I would like to draw your attention to the article in The Economist about a junior senator from Washington who is sponsoring a cap-and-dividend bill that deserves our support. Because of copyright issues, I cannot reproduce the article here, but here's the URL:
A refreshing dose of honesty
Feb 4th 2010
Maria Cantwell and the politics of global warming
This is the kind of healthier approach that we all should consider supporting, and encouraging our senators and President Obama to support as well. If the majority of Americans want this kind of legislation, then our democracy demands that it be considered, without the special interests looking out only for their own gain, getting in the way.