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

Dot462 Wrote: Jul 14, 2012 12:06 PM
The unions and some casino owners in southern Nevada pushed for Reid. There were many RINOs in Nevada who endorsed Reid rather than his opponent, who they didn't like. The Republican party in Nevada is split between the old guard and the Ron Paul people. Watch what happens with the Nevada delegation to the Rep convention. I don't know anybody who voted for Reid, either, but then I live in Reno. The mayor of Reno, Bob Cashell, a Republican, endorsed Reid. At least, Cashell will be out next year due to term limits. Wish we had term limits on Reid and other long-term elected persons who have developed serious cronyism and look for ways to push legislation through that benefits their friends and donors.

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,...