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    Climate Barbie unwittingly admits carbon tax is all about government revenue, not reducing carbon emissions.

    So, some background:

    Earlier today the independent Financial accountability office of Ontario released report that (the MSM claim) said the Ford governments cancellation of cap and trade will add $3 billion to Ontario's deficit over the next 4 years. Not exactly.

    Layman's terms:

    https://torontosun.com/news/local-ne...was-a-bad-deal

    Ontario Financial Accountability Officer Peter Weltman’s report on the financial implications of Premier Doug Ford cancelling former premier Kathleen Wynne’s cap-and-trade scheme revealed two things.

    First, Wynne’s plan was a terrible deal for taxpayers.

    Second, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s looming carbon tax on Ontario, now that we don’t have a carbon pricing plan, is even worse.

    Weltman reported with Ford killing Wynne’s cap-and-trade scheme, the Ontario government will take a $3 billion hit to its bottom line between 2018-19 and 2021-22.

    That’s because the loss of revenue to the government from cap-and-trade, which, let’s remember, would have been paid for by all of us in higher consumer prices, is $7.2 billion.

    To that, Weltman adds $600 million in windup costs for a total cost of $7.8 billion, $3 billion short of the $4.8 billion in savings he estimates from cancelling the programs cap-and-trade was going to fund.

    The reason for this is that some cap-and-trade initiatives funded infrastructure programs that will not provide immediate savings, plus about $500 million in programs for this year that weren’t cancelled.

    What the FAO doesn’t address is whether Wynne’s scheme would have delivered value for money.


    So, dumbass Climate Barbie decides to tweet the following:

    Catherine McKenna
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    Catherine McKenna
    Ontario's financial watchdog says Ford's decision to scrap a price on pollution will lead to $3 billion in lost revenue, making Ontario families worse off. This shouldn't be surprising. If you don't have a plan to fight climate change, you don't have a plan to grow the economy.


    She just unwittingly admitted putting a price on carbon is all about revenue for the government, not reducing emissions.

    And I can't help but notice she also left out this tidbit from the FAO report, that the Trudeau Liberals carbon tax will cost Ontario households MORE THAN DOUBLE what cap and trade would have (also from the above Toronto Sun link):

    The new bad news from the FAO’s report is that in the absence of cap-and-trade, the carbon tax Trudeau will impose on Ontarians, starting at $20 per tonne of emissions next year, rising to $50 per tonne in 2022, is worse.

    Weltman estimated while the annual cost of Trudeau’s carbon tax to the typical Ontario household would be slightly less expensive than cap-and-trade in 2019, ($258 vs $264) by 2022 Trudeau’s carbon tax will cost the average household $648 annually, more than double $312 for cap-and-trade.

    And we will pay that money, according to every credible study of Trudeau’s carbon pricing plan, as part of a national carbon pricing scheme that will come nowhere close to meeting Canada’s emission targets.

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    She also doesn't seem to understand that a $3 billion LOSS in government TAX revenue usually means a $3 billion PLUS in tax payer pockets.

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    Baaa,, Haaa f@ck'n thud

    Soulchaser where do you get this sh1t, fake news
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    Notice too how they have started to boldly call CO2 pollution. This despite the fact, fact, that with satellites we know that the earth has never been greener with vegetation since we first could tell from space decades ago.
    Pew pew pew

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    Given time the truth will eventually come out. It's fun watching them wriggle and dance trying to maintain the lies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulchaser View Post
    She also doesn't seem to understand that a $3 billion LOSS in government TAX revenue usually means a $3 billion PLUS in tax payer pockets.
    Apparently another one that's not good in math.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteelCap View Post
    Apparently another one that's not good in math.
    Not really, loss in government revenue is money not in her and her Libtard cronies pockets.

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    I'm thinking her new nickname should be "The Plastic Bag"...?

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    OK,, as an add on to the TURD doll for Christmas I will now be offering the climate Barbie,, sh1t sake
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    Quote Originally Posted by Billythreefeathers View Post
    OK,, as an add on to the TURD doll for Christmas I will now be offering the climate Barbie,, sh1t sake
    Complete with a compartment for tannerite please

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