View Full Version : France Strikes Down Carbon Emissions Tax; Ruled Unconstitutional

01-01-2010, 10:27 AM
Constitutional Council Strikes Down French Carbon Emissions Tax
Wall Street Journal

French Revolution! Carbon tax ruled unconstitutional just two days before taking effect
Watts Up With That.com

This new French carbon tax was scheduled to go into law on Jan1, 2010. The tax was steep: 17 euros per ton of carbon dioxide (USD $24.40). In a stunning move, and surely a blow to warmists everywhere, the tax has been found unconstitutional and thrown out. Originally found here (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fskyfal.free.fr%2F%3Fp%3D468) (Google Translation).

01-01-2010, 11:36 AM
A sad day when the froggies have more spine than a red blooded 'Merican!