Friday, July 24, 2009

The Modern Bloodletting, or, Dr. Obama Applies Energy Taxes

Here is my take on the new cap-and-trade energy taxes, whose final results will be showing up on our utility bills, and in the prices of anything which energy is used to produce, in the near future:

The Modern Bloodletting --or-- Dr. Obama's Urgent Care Technique:
Economicus: Help, I feel fainter, I am slipping away!
Dr. Obama: Quickly, Cut deeper! We must have more Taxes if we are to save him!

A hat tip to the headline of Louis Woodhill's recent article, Bleeding the Economy Back to Health, although his point seems a different one.

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