Are you tired of hearing about Solyndra? Get over it. Solyndra is nothing more than the perfect Marxist microcosm of the ENTIRE OWEbama “experiment”.. Please allow me to explain..
Today’s New York Times starts the Bolshevik ball rolling.. The headline, like everything allegedly about OWEbama needs a bit of clarification and it only gets worse from there.. “In Rush to Assist Solyndra, U.S. Missed Warning Signs”. Does anything seem out of place there? Notice that OBAMA didn’t miss these “warning signs”, the “U.S.” did.. This is the equivalent of OWEbama “blaming” “Congress” for all of HIS woes..
“Obama’s visit to the Solyndra solar panel factory in California last year was choreographed down to the last detail.” No kidding.. The problem is that that is a fact, a fact that OWEbama and his Politburo are trying to evade as effectively as possible.. EVERYTHING prior to the “visit” was “choreographed” by OWEbama and friends.. EVERYTHING..
In May of 2010 OWEbama, while “visiting” the company that he saw as the beacon of envrio-imbecility said, “it’s here that companies like Solyndra are leading the way toward a brighter and more prosperous future..” Next $535 million of YOUR tax dollars were shoveled to this “company” so that OWEbama could “reassert American dominance in solar technology while generating thousands of jobs..” Not so fast there, Brownie..
“Reassert” American “dominance”? The ENTIRE green scam is geared towards ENDING “America’s dominance”.. The left insists that all of their demands relative to this collectivist crackpotterie be implemented immediately and ALL of their harebrained heresy destroys jobs, handcuffs those who create jobs and marches America backwards.. The whole “fossil fuel” fantasy comes to mind.
Please note that almost EVERY “hybrid” or “eniviro-friendly” vehicle is about the size of a roller skate. They HAVE to be because the “power” generated by these over-priced, over-subsidized flaccid fuels made from recycled gym socks isn’t powerful enough to keep the pilot light on your stove lit, let alone to allow you to pass another car on the highway..
The liberals persist with their demands. Their demands for higher and higher gas mileage is met through taking steel from the vehicles and replacing it with Styrofoam.. When you can fold up your car and put it in your back pocket, 100 miles to the gallon doesn’t seem illogical but the idea of surviving a collision with a “normal” vehicle certainly IS illogical..
As well, the liberal idea of ENDING American “dominance” is also intertwined with the liberal “green” religion. The liberal “scientists” will NEVER be able to create a fuel or a series of batteries that can sufficiently power an eighteen-wheeler. American “dominance” relies on manufacturers being able to deliver large amounts of their products to their customers in a timely manner. How many trips will it take to deliver goods in a “vehicle” the size of a shoebox? Fifty? Sixty? How many times will our driver need to “recharge” before ending at his destination? ANYTHING to slow the idea of commerce or capitalism..
The left will target large petroleum-burning trucks as “polluters”, taxing them and their owners, demanding their removal from the roads without there being ANY sensible alternative vehicles. Less product delivered drops demand and then you have another Solyndra on your hands except this company isn’t as well padded as Solyndra is by OWEbama.. This will be the next step in the liberal’s ENDING American dominance program which will destroys jobs by the bushel basket full..
“Behind the pomp and pageantry Solyndra was rotting inside, hemorrhaging cash so quickly..” Replace “Solyndra” with “OWEbama caliphate” and we have the flawless analogy of this collectivist criminal enterprise that was allegedly based upon “hope and change”..
“Solyndra has become one of the administration’s most costly fumbles..” Wrong again.. It has been “costly” to the American middle class taxpayers who had NO CHOICE but to foot the bill for this foray into faux “science”.. It WILL NOT prove to be “costly” enough to those Democrats who enabled and encouraged this “transparent” waste of revenues that would have been better used elsewhere.. Then again, as long as OWEbama and the puling progressives were doing the doling out relative to the socialist Scamulous, the results would have been exactly the same no matter where OUR money went, a complete and utter waste..
