If President Obama is re-elected, the Senate already has a bill in waiting entitled the Consumer Ready Environmental Energy Plan (note the acronym).
One major aspect of the plan is to require all citizens to reduce their carbon footprint by 2015.
Beginning in 2015, if a citizen cannot provide proof that they have purchased a solar panel, windmill, or electric vehicle since 2011, they will be penalized $1,000 every year until such proof is provided.
As in the Affordable Healthcare Act, the penalty will be collected by the IRS. Read More»