Over 689 Reason Not To Vote For Obama
The next time a candidate runs under the banner of “Yes We Can!” the American people might ask: “What, precisely?”
“Cap and trade.”
“Electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.”
The war on coal.
Opposing the Sacramento–San Joaquin Water Reliability Act.
Biden on Solyndra: The “jobs are going to be permanent jobs. These are the jobs of the future. These are the green jobs. These are the jobs that won’t be exported. These are the jobs that are going to define the 21st century and the jobs that are going to allow America to compete and to lead like we did in the 20th century.”
George Kaiser, the billionaire Obama fundraiser who held the biggest stake in Solyndra.
Refusing to hand over internal White House documents about Solyndra.
71 percent of energy grants and loans were given to Democratic donors, bundlers, or members of Obama’s National Finance Committee.
Raser Technology of Utah received a $33 million grant. It filed for bankruptcy in 2011.
Sun Power received $1.2 billion in taxpayer guarantees. Today, it owes more than it’s worth.
Aptera liquidated itself in 2011. It had received a $150 million conditional loan from the federal government.
Pressuring an Air Force general to change his testimony to favor LightSquared, a wireless company, run by major Democratic donor Sanjiv Ahuja.
Ener1 received a $118.5 million grant from the Department of Energy. It went bankrupt in January.
BrightSource received $1.6 billion in guarantees and turned it into a $177 million loss.
Beacon Power received $43 million in loan guarantees. It’s now bankrupt.
ECOtality received $126.2 million of taxpayers’ money. It posted $45 million in losses and will never be profitable.
Abound Solar received $400 million in loan guarantees to build photovoltaic-panel factories. The company has filed for bankruptcy and laid off all 305 of its employees.
Nevada Geothermal received a $98.5 million guarantee in 2010. The company is failing.
Stretching CAFE standards beyond all reasonable limits.
Taking lots of campaign schmundo from “British Petroleum.”
Instructing BP to create a $20 billion escrow fund to be distributed by the government.
Hilda Solis, the AFL-CIO’s “humble servant.”
Steven “The Public Needs to Be Educated” Chu.
Because we only needed to be told once that Chu won a Nobel Prize.
The country deserves an energy secretary who owns a car.
Because Thomas Edison must be avenged.
The Chevy Volt.
The Korean batteries in the Chevy Volt.
The recall of every Chevy Volt ever built.
EPA regulation of carbon.
The EPA running free of congressional oversight.