Next stop, bankruptcy, laying off 1,100 workers and Solyndra was “visited” by the F.B.I. as they were looking for “evidence of possible fraud..” This should not be a difficult task as EVERY element involved in the ENTIRE “alternative fuels/enviro-fascism” Kollectivist Kabuki dance is all about “fraud”, and that is just the start of it..
“The government’s backing of Solyndra came as the politically connected business began an extensive lobbying campaign that appears to have blinded government officials..” AGAIN, notice the apologist “impartial” media using the generic term “government” and leaving out either “OWEbama” or “OWEbama administration”. AGAIN, THIS is why BEGINNERS should NEVER be allowed in Washington, since the inexperienced OWEbama and his crew were “blinded”.. Those who CORRECTLY made this claim in 2008 were unceremoniously and ignominiously called “racists” by those fond of brevity, those with bigger fish to fry reworded things in a devious manner such as, “I don’t look like the other presidents” or “they’re trying to make you scared of me..”
Shall we use our imaginations and wonder just how they were “blinded” by lobbyists? How do you think that a “public servant” like Dead Ted could possibly afford digs like Hyannisport? How did Democrat William Jefferson end up with almost $100,000.00 hiding out in his freezer? These “votes” are PAID FOR.. Such “support” is REWARDED.. It’s difficult enough to get Democrats to pay the taxes that they actually admit on their tax forms that they owe, (when they get around to filing tax forms, usually at the insistence of the “ethics” committee, whatever that is..) imagine just how many more “revenues” OWEbama could waste if the liberals all “paid their fair share” of that which they have ILLEGALLY gotten under the table or from the freezer or from wherever..
Excuses seem to rain from the sky whenever the topic happens to be ANOTHER of the perpetual OWEbama screw-ups. Politicians being “blinded” by lobbyists is about as ridiculous an excuse as claiming that you voted “for the war before you voted against it..” How about, “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it”.. Lobbyists probably help first term Congressmen unload their boxes from the moving vans the first time that they cross into “Pelosi’s Swamp”, they become VERY familiar with these weasels right from the get-go..
The Times just CAN’T find the nerve to actually be “impartial” as their allergy to the truth borders on the criminal.. “While no evidence has emerged that political favoritism played a role in what administration officials assert were merit-based decisions, Solyndra dew plenty of high-level attention..” The evidence has not “emerged” because “impartial” people like the OWEbama underwear sniffers at the Times are “looking the other way”.. The problem actually is that OWEbama and others (Pelosi) campaigned that they were going to “change” things. We ALL know about “political favoritism” and the political nonsense of “merit-based” ANYTHING, especially when dealing with a LIBERAL government, the FACT that OWEbama didn’t “change” this political reality needs to be exposed.
In OWEbama scandals past, a lower level liberal underling has always been made to walk the progressive plank. Here we may have found Solyndra’s socialist stoolie, our reactionary’s “rogue”.. “Lobbyists corresponded frequently and met at least three times with an aide to a top White House official, Valerie B. Jarrett..” Meet 2011’s version of Lois Caldera who was castrated as the “victim” of the OWEbama lower Manhattan fly-over folderol. Today’s “victim” has yet to be named as the drawing of straws hasn’t become necessary just yet..
“Administration officials lay the blame for Solyndra’s problems in part on the global collapse in the price of solar energy components, which forced the company to sell its innovative clear panels at less than it cost to make them.” I thought that just a few moments ago the “problem” was that “China was flooding the market..” How many ACTUAL “innovative” products have had to be subsidized by the government? An “innovative” product usually sells itself.. The free market does not tolerate the mischievous Marxism of people like OWEbama who want to dictate what products HAVE to be consumed.. A “company” selling its product for LESS than it costs to manufacture, THAT sounds EXACTLY like a “company” that OWEbama and his Scamulous “Golden Touch” would want to “invest” in and so they did even while “blinded”..
