Cap and trade equals pack up and move out

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    California's 'Green Jobs' Experiment Isn't Going Well - WSJ.com



    One can only wonder if the federal government's version of this will be as bad or worse than the great state of California's.

    My money is on worse because we all know the federal government does things bigger and more expensively than anyone else.

    But hey it's a necessary adjustment so we can be green right? So what if businesses go bankrupt and people lose their jobs it's for the planet.

    But when people say the economy needs to readjust to the bubble and recession is the price to pay, you proponents of cap and trade that have no problem sacrificing jobs as long as it's for a "green" reason rail that people can't be allowed to lose their jobs because of this recession and the taxpayers should prop up failing companies.

    Smells like hypocrisy to me.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    I wish I understood this issue better.

    I have been highly dubious all along that market forces (imposed by government fiat, at least) can make this nation greener.

    Looks like the above is proving me right.
     
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    Going green is someone's agenda to make themselves rich--they know full well it won't help the economy.
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Hmmmm ............... It may go as well as Hawaii's experiment with Nationalized Healthcare for children.
     

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