Pierre Trudeau despised the west, especially Alberta and its oilmen. His immoral National Energy Program nationalized private companies and transferred wealth from Alberta to Ontario and Quebec. But there was a logic to it: take Alberta’s oil at below world prices and give it to the east.
Yesterday, Justin Trudeau copied his dad, announcing a new carbon tax. It’s literally a tax on air.
Australia repealed its carbon tax in 2014. The U.S. doesn’t have one. This is junk science. It’s junk economics.
We’re going to fight back here at the Rebel, in our own small way. But this will take a massive, national effort — by the official opposition, by the premiers, by other media, by lawyers and judges.
If you want to fight back, go to our special website, StopTheCarbonTax.com.
NEXT: To talk more about the effect Trudeau's carbon tax will have on Canada, and the west in particular, is Paige MacPherson, the Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
THEN: Journalist (and Democrat!) Mickey Kaus comes on to try to forecast the outcome of tonight's Vice Presidential Debate. (He also has an intriguing analysis of the first Presidential Debate.)
FINALLY: Your messages to me!