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White House Delivers Select Additional Solyndra Documents

By Doug Powers  •  November 12, 2011 11:04 AM

**Written by Doug Powers On Thursday, the subpoena deadline for all remaining Solyndra documents came and went, but shortly after the White House did agree to turn over “some” of the information. Yesterday the White House kept the “some” promise. It wasn’t really a Friday document dump, but rather an end of the week folder […]

Solyndra Subpoena Deadline Comes and Goes; Update: White House Agrees to Turn Over ‘Some’ Documents

By Doug Powers  •  November 10, 2011 03:04 PM

Historic transparency can’t be rushed

The Great Stonewall of Obama; Update: Solyndra e-mail contradicts White House on donor contact

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 9, 2011 09:35 AM

Scroll down for latest updates… The Great Stonewall of Obama by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 The White House laments that America hasn’t built enough massive government infrastructure projects. Nonsense. At the rate it’s growing, the Great Stonewall of Obama may soon be the second largest manmade object visible from outer space. While many […]

White House Calls Solyndra Subpoena ‘Unreasonable Burden on the President’s Ability to Meet His Constitutional Duties’

By Doug Powers  •  November 5, 2011 10:22 AM

Historic levels of transparency

House Panel to Subpoena All White House Correspondence Regarding Solyndra

By Doug Powers  •  November 3, 2011 12:47 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The Republicans don’t trust the White House’s review of the Energy Department’s “green” loan program to get to the bottom of the Solyndra debacle? Hard to believe. USA Today: A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee investigating the collapse of Solyndra voted today to authorize the panel to subpoena the White House […]

Must-see Solyndra TV: Stearns leads new House hearing tomorrow

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 13, 2011 03:58 PM

Logo credit: Sloane Get ready for another Solyndra flare-up in Washington Friday morning. Just in from GOP Rep. Cliff Stearns’s office: STEARNS HOLDING HEARING ON TREASURY’S ROLE IN REVIEWING SOLYNDRA LOAN GUARANTEE TREASURY STAFF INDICATED IN EMAILS SUBORDINATION OF TAXPAYERS WAS ILLEGAL WASHINGTON, OCT. 13, 2011 – “This investigation has learned that the Treasury Department […]

Friday Solyndra Email Dump

By Doug Powers  •  October 7, 2011 07:37 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Logo credit: Sloane Buried within an ABC News story about today’s release of hundreds of Solyndra-related emails is a reminder of what White House Spokesman Jay Carney said at a press conference late last month after being asked about the involvement of a Department of Energy consultant and Obama fundraiser named […]

A Solyndra head rolls: DOE loan exec Jonathan Silver steps down

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 6, 2011 05:26 PM

Logo credit: Sloane Stepped down or pushed out? Will he hush up now — or sing? WaPo reports: The head of the Energy Department’s controversial loan guarantee program has decided to step down, department officials confirmed to The Washington Post on Thursday. Jonathan Silver, who was named executive director of DOE’s Loan Programs Office in […]

Taxpayers Were Almost on the Hook for an Additional $469 Million When Solyndra Went Under

By Doug Powers  •  October 6, 2011 09:06 AM

**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 […]

Obama Administration Warned About Potential Embarrassment of Solyndra Visit

By Doug Powers  •  October 3, 2011 03:39 PM

Sending up solar flares

Solyndra Watch and the First Rule of Holes; Update: $1 billion in new DOE loans approved

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2011 11:04 AM

Logo credit: Sloane Just keeping you up to date on all the Obama boondoggles du jour… *The Wall Street Journal reports that Solyndra violated the terms of its government loan… Solyndra LLC had such steep financial problems in late 2010 that the company violated terms of its loan-guarantee agreement with the Department of Energy and […]

Rahm Emanuel: Solyndra? Never Heard of It

By Doug Powers  •  September 19, 2011 11:32 AM

The ‘Sgt. Schultz defense’ gears up

Solyndra Round-Up: Adventures in Venture Socialism

By Doug Powers  •  September 17, 2011 01:45 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Learning that Solyndra investors were placed ahead of taxpayers when it comes to who gets paid back in the event of a loan default wasn’t a big surprise. After all, the auto bailouts were also structured in a way so that the unions were taken care of first with taxpayers stuck […]

We need a Green Energy Loan Moratorium; Plus: “The optics of a Solyndra default will be bad”

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 16, 2011 10:43 AM

Reader Scott sent this letter to his congressman about the dangerous Solyndra sinkhole. You should send one, too: How about a Green Energy loan moratorium? The White House instituted an off-shore drilling moratorium over “safety concerns” and to prevent reoccurrence. Isn’t ensuring tax dollars are not wasted on risky green energy companies important enough to […]

Obama’s Big Green Boondoggles; Solyndra circus! Dems’ Blame Bush/Big Oil mantras; OMB warned: Firm “not ready for prime time;” Update: Treasury IG investigates; “Everyone knew”

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 14, 2011 09:50 AM

My syndicated column today expounds on the green phony, crony capitalism that has flourished — and flopped — in the Age of Obama. The latest developments breaking in the Solyndra scandal last night? Obama’s White House tried to rush the $535 million loan review, prompting complaints from financial officials. The White House, naturally, denies any […]

Saturday open thread: Palin, Solyndra, and public-private partnerships

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 3, 2011 01:32 PM

Saturday quick takes: *Sarah Palin is set to speak in Iowa shortly (estimated time – 2:15pm ET). You can watch live here on C-SPAN. She is reportedly going to tackle crony capitalism. The timing couldn’t be better. *It’s not news to readers of this blog that green jobs are a hemorrhaging taxpayer-funded slush fund for […]

How Dems fight terrorism: Hillary by raking in Wall Street donations, Bernie by battling climate change (a Sunday open thread)

By Doug Powers  •  November 15, 2015 10:13 AM

Is it hot in here or are they crazy?

Climate change crusader Jerry Brown’s hopes of becoming an oil baron dashed

By Doug Powers  •  November 5, 2015 10:07 AM

There will be hypocrisy

Leave it to Obama to turn Iran ‘death to America’ chants into an economics lecture

By Doug Powers  •  September 28, 2015 09:25 PM

“Death to America” is the Iranian job-creation equivalent of Solyndra, according to Obama

Schwarzenegger: Air isn’t Democrat or Republican, so follow the Dems lead on ‘clean energy’

By Doug Powers  •  September 22, 2015 09:30 AM

Been there, done that

Of course: Obama pins blame for colossal failure of his ‘arm & train Syrian rebels’ plan on GOP and… Hillary

By Doug Powers  •  September 17, 2015 08:37 PM

Hillary’s pantsuit now smells like axle grease

Fast Lerner: Subpoenaed tech guy who worked on Hillary’s private server says he’ll plead the 5th (sound familiar?)

By Doug Powers  •  September 2, 2015 08:07 PM

Nothing to hear here.

Obama torches 20,000 gallons of gas to warn that ‘fossil fuel interests’ are conspiring against ‘clean energy’

By Doug Powers  •  August 24, 2015 09:10 PM

Because it worked so well the first time

Hillary Clinton proves she’s ready to be Obama’s climate change successor

By Doug Powers  •  July 28, 2015 05:04 AM

Saving the environment, one private jet ride at a time

The green card racket for Beltway cronies

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 1, 2015 02:40 AM

The green card racket for Beltway cronies by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 Can we stop putting America up for sale to the most politically connected bidders yet? Where is our self-respect? Since 2001, I’ve warned about the systemic and bipartisan corruption of America’s EB-5 immigrant investor visa program. The latest report from the […]

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