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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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yakstar
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:07:39 PM

life is a scam...
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Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:07:05 PM

Sound like ripoff.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:06:36 PM

Ca is out of touch
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:04:52 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:03:19 PM

NOT SURPRISED!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 11:01:33 PM

California needs to fall off into the ocean sooner rather than later.
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DarthDadJr
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:56:25 PM

...not sure what or who is getting fleeced.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:52:30 PM

Interesting the lengths they go to
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:37:54 PM

are you sure ?
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NorthglennBill
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:37:06 PM

Another political "fix" for the rich to get richer and the rest of us....?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:35:40 PM

You're not playing games here. Let's get serious.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:35:29 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:34:52 PM

This probably explains why Algore moved to Montecito, CA. To be near his money.
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I'm going to hug a tree right now
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Thanks America.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:26:24 PM

Corporations always screw you if theycan
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:24:40 PM

The cap and trade needs to be eliminated.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:21:35 PM

yeah, touch your toes!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:20:42 PM

interesting
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:19:32 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 10:18:23 PM

OK? Are you nuts, senrac?
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:18:17 PM

I think I understand this
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:16:08 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:14:46 PM

I like California's strict restrictions.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:09:31 PM

Amen.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:08:11 PM

nonsense, pure nonsense
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Doublespeak from the crazies.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 10:01:23 PM

This will be true all across America.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:57:17 PM

ok
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:53:36 PM

what else is new
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:53:12 PM

benefit of being screwed
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:52:57 PM

You couldn't pay me enough to live on the left coast.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:51:21 PM

JUST ANOTHER BENEFIT..BEING A CALIFORNIAN!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:50:34 PM

Not surprised
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:50:21 PM

I'm on a low CARB diet.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:49:00 PM

Al Gore Making $$$$$ Baby!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:48:13 PM

Higher costs, things are tough all over
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:45:41 PM

Yep. California.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:43:58 PM

Would the last person to leave California, please turn out the lights.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:42:32 PM

being fleeced as we speak
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:40:58 PM

Cap & trade has never been shown to work in reality...so yes being fleeced!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:40:07 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.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:39:55 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:32:00 PM

It's widespread.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:31:35 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.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:29:16 PM

Everyone is getting fleeced.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:29:02 PM

I'll stay here on the east coast!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:15:44 PM

California.....'bout says it all!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:12:08 PM

Glad I don't live in California
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:10:59 PM

Time to give California back to Mexico.
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2012 9:10:57 PM

ok
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