Monday, January 05, 2009

Cheeseburger Tax - Greenhouse Gas

Okay, so we're starting out the new year with one giant step into the ridicules zone.

The EPA has a way to curb greenhouse gases caused by livestock.

Tax the Cows !

Which will in turn raise the price of beef...

... which will in turn make the price of cheeseburgers go up !


You bet.

You pet lovers are next.... they poop too.

Read on:
EPA 'Cow Tax' Could Charge $175 per Dairy Cow to Curb Greenhouse Gases

Call this one of the newest and innovative the ways your government has come up with to battle greenhouse gas emissions.

Indirectly it could be considered a cheeseburger tax, but one of the suggestions offered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act is to levy a tax on livestock.


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