March 2, 2009

Is Obama trying to wreck the economy?

Capping carbon emissions, thereby increasing energy costs -- in this economy? And having the gall to also claim, as Obama did last week in his first speech before Congress, that anyone earning less than $250,000 a year won't see their taxes increase "by a dime"? Maybe so, but energy costs are certainly going up under Obama's proposal, which White House budget chief Peter Orszag could not deny when challenged by George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" this past Sunday.

As Newt Gingrich said at this year's CPAC gathering over the weekend, taxes won't go up for anyone earning less than $250,000 annually -- unless you use electricity. Or buy gasoline. or home heating oil ...

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