Solyndra’s gifts were granted “before officials had completed mandatory evaluations of the financial and engineering viability of the projects..” THIS is why OWEbama has constantly played the “hurry up and vote” game. We have seen how well this “game plan” has worked for the Health Scare Scam.. The “reactionary rush” is ALWAYS played because the left knows that given time, NO ONE in their right mind would EVER vote to support ANY of their hilarious histrionics..
“They really can’t evaluate the risks without following the rules”.. The following is the perverted perspective from the left: “SO WHAT? The REAL ‘risk’ is what would have happened to the Earth if we HAD NOT acted in such an expedient manner.. With Earth in the balance, EVERY SECOND counts..” The liberals don’t want to “evaluate” anything, they just want to flail and OWEbama has MORE than proven that the “rules” DO NOT apply when donning the cape and jumpsuit of the socialist superhero.. The nation assumed the “risk” the moment the final vote was tallied in November of 2008..
There was “intense pressure from top Obama officials to rush stimulus spending out the door..” “We had to knock down some barriers standing in the way to get those projects funded”.. One of those “barriers” appeared to be “common sense”.. This from Matthew Rogers who at the insistence of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, “urged faster action” on this Solyndra sophistry.. See, it’s all about “action”, results are irrelevant..
The Solyndra “case” has allegedly “set in motion a highly partisan battle over the benefits and failings of Obama’s stimulus plan..” GOOD!! Too little, too late, I am afraid.. Probably the biggest reason that there is a “highly partisan battle” is there are not enough Democrats with the common sense to see the path that their perverted party has taken over the last fifty years. The other reason is that they aren’t willing to admit as to exactly how WRONG they have been since the beginning of the OWEbama “experiment” and that they aren’t “grown up” enough to get out of the way and let someone else try to fix things..
This was one of the things that ground away at the liberals a few years back. The liberals were incensed by the claim that George Bush wouldn’t “admit that he was wrong”.. OWEbama has George’s stance on this allegation beaten in spades and the left looks at this upping of the ante as a ‘steely resolve’ not the “arrogance” that they accused W. of..
The liberals and especially OWEbama are like small children. Lets take a small child and give them a virtually unlimited access to the entire life savings of the middle class. Lets place this child in the middle of a street. On one side of the street we have a health food store loaded with lots of “healthy” tree bark and grass clippings and such. On the other side of the street we have a candy store. All sorts of chocolates, jelly beans and such.. Our child doesn’t “think” things through and just reacts and its off to the candy store.. Four years later after “hurrying” and not “thinking things through”, without any common sense, our child has rotting teeth, digestive problems, is morbidly obese and doesn’t have a dime left to spend.. Feel free to insert a picture of Michael Moore if you don’t have one of OWEbama handy..
One George B. Kaiser, “a billionaire from Oklahoma” and also a ‘fundraiser” for the 2008 OWEbama shampaign, is also the “backer of a foundation that is Solyndra’s leading investor..” Here is where we find the liberal proclivity towards “personal investment” in such misadventures. If the scam somehow manage to take off and become initially profitable, the liberal pockets the “green green”. If the whole enterprise goes into the tank, the liberal writes off God knows how much as “losses” as opposed to the sum that was actually “invested” and the billionaires like Kaiser then pay nothing in taxes..
Solyndra spent nearly two million dollars on lobbyists. Maybe the “global collapse in the price of solar energy components” didn’t have as much to do with the folding of Solyndra as their own “investment” in liberal lobbyists.. Unless another “component” of solar energy is the padding of both lobbyists and Congressmen’s bank accounts which more than appears to be the collectivist case.. “None of the other three solar panel manufacturers that eventually got federal loan guarantees spent a dime on lobbyists..” Maybe they didn’t need to, maybe their “business” didn’t have as much to hide as Solyndra did..
