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WH Pressured OMB on Solyndra Decision
National Review Online ^ | 9/13/11 | Andrew Stiles

Posted on 09/13/2011 8:17:02 PM PDT by Nachum

The Washington Post uncovers more White House e-mails regarding the Solyndra loan scandal, and it’s not pretty: The Obama White House tried to rush federal reviewers for a decision on a nearly half-billion-dollar loan to the solar panel manufacturer Solyndra so Vice President Biden could announce the approval at a September 2009 groundbreaking for the company’s new factory, newly obtained e-mails show… The August 2009 e-mails, released toThe Washington Post, show White House officials repeatedly asking OMB reviewers when they would be able to decide on the federal loan

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: decision; omb; pressured; solyndra; solyndragate; wherethesundontshine
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1 posted on 09/13/2011 8:17:04 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 09/13/2011 8:18:48 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Obama regime acts like this is their money. They have abused the Public trust...


3 posted on 09/13/2011 8:19:37 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Ask a liberal to explain how tax increases create jobs in America)
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To: Typical_Whitey
They have abused the Public trust

They have. Over and over again.

4 posted on 09/13/2011 8:21:38 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

It continues to unfold.


5 posted on 09/13/2011 8:21:52 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

yep... it’s popcorn time. this is going to be good.


6 posted on 09/13/2011 8:25:14 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Nachum
I appreciate the link, but how is this at all relevant to the only truly important topic on the country's mind today -- Rick Perry trying to kill pre-teen girls.

;)

In all seriousness, this has all the markings of a true scandal. It will be interesting to see if the MSM has any interest at all in giving more than just bare minimum coverage.

I'm not holding my breath.

7 posted on 09/13/2011 8:25:14 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: Nachum

This is an illustration for the corporations of how to play ball with the Obama Regime. If you want government to smooth the way for you, kick in your campaign donations. Otherwise, expect rough going.


8 posted on 09/13/2011 8:25:29 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: Nachum

Ruh-Roh...!!!! :)


9 posted on 09/13/2011 8:25:58 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: Nachum

Watergate is a misdemeanor compared to this scam.

I’m going to guess that Obama isn’t going to run in 2012, and he’ll pull out because of some “illness”.


10 posted on 09/13/2011 8:26:35 PM PDT by Carling (DeMint to Obama: I want to read the bill, not listen to talking points off a TelePrompter.)
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To: Nachum
WH Pressured OMB on Solyndra Decision

Not an excuse, after all he is supposed to be the leader. A leader, not a follower.

11 posted on 09/13/2011 8:26:41 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: Nachum

It would be eminently satisfying were Obama drummed out of the Oval Office via one of his pet projects.


12 posted on 09/13/2011 8:27:29 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Nachum

The CYA caper intensifies. Who will be left holding the bag? :-)


13 posted on 09/13/2011 8:28:05 PM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 81+)
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To: Nachum

Wow. The big news here is the Washington Post is covering this scandal. I never thought I’d see one of the commie rags doing that on any Obamanation scandal.


14 posted on 09/13/2011 8:30:08 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Nachum

Biden’s half billion dollar photo op - wonderful.


15 posted on 09/13/2011 8:30:26 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Carling
I’m going to guess that Obama isn’t going to run in 2012, and he’ll pull out because of some “illness”.

Let me suggest "mental" ...

16 posted on 09/13/2011 8:30:37 PM PDT by SFConservative
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To: Carling

Solyndra-Gate

http://www.nachumlist.com/solyndra.htm


17 posted on 09/13/2011 8:30:50 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Always a rush when Obama needs that money to turn around and jump back in his campaign pockets...


18 posted on 09/13/2011 8:31:18 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Nachum

Even the Compost is waking up? A little late, ya think.

Throw this POS out. Impeachment proceedings should be filed tomorrow (a year late, imo). There is no waiting another year for this. Inexcuseable,.


19 posted on 09/13/2011 8:32:49 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

WP will probably do more to cover up the scandal than cover it.


20 posted on 09/13/2011 8:33:54 PM PDT by kevao
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To: Chuzzlewit
yep... it’s popcorn time. this is going to be good.

