Here’s a summary of the
poison plan, from a bizarre Greenwire article (subs. req’d):
The bill would include an increase of as much as 50 cents in the gasoline tax, a “stiff tax” on carbon and the removal of the mortgage interest deduction on homes over 3,000 square feet….
A “stiff” carbon tax PLUS a gasoline tax PLUS a pointless tax hike for large homes — that triple-tax overkill is the definition of a poison pill, and even the double tax (carbon and gasoline) makes no sense, as I have noted. (I’ll get to what’s bizarre about this article at the end.)
In talking points distributed by his office, Rep. Dingell (D-MI) absurdly claims: