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Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work

By David Kreutzer The Daily Signal March 30, 2016   Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work     As every 10-year-old who ever got a sweater for a birthday present has been told, “it’s the thought that counts.” That seems to be the guiding principle at the Department of Energy and […]

Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work

The Night Watchman

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig July 18, 2015   The Night Watchman   Whether True Or A Parody The Night Watchman Has A Valid Story And An Entertaining One THE NIGHT WATCHMAN Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said, “Someone […]

Synthetic fuel the answer to U.S. oil dependence

Source: The U.S. can eliminate its dependency on crude oil if the country switched to production of synthetic fuel using a combination of non-food crops, natural gas and coal, according to researchers at Princeton University. In a paper produced by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, researchers say their plan could also cut greenhouse […]

Rise of the Titan: ‘World’s fastest’ supercomputer goes live 1

Source: After falling behind Asia and Europe in the great race, where success is measured in FLOPS (floating-point operations per second), the US has struck back at the new high-tech Olympians with Titan: quite possibly the fastest supercomputer in the world. When Tennesseans hear the word Titan, their first thought is going to be […]

Ron Paul distills economic message into new Legalize Freedom slogan

Source: Almost every successful political campaign needs a slogan than voters can latch onto, and encompass all the traits and platforms a candidate wants to invoke.  On Saturday, November 5th, Presidential candidate Ron Paul ushered in his slogan of ‘Legalize Freedom’ during his stop in the state of Minnesota that ties together is political, […]

Officials Knew The Solyndra Deal Was Possibly Illegal 2

Source: Officials at the Department of Energy were warned that they could be violating the law if they restructured a loan guarantee for the solar panel maker Solyndra so that investors would be repaid before taxpayers. They went ahead anyway, The Washington Post reports, after getting a look at the email correspondence that preceded […]

Crony Capitalism: $737 Million Green Jobs Loan Given to Nancy Pelosi’s Brother-In-Law

Source: Despite the growing Solyndra scandal, yesterday the Department of Energy approved $1 billion in new loans to green energy companies — including a $737 million loan guarantee to a company known as SolarReserve: SolarReserve LLC, a closely held renewable energy developer, received a $737 million U.S. Energy Department loan guarantee to build a […]