That's what I thought when they got caught giving guns to Mexican drug gangs, but that seems to be fizzling out. The MSM doesn't care about these things, and Congress doesn't seem to either. Who else is there, the justice department?

21 posted on 09/13/2011 8:38:30 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: RowdyFFC

BTW bankruptcy fraud is punishable under the RICO Act. Just thinking out loud. Can’t wait to follow the money.


22 posted on 09/13/2011 8:43:18 PM PDT by ibytoohi (No)
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To: Nachum

Even the Lamestream media is actually waking up and doing REAL investigating reporting against the Dear Leader? They must have been given the OK that it can no longer be traced to the Oval Office!


23 posted on 09/13/2011 8:52:56 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: Nachum; Jet Jaguar; Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows; maggief; Dog; BP2; Candor7; martin_fierro; ...

DRIP DRIP PING


24 posted on 09/13/2011 8:53:37 PM PDT by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: Army Air Corps

Why aren’t they looking at the General Contractor that built the new 300,000SF building? They are Obama bundlers too!


25 posted on 09/13/2011 8:54:08 PM PDT by not2worry (A credible message needs a credible messenger because charisma without character is catastrophe.)
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To: Nachum
I suspect we are seeing these Solyndra stories because the FBI and Holder's justice department have seized any possible "smoking gun" evidence and have it locked up in an "ongoing active investigation," or possibly they have destroyed the evidence already.

I doubt anyone in the Party Propagnda Minsitry would publish these stories if there were actual evidence that might get to Issa and his committee, or Upton and his committee, or any other Congressional Republicans.

We're reading about this because Holder and The Won believe there is nothing left to incriminate them. The coverup is complete.

26 posted on 09/13/2011 8:55:18 PM PDT by cc2k ( If having an "R" makes you conservative, does walking into a barn make you a horse's (_*_)?)
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To: not2worry

They may very well get to him. Drip, drip, drip...


27 posted on 09/13/2011 8:56:54 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Typical_Whitey

WHERE’S THAT $500 M ????????

If the gov’t had just divided up 4 TRILLION dollars among the 305M LEGAL citizens of the USA, we’d each have ????? in our bank accounts by now (my mind boggles at 100M, I can’t figure billions or trillions..)

let’s see...then they could tax each of us at the highest rate for ‘millionaires’ and drop the deductions for interest earned and then no deducting the mortgages on all our new mansions..by the time they were done, they’d get the 4 TRILLION back from us and give it to their cronies and the Palistinians and illegal aliens...


28 posted on 09/13/2011 8:59:36 PM PDT by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
“I never thought I’d see one of the commie rags doing that on any Obamanation scandal.”

The Powers That Be in the DNC are telling their lackeys in the Biased Media (BM for short) that Aethelblack the Unready has to go if they're to have any chance in 2016 (they are already writing next year's elections off).

29 posted on 09/13/2011 9:05:10 PM PDT by decal (Mother Nature and Real Life are conservatives - the Progs have never figured this out.)
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To: cc2k

Maybe.

We have seen this before. There are often things to be revealed that may yet come into play though.


30 posted on 09/13/2011 9:05:10 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


31 posted on 09/13/2011 9:07:57 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Nachum; JoeProBono; a fool in paradise
2012 election:

Solyndra vs Gardasil


32 posted on 09/13/2011 9:10:32 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

My bet is the teflon holds up. Nothing touches this guy!


33 posted on 09/13/2011 9:23:17 PM PDT by alamogal
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To: alamogal

The media are in charge of the teflon application. Always are. If the NYT and WP decide to pursue it, Bambi’s roasted!


34 posted on 09/13/2011 9:30:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: decal

I have absolutely no reason to doubt your hypothesis.

“Aethelblack...” ... heh, heh.


35 posted on 09/13/2011 9:35:25 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: jonrick46

“This is an illustration for the corporations of how to play ball with the Obama Regime. If you want government to smooth the way for you, kick in your campaign donations”

I think you have the situation backwards. It’s not a shakedown. This is simply a method for funneling money to an Obama crony. Diverting taxpayer money to a company that never was intended to successfully make a product.

The company’s real function was to be a receiver of ‘green investment’ funds, so that those funds could end up in the pockets of Obama’s friends.


