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Boehner: capitalism is taxation

March 4, 2009

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House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) stated on March 3 that “‘Cap-and-trade’ is code for increasing taxes, killing American jobs, and raising energy costs for consumers.” His claim is based on the fact that carbon-intensive energy sources such as coal, natural gas, and petroleum supposedly provide 85% of the energy consumed in the United States. […]