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Jay Townsend on Energy & Oil

 


Cap-and-trade bill makes a bad situation worse

For too long, our dependence on foreign sources of fossil fuels has shaped our foreign and national security policy. For too long, we have, in effect, been funding both sides in the Global War on Terror. We export vast sums of American capital to hostil regimes for fossil fuels; monies which are then used to fund the war on terror and those bent on killing innocent Americans. Senator Schumer's support of the cap and tax bill making its way through Congress will only make a bad situation worse.
Source: Campaign website, www.townsendfornewyork.com, "Issues" Jul 27, 2010

Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures.

Townsend signed the Contract From America

The Contract from America, clause 2. Reject Cap & Trade:

Stop costly new regulations that would increase unemployment, raise consumer prices, and weaken the nation's global competitiveness with virtually no impact on global temperatures.

Source: The Contract From America 10-CFA02 on Jul 8, 2010

Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low.

Townsend signed the Contract From America

The Contract from America, clause 8. Pass an 'All-of-the-Above' Energy Policy:

Authorize the exploration of proven energy reserves to reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources from unstable countries and reduce regulatory barriers to all other fo

Source: The Contract From America 10-CFA08 on Jul 8, 2010

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