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FBI agents executing search warrant at Solyndra
Mercury News ^ | September 8, 2011 | Lisa Fernandez

Posted on 09/08/2011 8:29:25 AM PDT by kiryandil

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_18851389

(Excerpt) Read more at mercurynews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: agw; bhocorruption; bhofascism; corruption; cultureofcorruption; democrats; envirofascism; fraud; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; green; obama; obamadonors; obamavoters; porkulus; solar; solyndra; stimulus; stimulus1; thegreenlie
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I believe Mercury News is a RightHaven affiliate.

LOL! CorruptionBoy's pals are going down...

1 posted on 09/08/2011 8:29:31 AM PDT by kiryandil
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To: kiryandil

hope so.


2 posted on 09/08/2011 8:30:56 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: kiryandil

What are they looking for? Are we sure Zero didn’t send the agents there, in retribution for something?


3 posted on 09/08/2011 8:31:00 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: kiryandil

Alrighty then...


4 posted on 09/08/2011 8:32:01 AM PDT by moovova
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To: ken21

FYI..HOT AIR has a report that in addition to the US loan being very fast tracked, Solyndra interest rate was much, much lower than othe companies were charged...a very “sweetheart” deal..to be sure..


5 posted on 09/08/2011 8:32:53 AM PDT by ken5050 (Save the EARTH...it's the ONLY planet with CHOCOLATE!!!)
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To: kiryandil

Ho, ho, ho....... this is rich. The FBI is doing the due diligence after the horses fled the barn.


6 posted on 09/08/2011 8:33:02 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ....Rats carry plague)
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To: kiryandil

it’s the chicago way, baby


7 posted on 09/08/2011 8:33:18 AM PDT by paythefiddler (redefeat communism)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Bingo! The Feds are there to “uncover” corruption/deceipt/embezzlement/etc because a good ol’ honest bankruptcy is fatal anathema to the Obama “green jobs will save the American economy” meme. So, Solyndra is not “too big to fail”, it’s too ideologically important to fail on its own merits becuase, if so, it gives lie to the entire Obama/left worldview; there has to be some other reason why this sure-bet, 1/2B$$ investment of taxpayer funds was flushed down the toilet.


8 posted on 09/08/2011 8:35:01 AM PDT by nuvista (Obama-care - you think that arrogant Marxist "cares" about you?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Bingo! The Feds are there to “uncover” corruption/deceipt/embezzlement/etc because a good ol’ honest bankruptcy is fatal anathema to the Obama “green jobs will save the American economy” meme. So, Solyndra is not “too big to fail”, it’s too ideologically important to fail on its own merits becuase, if so, it gives lie to the entire Obama/left worldview; there has to be some other reason why this sure-bet, 1/2B$$ investment of taxpayer funds was flushed down the toilet.


9 posted on 09/08/2011 8:35:06 AM PDT by nuvista (Obama-care - you think that arrogant Marxist "cares" about you?)
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To: kiryandil
Maybe they were sent over by the White House to shred paperwork and wipe hard drives.

Mr. niteowl77

10 posted on 09/08/2011 8:35:23 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("Romneycare," he said as he turned and walked away.)
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To: kiryandil

Mercury News allows excerpt with link

Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1111944/posts

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Federal agents are executing a search warrant this morning at the Solyndra in Fremont, according to a FBI spokeswoman.

It is part of a joint operation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Energy’ Office of Inspector General, according to Julianne Sohn, a spokeswoman for the FBI.

The action by federal agents comes a week after the solar panel manufacturer abruptly closed, laying off 1,100 workers.

Sohn would not comment on the purpose of the search or what they might be looking for.

“Everything is under seal,” she said.

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Just stay under 300 words and less than 50% of the article.


11 posted on 09/08/2011 8:38:40 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

San Jose Mercury News is a Righthaven affiliate.


12 posted on 09/08/2011 8:42:38 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: ken5050

there should be an evaluation of where all public monies went during the obama administration.

and then trials, and jail if necessary.


13 posted on 09/08/2011 8:48:15 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: kiryandil

FBI task list:

“Grab ALL hard drives ASAP....”

“Set plant to self-destruct....”


14 posted on 09/08/2011 8:50:56 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Shaking My Head on a daily basis)
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To: niteowl77

My guess is they want to throw a big “can’t reveal that, it’s under investigation” blanket over anything that could make the White House look bad, at least until after Nov. 2012.

If it’s “under investigation”, they can hold back evidence from Congressional committees.


15 posted on 09/08/2011 8:52:18 AM PDT by Califelephant
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To: kiryandil
FBI agents executing search warrant at Solyndra

What? Holder has lost control of the FBI?

16 posted on 09/08/2011 8:54:45 AM PDT by umgud
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To: kiryandil
The person the FBI needs to be questioning is George Kaiser... are they...no.

