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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 […]

Positive effect of ‘mindless austerity’ convinces Obama to call for renewed spending spree

By Doug Powers  •  January 30, 2015 05:24 AM

Why not?

Priorities: Obama admin tasks healthcare facilities with focusing more on … climate change

By Doug Powers  •  December 16, 2014 10:05 AM

The doctor is: In

Wow, Al Gore has lost so much weight that he makes a Prius look like a Chevy Suburban SUV

By Doug Powers  •  September 23, 2014 10:01 AM

Clown car of hypocrisy

Robert Reich after Obama decided to speak at Walmart: Whoever decided to have Obama speak at Walmart is a ‘numbskull’

By Doug Powers  •  May 10, 2014 06:15 AM


5 years later: How’s that Wreckovery working out for ya?

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 14, 2014 10:17 AM

From the 2009 MichelleMalkin.com Wreckovery logo contest 5 years later: How’s that Wreckovery working out for ya? by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 On Feb. 17, 2009, President Obama promised the sun and the moon and the stars. That was the day, five years ago, when he signed the $800 billion “American Recovery and […]

You’ve entered ‘The Promise Zone’

By Doug Powers  •  January 10, 2014 10:49 AM

Alrighty then

Cash & Kerry: US spends over $7 billion in 3 years helping other countries deal with climate change

By Doug Powers  •  January 4, 2014 12:44 PM

Dam sham

Following up on Joe Biden’s promise that Fisker Auto would be a multibillion dollar return on investment for taxpayers

By Doug Powers  •  November 26, 2013 01:16 PM

Not serious

‘Clean energy’ kick: Obama’s $7 billion plan to power Africa includes soccer ball generators

By Doug Powers  •  July 1, 2013 12:01 PM


White House on Obama’s $60-$100 million trip to Africa: ‘Great bang for the buck’

By Doug Powers  •  June 14, 2013 08:19 PM


Barack Obama’s “Social Innovation” slush fund

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2013 10:35 AM

Barack Obama’s “Social Innovation” slush fund by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 We all know now what the vengeful Obama IRS has been doing to conservative nonprofits the past four years: strangling them in the crib. But do you know how much pampering and largesse far-left welfare-state charities have received while limited-government groups suffered? […]

The most transparent administration ever, LOL

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 5, 2013 09:28 AM

The most transparent administration ever, LOL by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Sun, sun, sun, here it comes. Welcome to the Summer of Belated Epiphanies. Media lapdogs are finally, finally arriving at the conclusion that maybe this isn’t the most transparent administration in world history, after all. On Tuesday, the Associated Press reported on […]

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