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House Proceeding 03-25-09 on Mar 25th, 2009 :: 3:26:15 to 3:27:50
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Ron Kind

3:26:11 to 3:26:32( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: about that i think and i want to suggest, you have some information about this carbon tax. mr. akin: oh, yeah. let's talk about -- you know -- mr. carter: let's talk about the cashen tax. i think that's something -- carbon tax. that's something people can relate to. ache rick -- mr. akin: reclaiming my time. the special hour the democrats did before we came on here,

Ron Kind

3:26:15 to 3:27:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Ron Kind

3:26:33 to 3:26:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: they were talking about the glories and benefits of this carbon tax and all things doing with renewables and all that kind of stuff. but a tax is a tax is a tax. and what we're talking about here, this is this t called cap and trade, i'd call it cap and tax. now this $646 billion, now, this is another one of these things, you got to be real careful what you hear when you

Ron Kind

3:26:55 to 3:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: get an address from the president. because as he was in this chamber, what was it, six or eight weeks ago, gave us the state of the union or state of the state or whatever it was address and he said, look, i'm going to guantee you something. if you're making less than $250,000, i got good news for you, not going to tax you. and then -- he said at, we

Ron Kind

3:27:16 to 3:27:38( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: were sitting in here. and then he's proposing this cap and trade which is really a tax on the use of energy, particularly carbon. and who is it who uses this carbon? anybody who's got a house that's heated with fuel oil or coal or electricity or natural gas, all of those things are going to getaxed.

Ron Kind

3:27:39 to 3:27:51( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: and so this little tax is $646 billion is going to come from somebody. guess who? the average homeowner. in fact, it'been estimated by one organization that you're talking about $3,100 per

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