The FBI is too busy selling guns and drugs to foreign terrorists.
17 posted on 09/08/2011 8:58:08 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: kiryandil

Jim Robinson and Admin Moderator keep the requirements up to date on the linked thread. You don’t have to guess which ones have to be excerpted or which ones are link only, it is clearly spelled out.

Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1111944/posts

Official DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification
is on the front page and also linked to that list.


18 posted on 09/08/2011 9:03:25 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: kiryandil

I wonder if Sandy Berger visited Solyndra yesterday.


19 posted on 09/08/2011 9:05:04 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: ken5050

http://hotair.com/archives/2011/09/07/how-did-solyndra-get-a-sweetheart-interest-rate/

The $535 million loan to Solyndra Inc., issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Federal Financing Bank, included a quarterly interest rate of 1.025 percent, the government bank reported in July. Of 18 Energy Department loans cited in the bank’s report, Solyndra’s rate was lowest. Eight other Energy Department projects, each also backed by the Federal Financing Bank, came with rates three or four times higher, the report shows.


20 posted on 09/08/2011 9:05:21 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Eagle of Liberty

Unless they have found a way to bypass Truecrypt, my guess is that those goons are too late. But then, thats probably how they wanted it.


21 posted on 09/08/2011 9:16:13 AM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: thackney
I think I know just a tad bit more about it than you do.

Thanks for your efforts, though.

22 posted on 09/08/2011 9:19:42 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: kiryandil

As said above they are there to cover up any Obama wrongdoing. They have to get rid of the evidence tied to Obama.


23 posted on 09/08/2011 9:23:49 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: kiryandil

Mark Levin’s show last evening had a Solyndra employee on as a phone-in caller. She related how everyone there long knew it was going to fail due to Chinese undercutting their manufacturing costs. She speculated that the company delayed filing for bankruptcy to avoid criticism of Obama’s loan for as long as possible.


24 posted on 09/08/2011 9:24:15 AM PDT by CedarDave (Hurricane Irene -- cleanup will give the economy the stimulus Obama wants (US taxpayers pay))
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To: kiryandil

I think you think you know more than Jim Robinson on what is appropriate at his web site.

I will follow his instructions and those of the moderators in my posting.

Righthaven Says It Will Stop Suing Over News Excerpts
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2629386/posts
1 posted on Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:50:06 PM by Jim Robinson


25 posted on 09/08/2011 9:24:21 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

That would be my guess. How dare they embarrass him and threaten his reelection!


26 posted on 09/08/2011 9:26:09 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: niteowl77

I’ve become so cynical ... that was my first thought ... or plant something?


27 posted on 09/08/2011 9:29:43 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: kiryandil

Don’t bet on it. Obama is running a criminal operation and the FBI is in the thick of it (gun and Cartel drug running).

I think this is Holder’s reaction to the GOP asking for contract documents and e-mails having to do with this company. Some racist guy who would claim most Americans are not “his people” is going to take possession of all the evidence so to styme Congressional oversight and erase the finger prints of Dear Reader.


28 posted on 09/08/2011 9:33:38 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: thackney
Quit trying to hijack the thread with your little peeing match.

I'll be the judge of whose websites I'm boycotting. I have a lot more experience in the matter than you do, and most if not all of the mods.

Jim, of course, out-experiences me, but he got a head-start with Prodigy Whitewater News BBS... :-)

29 posted on 09/08/2011 9:34:09 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: kiryandil

On not optimistic about this. Most likely they are in there doing Obama’s bidding, sanitizing the place.


30 posted on 09/08/2011 9:37:09 AM PDT by keat
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To: kiryandil
I'll be the judge of whose websites I'm boycotting.

From my perspective, you are driving traffic to their site to see any portion of the article. A boycott wouldn't have posted a link only to their site.

But I'll drop it for this thread. Peace.

31 posted on 09/08/2011 9:37:19 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: holdonnow

pingy dingy


32 posted on 09/08/2011 9:37:30 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kiryandil

Along the same line:

http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/solyndra-obama-connection


33 posted on 09/08/2011 9:40:23 AM PDT by randita (Obama - chains you can bereave in.)
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To: kiryandil; Jim Robinson
The Righthaven/Las Vegas Review Journal/Stevens Media news group is not associated with the San Jose Mercury News. http://www.stephensmedia.com/newspapers/

However, Righthaven did represent the Denver Post in lawsuits against publication of a photo of a TSA agent searching an airline passenger. The Denver Post is a member of the Media News Group which includes the San Jose Mercury News (http://www.medianewsgroup.com/consumers/Pages/OurBrands.aspx).

A couple of recent items regarding Righthaven are in the news. First, a Salt Lake City blogger reports that Media News Group has severed ties with Righthaven (http://oneutah.org/this-blog/medianews-group-severs-ties-with-righthaven/) and the second is that Righthaven foes are trying to have a Colorado judge end Righthaven lawsuits over Denver Post material (Foes seek decisive ruling against Righthaven). I'll post excerpts from both links shortly.

