Articles Tagged: Bill Clinton

William O’Keefe: Will the Carbon Tax Make a Comeback?

‘I have listened to you, I have learned from you, and you’ve made me a better president.” So said President Barack Obama after winning re-election. But on the subject of energy it isn’t clear what he has learned. If news reports are accurate, the president’s second-term agenda may include pushing for a carbon tax ostensibly to reduce the deficit and address climate change.

Generational Amnesia

If the Obama Administration and Democrat leaders in Congress pursue a carbon tax as part of their deficit and climate policies, they will test the old axiom that if you don’t learn from history, you are condemned to relive it. In 1993, President Clinton proposed a BTU tax on energy in his first budget. The […]

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