Of the numerous, mind-boggling missteps taken by the current Administration to stimulate our fledgling economy, which is the worst? It's difficult, at this point, to quantify. The combination of most of the errors will simply keep our economy and workforce in dire straits for ages beyond when a natural recovery would have occurred without their interference. Of particular interest, though, is the carbon cap-and-trade tax -- a scheme aimed at "arresting" global warming. Ironic, and fitting, Nancy Pelosi was scheduled to speak at a global warming protest on Capital Hill late last month, but her flight to D.C. was cancelled due to a major snow storm. On the same day, Discovery News reported a study that global temperatures had flatlined since 2001. Global Warming: On Hold?: Discovery News Researcher Kyle Swanson, atmospheric scientist, says the current global cooling is like "nothing we've seen since 1950." Hmm. We are creating more hurdles for businesses, in an attempt to disarm...ah, global warming? Or is it global cooling? Where's global warming? - The Boston Globe Since this is a tax on energy production, it will ripple through nearly every segment of the economy, and feast on the pocketbooks of everyday Americans. In fact, Dr. Margo Thorning says that Obama's carbon tax will cost the average American family between $700 and $1,400 per year. Lemme see...Joe Schmoe took a pay cut, his wife lost her job, no more matching on his 401k (which is down 55%), his medical insurance is increasing by 28%......and now [drumroll please............Tada!] he will incur several hundreds of dollars in new expenses from Obama's energy tax!! Betcha he goes and spends bigtime!! Do I see a new car in his future?? Dr. Margo Thorning Reacts to President Obama's Address Can we get one single piece of legislation passed that actually stimulates....and doesn't impede...economic activity? Its difficult to blame Obama for all of this, because he never had a clue in the first place. However, his disciples are helping him to push that ultra-liberal agenda through at Mach III and it is difficult to see any worthwhile solutions on the horizon with this Administation. They're already writing checks we can't cash, and there doesn't seem to be any end in sight.