'When Government Plays a Part, It can Bring the Private Sector Along.'
The House Energy and Commerce Committee released some White House and other e-mails relating to Solyndra. Unsurprisingly, there were many, many warnings that this was a quite risky method of using taxpayer dollars, and it appears those warnings were ignored:
Let's Compare the 'Strategic Investment' of Romney and Obama.
On MSNBC, President Obama’s deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter, refers to Solyndra as a “strategic investment.”
So, to sum up:
Mitt Romney’s performance record with his clients’ money at Bain: 70 percent profitable, according to a study by the …
Presume for the sake of argument that the Obama administration is correct that the stimulus and their other efforts to decrease unemployment and build a prosperous economy could have worked, but were impeded by factors beyond their control: “This …
Gillespie: Crony Capitalism Hurts Workers More than Any Private Equity Firm
Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie just completed a conference call organized by the Romney campaign, arguing that the crony capitalism we’ve seen under Obama is a much greater threat to prosperity and the well-being of American workers than any …
The Solar Kickbacks of Barack Obama
Obama is continuing to scoff at those who disagree with his energy policies:
“Some politicians . . . dismiss the promise of solar power and wind power and fuel-efficient cars,” Obama said. “They make jokes about it. One member of …
The Dueling Themes of the Day
For the Obama campaign and Democrats, it’s “Spotlight Romney as Governor” Day.
David Axelrod — you know, the political strategist who routinely attends national-security meetings — will be in Boston, to hold a press conference in front of the …
Romney Camp: Solyndra's Not Even Half the Story!
The Romney campaign wants the American public to know about more than just Solyndra. They insist, “that’s not even half” the story, pointing out similar large loans and grants to First Solar, ECOtality, SunPower . . .
They find “$16.4 Billion of …
The Obama Campaign, Only Worried About 1994's Layoffs
Summing up the below post, 22 million Americans are currently unemployed or underemployed, and the Obama campaign wants to talk about 350 workers laid off in 1994.
For perspective, in 1994, Barack Obama had not even been elected to any office, and he had …
Obama 2012: Because Nothing Is Ever His Fault.
From the final Morning Jolt of the week:
Per Se Can You See, By the Dawn’s Early Light
Per se what?
“Obviously, we wish Solyndra hadn’t gone bankrupt,” Obama said. “But understand: This …
Obama's Favorite Companies Hitting Hard Times, Again and Again
The RNC notices that another one of Obama’s favorite companies, solar-panel manufacturer Amonix, is hitting hard times. The company only officially “opened” its plant in North Las Vegas in May of 2011. The company got a $6 million tax credit to …