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CA Energy Schemes: ‘We are getting fleeced’

Cal Watchdog -- The California Air Resources Board has created a stealthy new corporation in Delaware. The Western Climate Initiative Inc., which will manage cap-and-trade programs, even has its own form of currency.
“CARB is creating a whole new currency with these pollution certificates,” explained Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point. “Initially the state was to unite with other Western states to reduce the purported menace to the future of our planet,” Harkey said.

Harkey has been trying to get her legislative colleagues to understand that the “fix,” setting a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels, with increasing population on the horizon, “is guaranteed to cost employers and everyday people more for the electricity and products they need. California’s only remaining partner is


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Submitted Apr 07, 2012 By: bar1035
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Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 12:07:05 AM

Sound like ripoff.
TheSicilian
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 12:06:36 AM

Ca is out of touch
eswi
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 12:04:52 AM

OK
luwachris
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 12:03:19 AM

NOT SURPRISED!
SpankyMI
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 12:01:33 AM

California needs to fall off into the ocean sooner rather than later.
DarthDadJr
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:56:25 PM

...not sure what or who is getting fleeced.
kgbellman
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:52:30 PM

Interesting the lengths they go to
gamalerin
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:37:54 PM

are you sure ?
NorthglennBill
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:37:06 PM

Another political "fix" for the rich to get richer and the rest of us....?
mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:35:40 PM

You're not playing games here. Let's get serious.
skyking19
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:35:29 PM

Ok
VDubBill
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:34:52 PM

This probably explains why Algore moved to Montecito, CA. To be near his money.
mstearno
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:32:08 PM

I'm going to hug a tree right now
ramman2012
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:26:59 PM

Thanks America.
w9med
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:26:24 PM

Corporations always screw you if theycan
DEG
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:24:40 PM

The cap and trade needs to be eliminated.
jdc17327
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:21:35 PM

yeah, touch your toes!
wonderlander
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:20:42 PM

interesting
LCSTEELERBOB
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:19:32 PM

lets boycott speedway then gas prices will go down, as they are the first ones that start raising prices and then everone else follows ijn north west indiana
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:18:23 PM

OK? Are you nuts, senrac?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:18:17 PM

I think I understand this
Senrac
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:16:08 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:14:46 PM

I like California's strict restrictions.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:09:31 PM

Amen.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:08:11 PM

nonsense, pure nonsense
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:01:45 PM

Doublespeak from the crazies.
VetteFan
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:01:23 PM

This will be true all across America.
babugp
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:57:17 PM

ok
bif65
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:55:09 PM

ok
mikaye
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:53:36 PM

what else is new
UC2
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:53:12 PM

benefit of being screwed
johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:52:57 PM

You couldn't pay me enough to live on the left coast.
Blue48
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:51:21 PM

JUST ANOTHER BENEFIT..BEING A CALIFORNIAN!
gobux10
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:50:34 PM

Not surprised
QualTekGuy
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:50:21 PM

I'm on a low CARB diet.
moody4u
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:49:00 PM

Al Gore Making $$$$$ Baby!
30mpg80
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:48:13 PM

Higher costs, things are tough all over
mrbee
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:45:41 PM

Yep. California.
Gurgle-Gurgle
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:43:58 PM

Would the last person to leave California, please turn out the lights.
abcdMA
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:42:32 PM

being fleeced as we speak
bluebird1
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:40:58 PM

Cap & trade has never been shown to work in reality...so yes being fleeced!!!
jorja13
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:40:07 PM

Cap and Trade, carbon trading, carbon tax....all schemes for the government to get even more of your money in taxes. In December 2009 Europol announced that carbon trading fraud in Europe had cost over $7 billion dollars in only 18 months.
fedupMN
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:39:55 PM

ok
1cheapgasin
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:32:00 PM

It's widespread.
OilOnTheCheap
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:31:35 PM

California is a great place to live … if it wasn’t for the scheming elected officials and their crazy ideas.

Well at least the weather is great.
ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:29:16 PM

Everyone is getting fleeced.
altima2008
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:29:02 PM

I'll stay here on the east coast!
cutter1330
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:15:44 PM

California.....'bout says it all!!!
darkknight1
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:12:08 PM

Glad I don't live in California
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:10:59 PM

Time to give California back to Mexico.
nugney
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:10:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:03:19 PM

Probably
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