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Author Topic: Obama?s Global Warming Plan Cost Poor Americans $44 Billion, Raises Taxes By 166  (Read 627 times)
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« on: April 26, 2016, 04:16:07 pm »

Obama?s Global Warming Plan Cost Poor Americans $44 Billion, Raises Taxes By 166%


http://dailycaller.com/2016/04/23/obamas-global-warming-plan-cost-poor-americans-44-billion-raises-taxes-by-166/#ixzz46ltuLq1t

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President Obama?s global warming plan would cost America?s poorest families billions annually, according to a report published Thursday by the Manhattan Institute.

The study estimates that Obama?s global warming plan would increase the costs of living for the poorest American families an additional $19 billion per year, equivalent to increasing their taxes by 166 percent. The tax increase would also raise taxes on other poor families by an extra $25 billion, equal to a 33 percent tax increase. Living costs for the richest households would only increase by 4 percent.

Obama wants to implement the Enviromental Protection Agency?s Clean Power Plan, which would effectively tax four-fifths of American carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and be similar in scope to an economy-wide carbon tax. In addition, Obama has proposed a $10.25-per-barrel oil tax.

Neither plan would have a large impact on global warming. Data modeling created by the EPA and run by the libertarian Cato Institute shows that the Clean Power Plan would only have
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