Obama’s “Energy”

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Basic Energy Facts

http://instituteforenergyresearch.org/hardfacts.pdf

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Obama’s Real Energy Policy

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/08/obamas_real_energy_policy.html

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama’s green power push

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20131112/DAA11OTG2.html

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[Obama's] Energy Policy: A National Money Hole

http://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2013/12/11/us_energy_policy_a_national_money_hole_107399.html

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Why the U.S. Should Not Follow the EU’s Energy Policies

www.manhattan-institute.org/pdf/eper_13.pdf

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Europe’s green energy nightmare could haunt the US

http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/22/europes-green-energy-nightmare-could-haunt-the-u-s/?print=1

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Greenhouse Gas Standards for New Facilities Present Significant Technology Challenges

http://americanactionforum.org/research/greenhouse-gas-standards-for-new-facilities-present-significant-technology

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… natural gas production on federal lands has fallen by 33 percent since 2007…

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/01/02/good-news-for-2014-domestic-energy-revolution-is-underway-in-usa/

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Ethanol vs. the World

The corn fuel mandate is raising food prices and hurting the poor.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443404004577581140907497810.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop

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Prairies vanish in the push for green energy

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101193881

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The new stealth approach to energy policy being pushed under the guise of a Clean Energy Standard is frankly dishonest.

http://www.american.com/archive/2011/august/not-free-to-choose-the-reality-behind-clean-energy-standards

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President Obama’s Green Jobs Pretense Is An Unmitigated Fiasco

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2011/09/06/president-obamas-green-jobs-pretense-is-an-unmitigated-fiasco/

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GREEN CRIME: Obama Spent Nearly $17.2 Billion to Create Only 3,545 Green Jobs… Or a Staggering $4.8 Million Per Job

http://www.globalclimatescam.com/2011/09/green-crime-obama-spent-nearly-172-billion-to-create-only-3545-green-jobs%e2%80%a6-or-a-staggering-48-million-per-job/

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OBAMA’S ENERGY BUDGET:

Misplaced Subsidies, Overlooked Benefits

http://www.manhattan-institute.org/pdf/ir_1.pdf

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US taxpayers giving $4B to foreign firms for green energy projects, study says

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/17/us-taxpayers-giving-4b-to-foreign-firms-for-green-energy-projects-study-says/

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Solyndra:

Obama blows $535 million dollars [of your money] on a crony capitalist [solar] scheme declaring bankruptcy today

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/08/obama_blows_535_million_dollars_on_a_crony_capitalist_scheme_declaring_bankruptcy

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White House Ignored Warnings About Solyndra’s Financial Health

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/white-house-ignored-warnings-about-solyndras-financial-health

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Solyndra’s closing has also raised concerns about the status of tens of billions of dollars the Obama administration has invested in other renewable-energy companies.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-solyndra-failure-auditors-wonder-what-other-bad-bets-obama-officials-made/2011/09/01/gIQALMlnuJ_print.html

So what has the Obama administration learned from this Solyndra debacle?

[Obama Administration] Races to Close Billions [More] in Renewable Energy Loan Guarantees

http://nationaljournal.com/energy/government-races-to-close-billions-in-renewable-energy-loan-guarantees-20110915

[Those loans, remember, are made with your money (actually, most of it will be your children's money since we don't actually pay for what we elect our Congress to purchase on our behalf).]

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Solyndra is just the tip of the iceberg

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/09/solyndra_is_just_the_tip_of_the_iceberg.html

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CBS News: 11 More Solyndras In Obama Energy Program

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/01/13/cbs_news_11_more_solyndras_in_obama_energy_program.html

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The story emerging [about LightSquared] has elements even worse than the squandering of half a billion [of your] dollars on [Solyndra]…]

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/09/worse_than_solyndra.html

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Solyndra Not Sole Firm to Hit Rock Bottom Despite Stimulus Funding

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/15/despite-stimulus-funding-solyndra-and-4-other-companies-have-hit-rock-bottom/

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[Obama's "science" advisor's] Solyndra testimony: Misleading jobs stats and missing context

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/steven-chus-solyndra-testimony/2011/11/17/gIQAvIRkVN_blog.html

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Obama: No regrets over Solyndra

http://whitehouse.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/03/obama-no-regrets-over-solyndra/

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Solyndra: Politics infused Obama energy programs

http://www.washingtonpost.com/solyndra-politics-infused-obama-energy-programs/2011/12/14/gIQA4HllHP_print.html

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Solyndra abandons efforts to go clean and green

Environmental mess left at plant

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/feb/23/solyndra-abandons-efforts-to-go-clean-and-green/

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Solyndra Case Reveals Gateway Between Administration Loans, Obama Allies

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/11/16/solyndra-case-reveals-gateway-between-administration-loans-obama-allies/

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Solyndra and the Perils of Green Industrial Policy

http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/ir_19.htm

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The Ghost of Solyndra: Still Haunting Taxpayers