34 posted on 09/08/2011 9:42:40 AM PDT by CedarDave (Hurricane Irene -- cleanup will give the economy the stimulus Obama wants (US taxpayers pay))
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To: bert; agere_contra
Agere_Contra said on another thread that the FBI was going over there so Obama wouldn't have to worry about anything...that is probably more likely.
35 posted on 09/08/2011 9:43:00 AM PDT by rlmorel ("When marching down the same road, one doesn't need 'marching orders' to reach the same destination")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I wonder if Sandy Berger visited Solyndra yesterday.

Wow, that takes me back.


36 posted on 09/08/2011 9:43:37 AM PDT by keat
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To: keat
This is a disaster for Obama.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/obama-administration-solyndra/story?id=13640783

37 posted on 09/08/2011 9:46:32 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: thackney
See my #34 for what I have found out with a bit of research. One doesn't have to be a lawyer to report what is going on and the status of the lawsuits.
38 posted on 09/08/2011 9:48:50 AM PDT by CedarDave (Hurricane Irene -- cleanup will give the economy the stimulus Obama wants (US taxpayers pay))
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To: TornadoAlley3

And here is even more breaking news about the Solyndra - Obama connection.

Solyndra officials made numerous trips to the White House, logs show

Excerpt:

Not only does the now-bankrupt solar energy firm Solyndra have a cozy financial relationship with the Obama administration, company representatives also made numerous visits to the White House to meet with administration officials, The Daily Caller has learned.

According to White House visitor logs, between March 12, 2009, and April 14, 2011, Solyndra officials and investors made no fewer than 20 trips to the West Wing. In the week before the administration awarded Solyndra with the first-ever alternative energy loan guarantee on March 20, four separate visits were logged.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/09/08/solyndra-officials-made-numerous-trips-to-the-white-house-logs-show/


39 posted on 09/08/2011 9:50:50 AM PDT by casinva (“Maybe it’s time to have some provocative language.” (Perry/Rubio 2012))
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To: CedarDave
A website that lists the victims of Righthaven LLC 'shakedown' lawsuits that are causing irreparable harm to bloggers and advocacy websites:

http://righthavenvictims.blogspot.com/p/block-stephens-media-sites.html

mercurynews is on the block list. I like punishing the perps.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Righthaven

In August 2010, the company entered an agreement with WEHCO Media in Arkansas to pursue similar actions.[10] Later, it made a similar arrangement with Media News Group, publisher of the San Jose Mercury News.[3]

40 posted on 09/08/2011 9:50:54 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: kiryandil
See this link just posted to extended news:

Solyndra officials made numerous trips to the White House, logs show

41 posted on 09/08/2011 9:51:50 AM PDT by CedarDave (Hurricane Irene -- cleanup will give the economy the stimulus Obama wants (US taxpayers pay))
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To: niteowl77

September 8, 2011
Solyndra officials made numerous trips to the White House, logs show
http://dailycaller.com/2011/09/08/solyndra-officials-made-numerous-trips-to-the-white-house-logs-show/


42 posted on 09/08/2011 9:52:36 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Cash for clunkers, subsidies - none has worked. The left =one-trick pony on the economy $pend)
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To: kiryandil

Could you enlighten those of us who are not familiar with the situation?

This is the first I’ve heard of it.


43 posted on 09/08/2011 9:57:39 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: casinva
and read this press release

http://energycommerce.house.gov/news/PRArticle.aspx?NewsID=8891

44 posted on 09/08/2011 9:58:20 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kiryandil

Solyndra - The Obama connection http://brucekrasting.blogspot.com/2011/09/solyndra-obama-connection.html

Obama’s bundler gets paid before the US loan is paid off.

The FBI is there to destroy the evidence


45 posted on 09/08/2011 9:59:30 AM PDT by tomd2
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To: metmom

http://republicans.energycommerce.house.gov/Media/file/Letters/112th/090111Solyndra.pdf


46 posted on 09/08/2011 9:59:57 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kiryandil

Yes, that blog has combined both the Stevens Media and Media News Group list of newspapers. No wonder Righthaven wanted to get in bed with the Denver Post — the Media News Group has quite a few California papers from which they can draw potential copyright victims.


47 posted on 09/08/2011 10:01:41 AM PDT by CedarDave (Hurricane Irene -- cleanup will give the economy the stimulus Obama wants (US taxpayers pay))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Why does this not surprise me? Watching this pony show in the White House reminds of the Soprano’s.


48 posted on 09/08/2011 10:08:04 AM PDT by mojitojoe (WH says potus didn’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: keat
Here was a Photoshop I did from that time...


49 posted on 09/08/2011 10:09:33 AM PDT by rlmorel ("When marching down the same road, one doesn't need 'marching orders' to reach the same destination")
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To: kiryandil
Feds search defunct solar firm that got loan guarantees

FBI agents executed search warrants Thursday at the headquarters of California solar firm Solyndra, which received $535 million in loan guarantees from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy last week. (excerpt)

50 posted on 09/08/2011 10:12:18 AM PDT by tutstar
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