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CNN story: The only thing ‘high speed’ about ‘high speed rail’ so far is the speed at which the money is being spent
Off the tracks
Set phasers for ‘waste’
Training finally pays off
Transparency update: Dept. of Energy pressed on use of personal email accounts for Solyndra discussion
Middle Class Joe
Heh: Environmentalist California governor seeks exemption from environmental regulations in order to speed construction of high speed rail project
No SOTU for you!
**Written by Doug Powers “You guys know that when the president gave me the responsibility of dealing with and implementing this recovery act, he called me Sheriff Joe. Well, I’ve still got my badge on.” – Joe Biden, April 6, 2010 ***** Really, Joe? Part of an $11 million grant intended to provide business attire […]
The ‘Taxpayer Subsidized Clean Energy Company Losing Money and Laying Off Workers While Execs Get Raises’ Story of the Day
That was then, this is now
Selective transparency under cover of weekend, part VI
The next “next Solyndra”?
Preview of coming attractions?
The real question is what does it mean to them?
Other old friends also re-appear
**Written by Doug Powers The Obama administration was preparing to toss another very expensive life preserver, but Solyndra had already forever slipped beneath the rolling, green waves. From the Washington Post: The Obama administration’s Department of Energy was poised last summer to give Solyndra a second major taxpayer loan of $469 million, even as the […]
**Written by Doug Powers As Jeffrey Anderson at the Weekly Standard pointed out, the White House releasing a fiscal report on the Friday before a long holiday weekend can only mean one thing: There’s not much good news in it for the White House, and, ergo, taxpayers. Such is the case with the White House […]
**Written by Doug Powers Thank goodness the Dodd-Frank bill took care of the problems, eh? From Reuters: Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) on Friday said it would ask for an additional $8.5 billion from taxpayers as it continues to suffer losses on loans made prior to 2009. The largest U.S. residential mortgage funds provider […]