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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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nugney
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:10:57 PM

ok
autohio
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:03:19 PM

Probably
tes283
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:01:24 PM

sorry to here this.
Focus2
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:00:23 PM

Maybe this needs to be nipped in the bud!
Soglaos
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:58:10 PM

Another way ti cheat the system
heardva
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:58:09 PM

ok
silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:53:47 PM

That seems to be the name of the game for these people, thats what there good at!
sit
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:53:46 PM

Sounds like another way for washington to get my money to spend on their wasteful projects.
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:53:31 PM

Sounds shady to me.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:51:07 PM

Agree with DustyHorse.
I'm sorry the residents of California are getting what they deserve for not voting these knuckle heads out of office.

You don't have to stay blue
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:47:21 PM

I'm sorry the residents of California are getting what they deserve for not voting these knuckle heads out of office.
mnorthwood13
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:38:29 PM

Although a biased piece in my opinion, cap & trade is a bad thing.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:37:58 PM


Tar and feathered.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:36:44 PM

ok
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:34:49 PM

interesting, but harsh to consumers
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:33:54 PM

Hmmm.
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:32:37 PM

Now that's funny!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:31:56 PM

stop shutting down coal fired electric generators and lower the electric rates. Stop obumo now!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:30:48 PM


Something else for someone to take advantage of.

BCHS76
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:25:19 PM

Stop air pollution now.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:16:11 PM

The more complicated it is, the more there's a chance for corruption.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:14:37 PM

ok
iamforiu
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:14:16 PM

ok
Hoporrene
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:12:24 PM

Nothing is going as plan
diegotoad
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:09:16 PM

Another idea that will work out badly for consumers.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:07:09 PM

Another Scam To Worry About....
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:06:59 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:04:49 PM

Does not sound encouraging.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 8:03:54 PM

Wonder if the VP helped orchestrate the Delaware end.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:59:30 PM

Another "scam" in the works.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:58:38 PM

hmmm.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:57:41 PM

stating the obvious...politicians set up the corporation in Delaware so they could hide their theft of taxpayer money that will go into this scam corporation (the corporation isn't a scam, what they do is). It will be money laundering operation..
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:53:16 PM

And states want to follow the lead of California?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:52:46 PM

The only way to get rid of "The purported menace to the future of our planet" is to get rid of ALL Senators,start anew.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:49:36 PM

more bad news
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:43:50 PM

More ripoff.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:41:07 PM

Climate Change that is done by the people of the world is BS. All this Cap and Trade is the same.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:38:59 PM

nice too hear!!!! just some one else trying to jump into my back pocket
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:38:09 PM

Go green...
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:37:47 PM

Fine
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:36:52 PM

great!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:36:25 PM

typical pollical self interest
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:32:39 PM

Government legislation creating another market for political correctness.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:31:05 PM

The corrupt politicians are going to make a killing on this.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:29:52 PM

Cap and trade. That is a scam
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:27:00 PM

Rich want to get richer with our money.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:25:47 PM

Figures...
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:25:06 PM

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

The rich just want to get richer with our money! Price fixing etc!
netman044
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 7:23:21 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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