrowed $500 million from the fund to help pay for unrelated programs. He says it will be repaid with interest.
Rescuing LIBERTY for corporate people not natural people.
Since when is 'profit' a right.
If so, then I've the same right to 'profit' and should be able to write off 'expenses' as a corporate person.
We need a corporate death penalty...edit on 16-11-2013 by FyreByrd because: (no reason given)
reply to post by iwilliam
If you ignore what conservatives say, and look at what they do, what you say is exactly what they do.
They want to get rid of the federal government, and reinstate feudalism at the state level, from what I see.