Category Archives: Tax Laws

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Climate Leadership Council Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans The CLC has been put forward by an Οp-Ed in the Washington Post, and the “The Pricing Advantage” by George R. Schultz and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats

Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats It is sad to see Trump and his Political Appointees attempt to remove funding for projects related to climate science and environmental protection, while the Congress again ignores them, and in … Continue reading

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Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been?

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been? Well,Trump has pumped up the military budget for the last two budgets.  And the weapons systems have been progressed.  But the military is only one of many technological, environmental, … Continue reading

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Trump’s October Surprises

Trump’s October Surprises A so-far secret and unwritten middle class tax cut, to cut middle class taxes by 10%.  It can’t be voted on until after the election, so I suspect, we have to have a Republican Senate and House.  … Continue reading

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Increased Oil Prices as a Test of a Carbon Tax

Increased Oil Prices as a Test of a Carbon Tax The cost of a barrel of oil has increased by double from its $41 minimum average in 2016 to $80 a barrel now for the OPEC basket, although the 2018 … Continue reading

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Complete Personal and Household Costs of a National Carbon Tax

Complete Personal and Household Costs of a National Carbon Tax It was pointed out to me that just considering personal transportation and household energy left out coverage of all non-personal equivalent CO2 emissions in our economy.  It is direct to … Continue reading

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Projected Carbon Tax Costs for Households in California and Orange County

per year. Coal is not of mix of our local utilities, and only 4% of in-state power is produced by coal.  There is more used from out-of-state by long range LADWP contracts. The rate per therm of SoCalGas for natural … Continue reading

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Live Action Report of PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District

PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District First, my motivational messages for why Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is no longer representative of the 48th California District.  We start with the rising sea level and its projected damage to Newport … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank

Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank Apparently we are discovering a law of sociology, that a group of like people will guarantee that only similar people will enter or stay in the group. The case we are … Continue reading

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Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes

Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes Trump can never really keep a secret. He eventually reveals everything. Trump tweeted for more global warming to heat up New York and D.C., where he wants more winter business for … Continue reading

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