Thomas Friedman hits on a few interesting ideas in his article “
It’s Lose-Lose vs. Win-Win-Win-Win-Win”
A justification for Carbon-Tax, instead of sequester.
N. Gregory Mankiw, the Harvard economist, who was a senior adviser to President George W. Bush and to Mitt Romney, argued that “the idea of using taxes to fix problems, rather than merely raise government revenue, has a long history.
On citizens taking responsibility for the situation.
“Diet Coke culture — sweetness without calories, consumption without savings and safety nets without taxes.” No wonder anything hard or smart is off the table. We pushed it there.