I've been talking
to some greenish folks about 933, and I've found that standing on the
constitution or the idea that the green agenda is wrong is not effective at
changing their mind. But here is the one thing that seems to
When they claim 933
would be a huge setback to environmental protections, point out that it does not
effect society's ability to take or regulate property at all. It simply spreads
the burden equally, so that everyone shares in the cost. That will motivate
people to be realistic about it. Instead ofstealing billions of dollars from a
few people, the People are still free to take whatever they want -- they just
have to share the burden of paying for it.
That seems to be
the most effective approach... Don't say they don't have the right, etc., etc...
They cannot be convinced. Just point out that society will be more careful and
"reasonable" about what they take, because they will not be able to dump the
entire burden on a tiny number of people.
That is the
critical point... 933 will not cost society billions of dollars... They can keep
all of the regulations in place if they really want to. It just spreads the