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More carbon tax advocacy, this time from Jerry Taylor/Cato, in a piece criticizing Pickens' plan by TokyoTom

Jerry Taylor , a senior fellow at the Cato Institute , published a pithy criticism in last week's Financial Post of T. Boone Pickens' plan to get wind subsidies and other favors from Congress; said Taylor: "Virtually every claim made by T...

Bootleggers and Baptists in Texas and DC: Texas sells Pickens eminent domain powers and wind power transmission rights for his personal 8-acre "water district", while Sierra Club helps to push wind subsidies by TokyoTom

[Update: David Zetland at his Aquanomics blog has linked to my piece , astutely noting that if one applies Bruce Yandle `s "Bootleggers and Baptists" metaphor to Pickens' campaign for wind power and transmission subsidies, Pickens as Bootlegger...