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I am Perry Peterson, a retired auditor and tax accountant. My wife Valeta and I live along the front range of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains.
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Under cap and trade the federal government gives companies a limit to the emissions they are allowed, which is their “cap.” If they go beyond, they must enter into “carbon trading” by buying “carbon offsets.”
This is viewed by liberal Democrats in Washington as a way to generate additional revenue for their insatiable appetite for spending. The description ‘tax and spend liberal’ is well earned, especially in the last six years.
Democrats are counting on the 'global warming’ scare to help fuel the ‘need’ for carbon offsets.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has thrived and mutated during the ongoing civil war in Syria and Iraq.
ISIS is now poised to take over Bagdahd. ISIS has moved rapidly taking over cities in Iraq in the security vacuum that followed the departure of the last American forces from Iraq when President Obama proclaimed an Iraq victory in 2011 proclaiming that he had left behind a secure and stable Iraq.
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has thrived and mutated during the ongoing civil war in Syria and is now in Iraq filling the security vacuum that followed when Barack Obama pulled the last American forces out of Iraq without a Status of Forces agreement leaving an adequate military presence to keep the country stable .
ISIS is a militant group splintered from al-Qaeda that is so radical that even al-Qaeda wants no part of.
The aim of ISIS is to create an Islamic state across the Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.
In late March of this year, President Obama stayed in Brussels, Belgium for about 24 hours on a weeklong trip through Europe.
Lodging at The Hotel in Brussels cost $1.5 million, as we reported in April, including rooms for the president and his entourage, as well as for the advance team in the weeks preceding the visit.
Less than two and a half months later, President Obama returned to Brussels again for about 24 hours for a G-7 meeting in early June, once again stayed at The Hotel, and again incurred a cost of $1.5 million. This time, the documents cited a need for "399 Lodging Rooms, office rooms, and conference rooms from 5/22/2014 – 6/6/2014".