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  •  But if the carbon tax were placed on polluters (4+ / 0-)
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    pistolSO, Miss Jones, AoT, fuzzyguy

    such as factories and large businesses?

    •  When Citigroup and Goldman were fined... (0+ / 0-)

      ..hundreds of millions of dollars by the SEC, did the execs suffer a hit in the pocketbook, or did Goldman pass it on to its shareholders and clients?

      That's precisely what would happen with a carbon tax on polluters.

      It'll be passed on to the consumer.

      That's why I oppose it.

      Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

      by PatriciaVa on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:59:48 PM PST

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