Category Archives: Solyndra

Is more government the answer?

E.J. Dionne: Government is the solution Why don’t Democrats just say it? They really believe in active government and think it does good and valuable things. One of those valuable things is that government creates jobs — yes, really — … Continue reading

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ZOMG!!!1!

Second Romney-Backed Solar Company Files For Bankruptcy On Thursday, Mitt Romney campaigned at the headquarters of Solyndra — the first renewable energy company to receive a federal loan under the stimulus — and reiterated his debunked claims that its bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Jabberwocky

Jim Treacher: Jay Carney explains the difference between Solyndra and Bain Capital, so try to keep up Here he is, presumably having just given the boilerplate non-answer on Solyndra — it’s really no big deal because hey, come on, there … Continue reading

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How Obama wasted the stimulus

Via Hot Air: Theoretically, for the stimulus to have worked, the government would have had to target idle resources. Instead, the government funneled money into already-existing government contracts. Similarly, for the stimulus to have worked, state leaders would have had … Continue reading

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While the whole world was watching something else . . .

While the peasants were revolting on Wall Street yesterday, things were going on in Washington: Energy secretary refuses to apologize over Solyndra loan Energy Secretary Steven Chu is a physicist, not a politician, but he was unflappable under attack from … Continue reading

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Oh what a tangled web we weave . . .

Via Hot Air: Emails tie Obama fundraiser to Solyndra push Advisers to Obama fundraiser George Kaiser discussed Solyndra and other government contracts during their visits last year to the White House, according to emails released Wednesday by House Republicans. The … Continue reading

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