With the Administration and congressional Democrats continuing in their plans to impose job-destroying cap & trade upon the American people to fulfill their anti-growth ideology, it’s worth remembering that part of their mantra is "the rest of the world is doing it". So… um… let’s check up on the rest of the world shall we?

France is backing down from a plan to tax carbon-dioxide emissions that had been a central plank of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s push for a more prominent role in the global fight against climate change."