Green Energy

Who Is Trying To Buy the Senate to Get a “Special Break?”

by Steve MacDonald April 28, 2014
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I can’t help thinking that the  Democrat “big oil is trying to buy the senate thing” is an opportunity for us to make a very important point about the fundamental flaws in Democrat thinking about energy and special breaks. First, we ought to be able to agree that any business or individual that is taxed […]

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Evil Billionaire And His Brother Try To Buy The US Senate

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2014
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When someone tells you a pair of rich brothers are trying to buy up the government do you think of Tom and Jim Steyer?  You should.  They are looking to buy up the US Senate for Liberal Democrats, and Tom has admitted as much.  They want to impose a radical green agenda on the nation–from […]

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These Aren’t The Solar Farm Projects You’re Looking For…

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2014
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WND has an article that explores the solar energy connections surrounding the Bundy Ranch standoff, Harry Reid, his family, and some high-ranking Democrats.  It’s quite an interesting read.  Or did I mean Reid? I guess the Chinese are out, and have been for a while, but there is a consortium of domestic interests that link […]

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Sequester? What Sequester? DoD Just Dumped $17 Billion Into Green Energy Companies.

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2013
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The Pentagon just issued back to back $7 billion dollar awards, $14 billion total, that’s $14,000,000,000.00, for…wind and solar projects. ($7 bill here, and another $7 bill there.) This must be the change we were looking for.  After the Department of Energy wasted close to a trillion on green energy boondoggles, a majority of which […]

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Fed’s Waste Your Money on Another Failed Clean Energy Loan

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2013
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We can add the Vehicle Production Group (VPG) to the long list of central planning failures by the Federal government, proof again that national control is a recipe for waste, fraud, and abuse with your hard earned dollars. You’ve probably heard of Soyndra ($500 million), Fisker ($192 Million), and there are dozens of others.  Well […]

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Bad News For Obamamobiles

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2013

One of the best things about ignoring all the hype and just using common sense is when you are proven right.  The only thing better than that is when the Kool-aid® drinkers start to realize that you were right as well.  What the heck am I talking about?  Electric cars. For close to five years, […]

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Where Treehugger doesn’t add the 1 + 1

by Skip May 1, 2013

(H/T: Treehugger) As most readers know, I used to go over Treehugger a lot and bring back “stuff” as a Doodling – rather easy when they have a big slant for Progressivism, Urbanism, and UberEnvironmentalism all wrapped up into a single package.  However, since they’ve been purging of the likes of ‘Grok commenters Cris P […]

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Irony?

by Steve MacDonald January 14, 2013

If you gave Exxon Mobil an army, the ability to print their own currency, the power of taxation, the ability to set national energy policy, and executive authority to enforce it, what do you think might happen? If Democrats are to be believed they would do with oil and gas what Barack Obama and the […]

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Why “Green” Energy?

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2012

If you wanted to bring western civilization down, give it a good beating for all its so-called malfeasance, what better way than to make it near impossible to sustain the things that made being a western civilization all it was cracked up to be? Consider that which makes us or any of our allies any […]

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WTF.gov

by Steve MacDonald December 4, 2012

Your government floods the AM band with public service announcements (PSA’s).  Back in the day I used to have to read them when I did radio in High School.   We didn’t have them pre-recorded.  But now they have them canned and you can just play them with a mouse click or program them into the […]

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Obama: “I Want Wind Turbines Manufactured Here In China.”

by Steve MacDonald October 25, 2012

Biden-Mouth Disease Breitbart TV

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Global Warming Still a Hoax

by Steve MacDonald October 15, 2012

How much warmer has the world become since a) 1880 and  b) the beginning of 1997? The answer to a) 0.75C The answer to b) zero. How much has wacky left wing energy policy based on this ridiculous idea cost us?  Enough to buy the world a coke and keep it company several hundred times […]

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Ask New Hampshire Democrats…About Gas Prices

by Steve MacDonald October 5, 2012

Nothing says ‘we have no principles whatsoever’ like a crowd of screeching banshee gone silent when the shoe is on the other foot. If you’ve failed to notice this happens to Democrats often and no example is more prominent than gas prices. Back when it was politically expedient, Democrats in New Hampshire were wailing like […]

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Which Utopian Democrat Dream-Scam Is Failing Faster?

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2012

Which Utopian dystopian Democrat dream-Scam is failing faster? In Cah-Lee-Four-Knee-Ah the Workers paradise is collapsing at an ever increasing rate as the anchor of unsustainable public union contracts and pensions drag otherwise average, every-day, incompetently run, but barely sustainable left wing bureaucrapalities (bureaucratically strangled municipalities run by an endless string of administrators and political descendents […]

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Happy “Dependence Day” Seattle – Your City Just Banned Plastic Bags

by Steve MacDonald July 4, 2012

Nothing says freedom like telling your citizens or local businesses what to do.  But Seattle is not exactly a bastion of Freedom and liberty.  And today is no different. The Seattle City Council has voted to ban plastic grocery bags. This is another win by so-called environmental groups that claim the bags fill up landfills […]

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Evil Energy Speculators

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2012

Thanks to commenter JackL for the reminder; that Jeanne “no oversight” Shaheen, Barack ‘Boondoggle’ FauxBama and the Democrats have always relied on the lie that rising energy prices were the result of “Evil Oil Speculators.” Evil Speculators…speculators… Isn’t what Mr. Obama, Secretary Chu, and Senate Energy Committee maven Greene Jeanne Shaheen have done, energy speculation?  […]

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The ‘Bain’ Of Green Boondoggles

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2012

Following Skip, who followed me, here is White House Propaganda Minister Jay Carney attempting to articulate the differences between private venture capitalism (Romney/Bain/private money/80% success) and Green Venture Corporatism (Obama/Cronyism/ Public money/ Billions lost for nothing). From Allahpundit c/o Hot Air For one thing, Bain evidently did due diligence on the companies it bought instead […]

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Ask Jeanne Shaheen – Where’s The Oversight?

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2012

According to this video (from Obama Isn’t Working.com) Mr. Obama has blown through $16 billion ($16,000,000,000.00) on public equity green energy gambles that have cost jobs and lost our money, much of it to Big Obama donors, and cronies. So here’s a question?  New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen cut her teeth in her first Senate […]

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Solyndra Pay To Play Hanging On Obama Like A Dead Weight

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2011

Obama’s Solyndra problem in under three minutes

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