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After 3 Years, Our Nations BIGGEST SINGLE Green Energy Project Still Doesn’t Work? Naw, REALLY?!?!?!

November 26, 2012

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New Mexico (The Gaslamp Post) – It’s impressive to see and was intended to be one of the nation’s biggest modern marvels; a testament to what green energy can accomplish.  Atop the roof of a rental car outlet at the Albuquerque Airport sits what was hoped to be a system that would cool the building […]

Exxon-Mobil To Back President On CARBON TAXES?

November 23, 2012

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“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” – Rahm Emanuel Washington D.C. (Mark Drajem-Bloomberg) – Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is part of a growing coalition backing a carbon tax as an alternative to costly regulation, giving newfound prominence to an idea once anathema in Washington. Conservative economists and fossil-fuel lobbyists united in 2009 to […]

More Workers Get The Axe Because Of President Obama – WAY TO CREATE JOBS!

November 9, 2012

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Utah (The Gaslamp Post) – WTF, election day was only 3 DAYS AGO.  Well America, this is what you voted for!  A coal company in East Carbon has had to cease all operations and has laid off 102 miners as of today. The West Ridge Mine, owned by a subsidiary of Murray Energy Corp. released […]

Workers At “Green Energy” Company Paid To PLAY CARDS!?!?!?!?!?!

November 8, 2012

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Michigan (The Gaslamp Post) – There’s so little work there they say, that the employees literally sit around playing cards, board games, and reading magazines.  Employees at the LG Battery plant in Holland, Michigan say that they’d really like to be doing more, but there’s simply no work to be had. LG Chem, a stimulus […]

I Bet You Didn’t Hear About THIS On The News: Obama Stimulus (Your Tax Dollars) Was Spent On Chinese Solar Panels And To Foreign Wind Turbine Companies On U.S. Soil!!!

September 26, 2012

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – As the candidates go at each others throats, and the liberal main-stream media is doing its darndest to keep this failed president in the best of lights, they’re doing their best at damage control.  The media is accelerating its attacks on former governor and presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, […]

Investigator Who Cleared Obama In Solyndra Scandal A Top Donor

August 28, 2012

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Washington D.C. (Corruption Chronicles-Judicial Watch) – The banking executive who led the “independent” probe that absolved the Obama Administration for blowing billions of taxpayer dollars on failed green-energy ventures has donated big bucks to the president’s reelection campaign. This certainly raises doubts about the integrity of the investigation, which centered on nearly $3 billion in […]

$500,000 In Stimulus Money (Your Money) Spent To Air ‘Pro’ President Obama Adds?

August 22, 2012

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The United States (Jim McElhatton-The Washington Times) – The Labor Department paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus funds to a public relations firm to run more than 100 commercials touting the Obama administration’s “green training” job efforts on two MSNBC cable shows, records show. The commercials ran on MSNBC on shows […]

This Is Getting Really Old: Another Taxpayer-Funded ‘Green’ Energy Project Goes Belly up

July 20, 2012

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Nevada (Becket Adams-The Blaze) – After being open for only 14 months, Amonix has been forced to close its heavily-subsidized 214,000-square-foot facility in North Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Review Journal’s Hubble Smith reports. “The company today began selling equipment, from automated tooling systems to robotic welding cells,” Smith adds. Really? That’s so weird! We […]

DOE Missing $500,000 Worth Of Equipment Purchased With Stimulus Money

July 18, 2012

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Washington D.C. (Penny Star-CNS News) – An audit conducted by the Energy Department’s Office of Inspector General was “unable to locate” $500,000 worth of equipment purchased with stimulus money by a recipient of funds distributed through the deparment’s “Advanced Batteries and Hybrid Components Program,” according to an audit report published by the OIG. The DOE […]

$98.5 Million Down The Drain – ANOTHER Obama Green Energy Stimulus Company Goes Bust

July 5, 2012

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Nevada (Chuck Neubauer – The Washington Times) – A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in Nevada — which received hearty endorsements from Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — faces financial problems, and the company’s auditors have questioned […]

Are You Pissed Off Yet? President Obama’s $9B Stimulus Only Created 910 Jobs!

June 22, 2012

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Washington D.C. (Michael W. Chapman and Fred Lucas-CNS News) – The Obama administration distributed $9 billion in economic “stimulus” funds to solar and wind projects in 2009-11 that created, as the end result, 910 “direct” jobs — annual operation and maintenance positions — meaning that it cost about $9.8 million to establish each of those […]

Conservative, MY FOOT! Karl Rove Is Calling For Wind Energy Tax Credits???

