Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) said the carbon tax resolution was designed to stifle any debate on what many economists argue is the most efficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “It is short-term thinking and economic folly” to ignore environmentally beneficial ways of raising much-needed revenue, Beyer said. “A carbon tax should, in fact, increase the cost of fossil fuel,” he said. But it would also drive down the cost of renewable energy sources “and perhaps, even nuclear” power, he said.
By turning off cameras, House Republicans pulled a move we normally see in oppressive governments in Syria, Iraq, and Russia.
There are a number of measures we can take that will save lives without changing any gun laws.
I know too many people who committed suicide using a gun. With a gun, there is no second chance.