Anti-Carbon Tax Bill Revived For Debate In Congress By Republican House Members

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By Lynda Bryant-Work Two House Republicans have revived an old but ongoing issue and introduced a resolution condemning the idea of a carbon tax. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and West Virginia Rep. David McKinley filed H. CON. RES. 119 on April 28 saying a tax on carbon dioxide emissions would “be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the United States.” McKinley and Scalise outlined the dangers to the American economy in the resolution stating a carbon tax would increase energy prices,…

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The GOP Baseball Practice Shooting – Unity from Tragedy? It Depends on the Application of Unity

by Oletta Branstiter Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at this hour after an early morning attack on Republican congressmen practicing for their annual softball game tomorrow evening. 5NewsOnline.com reports that “Matt Mika, who works as a lobbyist, was the fifth person shot on the field during Wednesday morning’s practice, CBS News reported. He was reportedly shot multiple times and was admitted to an area hospital in critical condition.” James Hodgkinson, believed to be a Bernie Sanders Democratic supporter, had a violent history including arrests for battery, resisting arrest,…

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