Brown didn't vote yes and so-called plan doesn't even exist
Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan."
Candidate Obama's views differ from President Obama's actions
Ohio Coal Association
Says that President Obama said in 2008 that his proposed greenhouse gas regulations "will bankrupt" anyone who wants to build a new coal-fired power plant.
Is cap and trade a Republican idea?
"I don’t understand what Republicans are doing against this. It was their idea. John McCain introduced cap and trade legislation three times."
Relies on a bloggers calculations that used bad data
Cap and trade legislation that Zack Space supported "would cost the average household approximately $1,761 per year in increased energy rates."
A worst case scenario from groups supportive of big business
A bill to cap carbon emissions "could cost Ohio 100,000 jobs."
But it doesn't necessarily power all the lights
"In the 18th Congressional District, 100% of electric generation comes from coal."
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