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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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jorobins538
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:25:06 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:24:50 PM

The rich just want to get richer with our money! Price fixing etc!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:23:21 PM

Need to find a way to confine CARB, it's rules and regulations to California. After all is is the California Air Resources Board not the U.S. Air Resources Board.
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Just take out the ethanol.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:20:28 PM

Im sure theres alot more to this story.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:16:56 PM

it takes all kinds of people...
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:15:17 PM

I vote for lunatics also
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:13:04 PM

lunatics
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It was nice to read but is still used for the bottom of the bird cage.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:08:18 PM

What a bunch of wackos.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 5:06:56 PM

Sure, Delaware is where our credit cards like to hang out too
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:55:45 PM

Really?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:55:06 PM

why are politicians being so sneaky
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No kidding?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:52:40 PM

California has made its bed by overtaxing and liberal over-regulation of everything thing within its borders.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:51:02 PM

more hog wash
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:48:43 PM

Delaware doesn't have the same regulations as to what is needed that is why basement, backroom and boilerroom buisiness love to have there addresses there.
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another cost?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:45:42 PM

When a president purposefully chooses to decrease our domestic supply by 13%, with hopes of driving that supply even lower, and objects to U.S.-Canadian pipelines and new forms of exploration, discovery and friendly importation, the price consequences are real, and should be scrutinized.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:45:23 PM

you lost my interest when you mentioned California....
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:45:12 PM

CAP AND TRADE another scam and CARB -wow- Used to be every one followed California's lead. look where it got them. Do away with Cap & Trade. Don't follow California unless you want to end up as bad as the people living there now have it.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:43:33 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:42:37 PM

California sheep deserve to be fleeced, for continually electing socialists.
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...and the government just keeps getting bigger.
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eliminate democrat 'breeding' programs to reduce greenhouse gases...
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It will happen here just wait till obama gets re-elected!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:34:42 PM

cap and trade - what a joke and why to fleece the tax payers
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:32:29 PM

Surprise ?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:30:45 PM

Cap & Trade schemes are bad news.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:28:56 PM

CA get what it deserves.
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:24:54 PM

Scam to fleece businesses for no good reason.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:24:36 PM

Sad that California and Quebec are the only ones buying in but BC is taking a different approach. We have a ever escalating Carbon tax. It was brought in by the Liberal party (wich is about as liberal as the Republicans).
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:24:21 PM

It is just a bunch of Hot Air.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:23:31 PM

It figures
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:21:53 PM

for free
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:21:42 PM

Ah yes ... more of the trickery from pig-oil & friends becoming exposed
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:20:18 PM

is that good ?
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obama just had a re-elect me tv ad saying he approved the clean air act for the western usa
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Something new?
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Ouch!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:16:17 PM

Good to ponder
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:13:18 PM

I understand that Delaware is a good place to incorporate, because you can go bankrupt again and again with no penalty.

[Edited by: DblChek at 4/7/2012 7:14:03 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:11:47 PM

We always are getting fleeced by someone
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:11:19 PM

hmmmm!
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Glad I live in the upper midwest.
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:07:56 PM

They created a stealthy new Corp in Delaware? They got as far away as they could from their own state, didn't they?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 4:07:02 PM

That "cap-and trade" program will end up costing Californians a whole bunch of money for little, if any, benefits.
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gang banged is more like it
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