Australia Repeals Carbon Tax


Anti Carbon Tax Rally, Melbourne
Anti Carbon Tax Rally, Melbourne (Photo credit: mugfaker)

More evidence that lawyers should not pretend to be economists. Taxes imposed on manufacturers of anything are invariably passed on to consumers. This includes co-called “carbon offset” taxes. In the process, the money is laundered through exchanges and the state bureaucracy, enriching the non-productive leach sector of the economy at the expense of the middle-class.
You liberals whine about the inequality between the 1% & the 99%, then want to impose even more draconian financial policies that exacerbate the problem!
OH NO! THERE’S A CLIMATE CRISIS (there’s always a crisis) so we need to TAX MORE to CONTROL PEOPLE and SAVE THE WORLD! Ad nauseum.

JONATHAN TURLEY

200px-Tony_Abbott_-_2010220px-AlfedPalmersmokestacksIn a major setback to effort to combat climate change, Australia’s Abbott government has secured a repeal of the carbon tax. It is the first major country to rollback on the basic environmental protection. Abbott’s government is suggesting that it will pay corporations not to pollute — a proposal that would cost a huge amount and environmentalists insist is unlikely to be successful.

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An Alternative Energy Skeptic Speaks Out

Why gradual change, rather than disruptive change, will result in far more effective transformation to a sustainable environment.


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The so-called “sustainability” movement is so politicised that it’s far more detrimental to the environment then doing nothing at all. Vaclav Smil, professor emeritus of environment and geography at the University of Manitoba, makes the case for gradual change in his article: A Skeptic Looks at Alternative Energy.