for the "elimination of all payroll taxes -- including those for social security and unemployment compensation -- and the replacement of that revenue in the form of pollution taxes, principally on CO2."
But Gore said it's up to the American people to demand action.
"When the politicians are paralyzed in the face of a great threat," he explained, "our nation needs a popular movement, a rallying cry, a standard, a mandate that is broadly supported on a bipartisan basis." The former Presidential candidate plans to spend the next year campaigning for the cause.
As David Sirota reminds us, some House Democrats are "bragging about how they are shaking down Big Money interests for cash." And while I agree with Matt Stoller that "it's time the blogosphere begin to focus on organizing problems instead of just our obsession with message," too many people still see no difference in the two political parties when it comes to the corrupting influence of Big Money.
Stoller is also upset about a certain House Democrat in the leadership who is "pandering to Wall Street."