Obama will [now] expedite seven [MORE] ‘clean energy’ projects as a part of his ‘We Can’t Wait’ program.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/08/the_ghost_of_solyndra_still_haunting_taxpayers.html

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Abound Solar Inc., a U.S. solar manufacturer that was awarded a $400 million U.S. loan guarantee, will suspend operations and file for bankruptcy because its panels were too expensive to compete.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-06-28/abound-solar-to-close-as-early-as-today-greentech-media-says

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WashPost: Before Solyndra, a long history of failed government energy projects

http://junkscience.com/2011/11/14/washpost-before-solyndra-a-long-history-of-failed-government-energy-projects/

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Obama’s DOE:

Report: 80% of DOE Green Energy Loans Went to Obama Backers

http://blog.heritage.org/2011/11/14/report-80-of-doe-green-energy-loans-went-to-obama-backers/

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Undeterred by the Solyndra scandal, the U.S. Energy Department is spending millions more to bring solar energy to your rooftop.”

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/doe-spending-millions-make-solar-energy-more-affordable\

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DOE approves $4.7 billion more in solar loan guarantees

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/10/doe_approves_47_billion_more_in_solar_loan_guarantees.html

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Second Energy Department-backed company goes bankrupt

http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/190641-second-energy-dept-backed-company-goes-bankrupt

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[Obama's] Energy Department Altered Loan-Related Releases

http://www.cnbc.com/id/44963294

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Flush another $20 million [of your money] down the toilet.  A North Las Vegas solar company has gone belly up after receiving $6 million in tax credits and another $15 million in grants from [Obama's] DoE.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/07/another_solar_bust_for_obama.html

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$35.9 Billion = Obama’s Investment of Your Money in ‘Clean Energy’

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/11/359_billion_obamas_investment_of_your_money_in_clean_energy.html

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Robert Kennedy, Jr.’s ‘Green’ Company Scored $1.4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout

http://biggovernment.com/whall/2011/11/16/robert-kennedy-jr-s-green-company-scored-1-4-billion-taxpayer-bailout/

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The Secret Gov’t Bank That’s Financing More Solyndras

http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2011/09/28/government-bank-financing-more-solyndras/?test=latestnews

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Solargate Spreads

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/09/30/solargate-spreads/print/

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SunPower: Twice As Bad As Solyndra

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?print=yes&id=46761

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Green in the red

Another taxpayer-backed energy company goes bankrupt

http://www.worldmag.com/printer.cfm?id=18886

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Move over, Solyndra, here comes Siga

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/11/move_over_solyndra_here_comes_siga.html

Speaking of President Obama’s various and sundry “Solyndras”…

Here’s a great business model. Start your company with the idea that it’s going to go bankrupt. Then, when it folds, inform your investors that the business was a success because it did exactly what you expected.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/10/professor_obamas_investing_101.html

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Fueled again

Failed alternative energy company auctions off taxpayer-funded facility for just pennies on the dollar

http://www.worldmag.com/printer.cfm?id=19034

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President Obama Mention[ed] An Energy Company In His Big Speech And It [Went] Bankrupt Instantly

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-next-solyndra-president-obama-mentions-an-energy-company-in-his-big-speech-and-it-goes-bankrupt-instantly-2012-1

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Drip, Drip, Drip: Yet Another Green Energy Stimulus Recipient Hits the Skids (the third this week!)

http://www.globalwarming.org/2012/01/27/drip-drip-drip-yet-another-green-energy-stimulus-recipient-hits-the-skids-the-third-this-week/

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Americans have seen three years of a series of brutal administrative assaults on the coal, natural gas, oil, and power production industries… At the same time, billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded government loans have simply vanished down the black hole of green energy cronyism, corruption, and malfeasance.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/03/removing_the_keystone_pipeline.html

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Keystone obstructions show how environmental extremism hobbles the economy

http://washingtonexaminer.com/examiner-editorial-environmental-extremism-hobbles-the-economy/article/2528046

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… the winning [Obama]bulb is on the market.  The price is $50.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/government-subsidized-green-light-bulb-carries-costly-price-tag/2012/03/07/gIQAFxOD0R_story.html

[Yeah, that sounds about right.]

[What, you don't want to spend $50 for every light bulb?]

[And you hypocrite conservatives call us liberals unpatriotic.]

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Energy Dept. Invests $43M [of your money] in Projects ‘Too Risky for the Private Sector’

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/energy-dept-invests-43m-projects-too-risky-private-sector

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U.S. sells $50 million green-tech loan at sharp [loss to taxpayers]

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/05/autos-vpg-sale-idUSL2N0H11YV20130905

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[Obama's] Gov’t plan to save bird[s] will hurt economy, critics say

http://www.foxnews.mobi/quickPage.html?page=22995&content=100939686&pageNum=-1

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