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PVnRT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-10-09 11:55 AM
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131. You offer no proof, only conjecture
and bad conjecture at that.

"Cap and trade,"

Cap and trade will provide far more money to those companies selling credits and the firms managing the transactions. The government will get a small stream of cash from the abnormally low capital gains tax this country has.

"a massive expansion in government that would provide more tax revenues,"

A tax on what? Carbon? Such taxes will be going to clean up the mess that those who fund the research you like have left behind. Or does the government have a secret Caymans account no one knows about?

"more employees and more ways to reward/punish supporters/opponents."

More employees = more payroll. So, uh, yeah, whatever. As for the rest, it's pure paranoid right-wing bullshit.

"Can you think of a time in history when a government has voluntarily turned down more money and more power?"

How many tax cuts and spending cuts have we had since Reagan? Ever heard of BRAC?
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