36 posted on 09/13/2011 10:01:25 PM PDT by Pelham (Islam. The original Evil Empire)
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To: Typical_Whitey
“Obama regime acts like this is their money.”

What I don't understand is, why are people standing by watching this SOB loot the treasury and break virtually every Constitutional section and DOING NOTHING?

Based on what I have seen, there is ample evidence to bring forth an investigation into criminal felonious wrongdoing by 0 and others in his administration.

37 posted on 09/13/2011 10:02:21 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (I have a liberal arts degree, do you want fries with that?)
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To: 50sDad
They are paying attention because they see Obama dragging down the Democrat party. They don't want to see their ideology badly beaten, regardless of who the identity of the flag-bearer.
38 posted on 09/13/2011 10:11:06 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (Looking forward to kicking Chicago out of Washington.)
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To: 50sDad
They are paying attention because they see Obama dragging down the Democrat party. They don't want to see their ideology badly beaten, regardless of the identity of the flag-bearer.
39 posted on 09/13/2011 10:11:22 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (Looking forward to kicking Chicago out of Washington.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
The big news here is the Washington Post is covering this scandal.

Yep, perhaps there are some reporters with integrity. Or maybe, they think: "I could protect my beloved Dear Leader; or, win a Pulitzer and be rich and famous. Hmmmmmm..."

40 posted on 09/13/2011 10:36:43 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: bitt

The plot thickens... Thanks for the ping!


41 posted on 09/13/2011 11:11:02 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: SFConservative

I’m afraid at this point he’ll be martyred.

Nobody is going to remember what he’s done the last four years. Few can recall in much detail any of JFK’s, outside the Cuban Missile Crisis, NASA, and his assassination.

If he’s assassinated, all of a sudden the race card has some heft to it again, he’s still the first black President, and he’ll be remembered for the ‘soaring oratory’ and getting Bin Laden.

They’ll dismantle Obamacare quietly in the courts - the signal will go out to the appointees to let it happen.

Everyone will reset and they will do what they have to in order to bring the economy back. Europe will twist, and Israel will get a reprieve for the moment. Iran will be ignored until it nukes somebody (like Israel, many will hope).

The libs will all look at each other like yuppies waking up in a hot tub with a dead guy after a very bad coke bender and swear, “I’m losin’ it man. I gotta get a grip on myself.”


42 posted on 09/13/2011 11:23:26 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Pelham

I wonder how much of those green investment funds wound up in the pocket of Obama’s reelection campaign fund? This also make me wonder how many research grant dollars are going to phony researchers who put up the front of doing research. The only research being done is how to scam money from the government. To encourage that the money continues, they will kick in generous campaign contributions to the politicians writing the earmarks.


43 posted on 09/13/2011 11:35:12 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: Pelham

Yes. I have also thought this may have been some of the “billion” dollars Obama is supposed to raise for his reelection.

Either way, this fake company was definitely a money laundering operation. The FBI was sent by holder to make absolutely sure someone like Breitbart doesn’t get their hands on one of the company’s computer hard drives. Nothing will ever become of this. The FBI has wiped everything clean.

It’s a sad day when you realize Obama has largely destroyed the integrity of our great nation. Corruption on this level can’t be fixed. We are on our way to third world status.


44 posted on 09/13/2011 11:35:12 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: bitt

Tick, tock..


45 posted on 09/14/2011 12:24:18 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping.


46 posted on 09/14/2011 1:12:11 AM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: comebacknewt

MSM will pursue this and blame Biden so Obama can dump him for 2012.
This improves Obama’s chances with a new running mate.


47 posted on 09/14/2011 1:17:34 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

...Noticed ABC had 30 whole seconds coverage!!! </s, <cyn starts now...


48 posted on 09/14/2011 1:19:39 AM PDT by gargoyle (...This looks like a good fight, deal me in...)
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To: bitt; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks bitt.


49 posted on 09/14/2011 3:15:38 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RinaseaofDs
The libs will all look at each other like yuppies waking up in a hot tub with a dead guy after a very bad coke bender and swear, “I’m losin’ it man. I gotta get a grip on myself.”


50 posted on 09/14/2011 3:24:24 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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