Posts Tagged ‘Carbon tax’

A Dark Day in Australia

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Source:  No Frakking Consensus

November 8, 2011

In my corner of the world it’s the 8th of November, 2011. On this date across the ocean in Australia something terrible happened (it’s already November 9th there now).

A minority government led by Julia Gillard passed 18 pieces of legislation that, collectively, ushered in a brand new, nationwide carbon tax. This is the same Gillard who, on the eve of a national election in 2010 made a clear, unequivocal statement:

I rule out a carbon tax. [backup link here] (more…)