Groups such as American Solutions and Pajamas Media have been running campaigns on Google so that when a user types in “American Power Act” into a news search, their ads will appear before legitimate news stories on the search page.
The ads from Pajamas Media (PJTV) ran at least until June 8th, with their ads taking people to a website devoted to uncovering the truth behind the so-called “climate gate” scandal from last year.
The conservative group, founded partly by right-wing pundit Michelle Malkin, has been working aggressively to use the “climate gate” scandal as proof that climate change and global warming are a hoax.
American Solutions has attempted a more subtle approach, trying to keep themselves away from the conspiracy theorists at PJTV.
Their ad will take readers to a page claiming the bill is nothing more than a ploy to enact cap-and-trade policies. According to the folks at American Solutions, cap-and-trade is a cleverly disguised idea that will just lead to higher taxes for American consumers.
The Left believes if gas costs more you'll drive less. That's why they want to increase the gas tax, but they don't want you to know.
They'll try to say it is not a gasoline tax because it doesn’t raise the current 18.4 cents per gallon Federal Gasoline Excise Tax. The details reveal their proposal is a new tax on top of the existing Federal Gasoline Excise Tax. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who helped craft this new gas tax, admitted the higher costs for energy companies “will be passed on” to motorists at the pump.
Don't be fooled by their "spin". This bill is a Gas Tax on you and your family.
In addition to the misinformation campaigns running on the web, other conservative groups – like the folks over at RedState.com – are claiming that the administration is using the Gulf of Mexico oil spill as a means to push for the climate bill.
As the days and weeks quickly pass, time is running out for Congress to pass this bill. If action isn’t taken quickly, all plans for climate legislation will be put on hold until after November, or possibly longer if Democrats lose control of Congress.
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