Most people get this, but libertarians seem to have a hard time with it – "It seems like every time I discuss taxation, some libertarian will waltz in and say 'it’s my money and I don’t see why the government should be able to take it.' So let’s run through why, no, it isn’t your money."
This is by far the best first year on the environment of any president in history, including Teddy Roosevelt," said Carl Pope, executive director of the Sierra Club. "Most presidents have done their best environmental work late in their term. This is a very, very strong opening."