Home | About | Donate

Make the Polluters Pay! Ellison and Sanders Call on Congress to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies


#1

Make the Polluters Pay! Ellison and Sanders Call on Congress to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Despite the clear need to move away from a fossil fuel-based energy system, U.S. taxpayers continue to line the pockets of oil, gas, and coal companies with subsidies and tax giveaways projected to cost more than $135 billion over the next decade.


#3

Hopefully, this is a symbolic first shot across the quite large bow of the Fossil Fuels Mafia. Unfortunately, the corporate welfare this bill calls for cutting is institutionalized to the point of ossification.


#4

PLEASE, end fossil fuel subsidies!! Just because our economy is inextricably reliant on fossil fuel is absolutely no reason subsidize the fossil fuel industry particularly if you beleive in a free market. Um, yo, conservatives, what was that that you said about free-markets?


#5

This is one of the things JFK told Walter Cronkite he was going to end in an interview in the Rose Garden in September.

  • In November, he was dead.
    ;-})