Clinton's Energy Tax: Now That's A Scorched Earth Policy

Republicans were dying on the vine until Senator William V. Roth (R-Del.) had the wits to hold hearings on the Internal Revenue Service. Having reestablished resonance with the public, Republicans are promising major overhauls of the IRS and the tax code. But while Republicans prepare for an intraparty debate over the flat tax vs. a sales tax, Bill Clinton and his environmentalist allies are devising a regressive tax on energy.

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