Front groups

Front groups

Cry Wolf Quotes

[Social Security is] the end of democracy.

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The American Liberty League pamphlet. 1935.

[RGGI money] was taken by regulators from consumers in the form of higher electricity bills and then redistributed to environmental special interests friendly to the politicians in power.

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Americans for Prosperity New Hampshire state director, Corey R. Lewandowski.

This is the biggest conspiracy between the public sector, big banks and government that Americans have ever seen and you the ratepayers are going to pay the priceā€¦. This is not about a clean environment. This is not about green energy. This is about raising taxes on your energy and passing that energy rate tax onto you the ratepayer.

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Steve Lonegan, director of the New Jersey chapter of Americans for Prosperity

Over the past ten months, the RGGI Cap & Trade scheme has been exposed as nothing less than a devious and deceptive tax. This is a program that has been stained by secrecy and open to exploitation by speculators looking to profiteer on the backs of ratepayers all while driving up electricity rates and contributing to the continued exodus of jobs and industry from our state.

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Americans for Prosperity New Jersey state director, Steve Lonegan.