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Dear Congress, Please Vote yes to raise my energy bill!

To my representative in Congress,

        I am writing or calling you today to encourage you to vote for HR 2454,  the Waxman- Markey energy bill. With an average cost per household of only $1500 per year this legislation is a real bargain. In these booming economic times I'm sure that every one of your constituents will be glad to pay alittle bit extra for a tank of gas and their monthly electric or gas bill.  Of course every thing that we purchase that uses electricity from light bulbs to lawnmowers to automobiles will cost a little extra as well.  And let's not forget that if by any product that uses energy to be produced (basically everything) will be just a little more expensive.



electric meter posted on Flickr Creative Commons by "Beige Alert"
electric meter posted on Flickr Creative Commons by "Beige Alert"

        We know just from last summers spike in gas prices, that an increase in energy costs might cause a few of your constituents to lose their job.  With the job market as strong as it is, these folks should have no problem at finding a new job.  Heck, they'll probably appreciate having some time off to relax. Of course paying for a tank of gas or keeping the lights turned will be easy to pay on those big unemployment checks!

        Let's not forget the long term economic benefits of this wonderful legislation.  I can't believe that the Congressional Budget Office didn't even factor in the decrease in GDP. According to the CBO "The resource cost does not indicate the potential decrease in gross domestic produce (GDP) that could result from the cap." If we are all making less money then we pay less in taxes ... right?  So in way this isn't really a tax increase.  We make less, we pay less,  I'm sure that somehow Congress can make that a tax cut!

        Since the government is now competing against private enterprise in the automotive industry, I sincerely hope that Government Motors General Motors will be given some sort leeway on meeting the requirements imposed by the legislation. This will will give them a great advantge over those other evil private companies. Those folks who work in manufacturing plants or dealerships for other manufacturers better get on the ball if they want to compete!  Right?  Even if GM doesn't have any special advantage, those folks better shape up or prepare a resume!  I'm sure the economies of Ohio, Michigan, and other auto producing states will be be ble to provide plenty of good paying jobs for those lid off workers.


    Sincerely,
    A Concerned Voter

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If you want to see your cost of energy and cost of living go up contact your Congressional representative today!  The vote is scheduled for Friday June 26!
   
Ok... I suppose that there may be a few of you out there who may be opposed to this legislation.  I guess you could let your representative know about that as well.

Contact your Congress representative so they can raise your energy bills!

If you live here in Cobb County Georgia, here is the contact info for our representatives.

Phil Gingrey
District Office Phone: 770-429-1776

Tom Price
District Office Phone: 770-565-4990

David Scott
ph: (770) 432-5405 

For more information on HR 2454 there is a well written article in today's Wall Street Journal.  Check it out!

 

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