June 15, 2012

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Georgia (The Gaslamp Post) – Karl Rove showing up at this year’s Windpower 2012 conference is an attention grabber enough, but when he decided to throw his support of tax credits for the wind power industry; people sat up and took notice.  Rove, a regular on The Factor, a prime time news show hosted by Bill O’Reilly, has long voiced his negative […]

The Next Loony Non-Crisis; Man Made Earthquakes

April 24, 2012

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The Midwest (The Gaslamp Post) – Reuters released an unusual interpretation of a U.S. Geological Survey abstract last week which is bound to bite them in the rear.  Last week it was reported that the supposed increase in earthquakes in the mid-west United States is directly related to fracking. Yes, you read that correctly.  Man is now responsible […]

Reader’s Choice: Saying The President’s Policies Are “Bullshit,” No Longer A Matter Of Opinion!

April 11, 2012

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Kansas (The Gaslamp Post) – Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Ted, for this story.  Does anyone else remember when the looney left, enviro-nazis, claimed that cows were killing the planet due to their excessive contribution of greenhouse gasses?  I guess they used to blame cow farts, for global warming…  Now it seems that the Obama administration […]

Publicly Funded Wind Turbines Only Generate Rebates For Those Who Can Afford Them, Not Much Else

April 4, 2012

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Interesting, you don’t see Occupiers protesting wind turbines…  Hmmm… Nevada (The Gaslamp Post) – They were warned…  The guy who waltzed into town, selling his company’s version of a feel good solution to a perceived energy and environmental crisis, was the same guy who tried to tell them to reconsider. Last year, when NV Energy blindly offered […]

YOUR Tax Dollars Are Paying Wind Farms NOT To Produce!

March 11, 2012

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Yes, you read that title correctly.  Due to the unpredictibility of nature’s forces, they’re either over-producing when there is not enough demand, or not producing when the electricity is needed.  President Obama’s solution?  Shut them down and give them tax-payer dollars to cover the Green Energy Companies losses!  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it […]

Socialism Is Great Until You Run Out Of Other People’s Money. GM Shuts Down Production of Chevy Volt and Lays Off 1,300

March 3, 2012

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Michigan (Keith Laing-The Hill) – General Motors has temporarily suspended production of its Volt electric car, the company announced Friday.  Gee, there’s a shocker!  I wonder if it has anything to do with no one wanting to buy them. GM, which is based in Detroit, announced to employees at one of its facilities that it […]

Any Surprise? ANOTHER One of President Obama’s Stimulus, Green Energy Companies, Tanks

January 28, 2012

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That’s TWO in ONE WEEK!  I wonder whose next?  These guys actually set a LAND SPEED RECORD for going belly-up.  These clowns weren’t even in business a YEAR!  Read on. Nevada (William Yeatman-Globalwarming.org) – Earlier this week, Stimulus beneficiary Evergreen Energy bit the dust. Then, Ener1, a manufacturer of batteries for electric vehicles and recipient […]

Another Obama Backed Green-Energy Company Going Bust

January 27, 2012

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Indiana (Lee Ferran and Matthew Mosk-ABC News) – The parent company of an electric car battery maker that received more than $100 million in government funding from the Obama administration has filed for bankruptcy protection, the company announced Thursday. Alex Sorokin, the CEO for lithium-ion battery manufacturer Ener1, said the company suffered when demand for […]

Green Energy Company Takes Federal Money, Then Lays Off Employees

January 19, 2012

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Ohio (Becket Adams-The Blaze) – Willard & Kelsey Solar Group LLC laid off about 40 people indefinitely at the beginning of January until changes to its production line are completed, according to Blade Business. The layoffs were confirmed by WTOL 11 and Sophia Fisher, executive manager of the Northwest Ohio Solar Hub. “I’d say pretty […]

“Green Energy” Company Dumps Employees After Recieving $200 MILLION in Stimulus From Obama

October 4, 2011

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Colorado (Matthew Boyle-The Daily Caller) – President Barack Obama’s “green jobs” initiatives suffered another major blow late Monday, as the nonprofit National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, announced a plan to lay off roughly 10 percent of its staff through a voluntary buy-out plan.   According to the Denver Post, the lab plans to eliminate […]

The Next Solyndra? Wind Farm Gets Federal Loan.

October 2, 2011

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New Hampshire (Unionleader.com) – In the name of “green energy,” the Obama administration is using taxpayer money to subsidize a New Hampshire wind farm that is a subsidiary of a hugely profitable company. New Hampshire’s largest wind farm, the Granite Reliable Power project under construction in Coos County, is jointly owned by BAIF Granite Holdings, LLC […]