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Senator Harry Reid’s Part in Green-Energy Crony-Corruption

clakatos Wrote: Jul 15, 2012 11:11 AM
Derek85, GE and Immelt (Obama's Jobs Czar) may not have "jumped on the green-energy equipment bandwagon," however, they surely jumped on the $80 billion worth of "green" stimulus dollars -- over $3 billion and counting. Check out my research on them: General Electric Making “Bank” off Obama's “Green” Stimulus Money; Over $3 Billion and Counting http://greencorruption.blogspot.com/2012/07/general-electric-making-bank-off-obamas.html Further, even the New York Times took note of GE's green power GE’s “green power,” noting that in 2009, GE now profits from every aspect of the boom in renewable-power plant construction...”

So far our chronicle of the green-energy crony-corruption story, has focused primarily on the connections the players have to President Obama. This chapter stars Senator Harry Reid. When looking at the whole story, it’s important to note that Senator Reid “led passage of the $814 billion stimulus bill and worked to include the loan guarantee program to help finance clean-energy projects”—projects to which, as we will show, he is connected.

In a DOE press release, Reid actually bragged about how he included the green loan guarantee in the stimulus bill: “As I led passage of the stimulus bill,...