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Where Hope and History Rhyme

by Winston Vaughan 7/8/2009

Where Hope and History Rhyme  By Winston Vaughan, Environment Massachusetts Field Organizer "'There's a point in time where hope and history rhyme.' I think we have now reached that [point] on the issue of energy and global warming." [1] -- Congressman Ed Markey, quoting the poet Seamus Heaney, upon passage of the Waxman-Markey bill eleven days ago.  You're probably wondering if Congressman Ed Markey is right. Does the American Clean Energy and Security Act, sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman and Ed Markey, deliver the transformative change that President Obama promised?