2009 is shaping up to be a banner year for those dedicated to the impoverishment of all Americans. Nowhere is that more true than in the area of environmentalism advocacy.
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) will replace Rep. John Dingall (D-MI) on the House Energy and Commerce committee. The EPA, prompted by last year's Supreme Court decision declaring CO2 a "pollutant," has prepared documents for comment that promise to radically expand their already absurdly large and unconstitutional power over the economy. And, far from least, Obama is already making threatening noises about the subject.
Let's take a look at each of these in turn to get some clues about what's in store.