White House memo from 2010 warns of risks in giving the loan. But, fortunately, the loan helped Solyndra buy robots that whistled Disney Tunes. So it wasn't a total waste of tax payer money.
Delaware’s political establishment thinks First State electricity consumers should subsidize the manufacturing of super-sized fuel cells, under the auspices of California-based Bloom Energy, to replace natural gas and coal-fired power plants in generating electricity.
Turns out there's a lot of money to go around when a company gets a taxpayer loan. Congressional campaigns, governor campaigns and yes, even presidents get a rebate when loans are made.
With gridlocked Washington unable to choose between the two great economists Keynes and Hayek, some leaders of both parties are attempting to come together in embracing the philosophy of another influential thinker: the immortal J. Wellington Wimpy.
In a preview of what’s likely to become a common occurrence in the Obama energy strategy, a California manufacturer of solar systems that was financed by a half-a-billion loan through the Obama administration announced that it would seek bankruptcy protection.
President Obama is going to give yet another Big Speech next week. Who among us can contain his excitement?
Every American manufacturing company gets tax deductions that help it create jobs and strengthen our economy – whether it produces newspapers, furniture, cars or fuel. Eliminating those deductions would increase unemployment and further slow our nation’s desperately needed economic recovery.
A frequent refrain during budget and debt ceiling debates is that we need revenue enhancement: higher tax rates, reduced deductions, eliminated credits. But doing this, especially amid today’s massively expanding regulations, will kill more jobs and further reduce government revenues.
Barack Obama is the most reactionary president in the recent history of the United States.
So, what can we do to lower gas prices? Lately, liberals have been explaining away high gas prices with two fables.
Unless you’ve been living in Abbottabad, you’ve probably noticed the price of gasoline is rising almost as fast as our national debt. How our government spends our money and how we decide to power our economy are two of the most pressing challenges facing our country.
Earth to Washington: The free market offers practical solutions for "going green."
Barack Obama just gave a belated but stern warning about escalating debt -- a few weeks after he presented a 2011 budget with a $1.6 trillion annual deficit, the largest shortfall in American history.
The same U.S. government that got man to the moon is now teamed with GM to get you to the corner store... for $41,000.
Japan is grappling with a triple tragedy: earthquake, tsunami and possible nuclear radiation. This has brought rolling blackouts, as authorities strive to meet electricity demands with reduced supplies and crippled transmission lines.
It's interesting the Dems don't see the same urgency in our looming entitlement crisis as they do in their fake energy crisis.
America is running out of natural gas. Prices will soar, making imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) and T Boone Pickens' wind farm plan practical, affordable and inevitable. That was then.
Ever heard of the Solyndra solar-cell plant in Fremont, Calif.? Most people haven’t. That’s a shame, considering how much taxpayer money has been poured into it.
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