“Energy Department officials said the lobbying had no impact on their decisions..” Yep.. And Ding Dongs didn’t turn Michael Moore into a Marxist manatee.. Not only was Solyndra’s loan guarantee the highest of all of the solar companies, it “ended up securing the first financial commitment..” Those on the outside looking in like Solopower were told “that it was not only not helpful but it was not acceptable..” Isn’t it amazing what a couple of million dollars divvied out to Democrats by lobbyists can accomplish?
This is now ALL about the price of silicon. According to those seeking shelter from the storm, the “competitors” saw a drop in the price of silicon and Solyndra allegedly uses no silicon in their former product.. OWEbama, the man with the golden touch when it comes to not only which candidates to campaign for but which companies to “invest” in, “bought in” to the “assumption” that silicon prices would remain high.. OWEbama the progressive prognosticator sounds as though he wouldn’t even make a good local weatherman..
The SAME fellah that warned Congress about Fannie and Freddie also didn’t “buy into” the Solyndra scam. George Bush said no due to a “concern that its costs made the price of manufacturing power capacity significantly higher than its competitors..” This was back in 2008. Since ALL of the liberals knew that he planted explosives in the Twin Towers and in the levees of the lower Ninth Ward, they weren’t going to listen to him now..
Obama was “determined to move ahead”. What he ended up doing was “moving ahead” of Dhimmi Carter as the worst president in our nation’s long history.. He wanted to move “within 60 days from inauguration..” That he did and the rest is “history”.. Unfortunately..
“The loan program was designed to help finance cutting-edge projects that could not otherwise find enough private-sector investors..” Here the FREE MARKET was telling OWEbama what George Bush was telling OWEbama.. When “private investors” shy away, OWEbama rushes in.. Sounds just like the Democrats high risk/low return way of thinking that brought about the sub prime mortgage scandal ushered in by Billy Bob Clinton and Barney “Let Me See Your” Frank..
OWEbama’s Energy Department spokesweasel Damien LaVera said, “we did the analysis on our own and decided it was a good bet..” “We” did it, NOT OWEbama.. A good rule of thumb would be to never take any advice on what a liberal thinks a “good bet” is..
The carrot in front of the jackass was the “projected bonanza of $100 billion in federal money for clean energy projects..” Thus Solyndra’s lobbyists amazingly managed to land this worthless “company” right at the head of the pack of progressives with their hats in their hands. Proving that once is not enough, “Solyndra executives and lobbyists pressed Gregory S. Nelson, an aide to Jarrett, a senior advisor to Obama, for a meeting to boast about progress at the plant financed with federal money and to discuss a possible second loan..” A “second” loan? Didn’t the OWEbama people realize that a request for a “second loan” doesn’t usually come from someone who is doing WELL after a “first” loan? Are they that dense?
David Miller, a “Solyndra executive”, wrote in a letter to Nelson, “we have no intention of going out of business”.. The completion of that sentence SHOULD read, ‘as long as OWEbama continues to fund our folly..’ He even tossed in a few buzz words, “we have good market momentum..” Based upon the track record of the OWEbama “momentum”, the DOWNWARD “momentum” of Solyndra must have seemed natural to all of the OWEbama liberals.. Green market, green economy, all funded by the “green” stolen and redistributed from the middle class.. Nelson, true to form wrote a little mash note back and said, “keep up the good work..”
Some in Congress are questioning “if Solyndra was intentionally misleading officials in Washington..” OBAMA “officials”, mind you.. These are liberals who salivate at the mere mention of anything “green” so they didn’t need to be “mislead” very far..
Representative Cliff Stearns said, “Solyndra was never profitable, and it was obviously poorly managed and unviable in the global market..” Those are three good reasons why someone with NO IDEA how to run a lemonade stand let alone what was before his reign, the most powerful nation on Earth..
A senior analyst at GTM Research, Shyam Mehta said, “there was just too much misplaced zeal at the Department of Energy for this company..” Along with “misplaced zeal” goes the fact that the liberals are never held accountable for what they do no matter how badly it fails. OWEbama has failed more than any three presidents that you can think of and he still isn’t wearing prison togs.. Yet..