Archive for October, 2011

20-October-2011

Carbon Tax is Bad (3rd Draft)

 

Why does the Government speak as though Carbon Tax is a foregone conclusion?

This folly will only become enforceable law if good people stand by and do nothing.

This travesty may have passed through the House of Representatives on 12-Oct-2011. But we need to raise a hue and cry now in order to stop its passage through the Senate.

Failing that, we will have become part of the problem by accepting without questioning the motives of politicians who don’t declare (and possibly aren’t even aware of) government conflicts of interest with big business and corporate lobbyists.

Why is the Labor Party trying to ram through a law with such huge repercussions without long-term, large-scale, democratic adjudication and debate on the propriety of such a tax?

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