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Solyndra: Obama's audacity of failure
Washington Times ^ | September 17, 2011 | Peter Bella

Posted on 09/17/2011 1:28:40 PM PDT by delacoert

Sloyndra is not the name of a recent Obama appointee. It’s not a Middle East rebel faction, a country facing revolution, the name of a stripper, rap singer, or a newly discovered planet.

It is the name of a company that robbed the tax payers of over 500 million dollars and tried to come back for more. Aided and abetted by the White House.

Solyndra was a pipe dream California company that planned to manufacture solar panels. It had applied for government loans during the Bush administration. That administration dragged their feet or sat on the deal because the financials did not make sense. There was a prediction Solyndra would go belly up in September of 2011.

What a difference an election makes. The Obama administration comes in and the money flows out. The prediction came true and it is blowing up in everyone’s faces. Timing is everything. While this president is touting spending more taxpayer money for his jobs plan, we are witnessing the failure of past money spent for his jobs plan.

Over a half billion dollars wasted and 1,100 jobs lost at Solydra. That’s change you can believe in. Other new or green technology companies are facing the same problems. They too received government funds in the form of grants or loans. They are falling by the wayside. Money wasted and jobs lost.

Solyndra was fast tracked by the Obama administration, against all expert advice, for three reasons. One, Obama had stimulus money burning a hole in his pocket. He could not wait to spend it. He needed to show the world he could create jobs in new technology and turn the economy around faster than a speeding bullet. He is Obama, after all. Big, bold, comprehensive, and historic.

Two, one of the companies investors, George Kaiser,

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: dncrino; greenjobs; kingofthedeficit; solyndra; ubamafail

1 posted on 09/17/2011 1:28:44 PM PDT by delacoert
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To: delacoert

FAIL...to the tune of $1 billion and counting...


2 posted on 09/17/2011 1:35:13 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: delacoert

More like the audacity of graft.


3 posted on 09/17/2011 1:38:49 PM PDT by Sparticus (Tar and feathers for the first dumbass Republican that uses the word bipartisanship.)
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To: La Enchiladita
FAIL...to the tune of $1 billion and counting...

If it has 0bama written on it anywhere it's a sure bet for it to be a financial failure.

4 posted on 09/17/2011 1:39:58 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Sparticus

Right. Audacity of a FRAUD!


5 posted on 09/17/2011 1:42:47 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: EGPWS

Destruction of the economy = destruction of the nation.


6 posted on 09/17/2011 1:45:50 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: delacoert

Solyndra was a resounding success. It was supposed to be a production of Springtime for Hitler, a surefire engineered flop, and a flop it was. All that remains is to count the loot.


7 posted on 09/17/2011 1:46:55 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: delacoert

Do you think the 1100 former Solyndra employees will be filing for unemployment benefits?


8 posted on 09/17/2011 1:55:43 PM PDT by HotKat
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To: delacoert

Obama’s next book:

The Audacity of a Dope


9 posted on 09/17/2011 1:55:55 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: SpaceBar

Absolutely perfect analogy.

Everything would have escaped notice, as planned, if only Obama hadn't shown up and made it a Broadway hit instead just another fizzle.

10 posted on 09/17/2011 1:57:37 PM PDT by delacoert
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To: delacoert
Bright side: at least the government will be covering 100 percent of my health care, housing and food costs.


11 posted on 09/17/2011 2:05:00 PM PDT by garjog
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To: delacoert
I think is is way past due to Require an AUDIT on all of the Obama's money accounts, any where in the world.

He has his hands in every FAILED business, giving them taxpayer money, I suspect a lot of that money comes back to him.

Just how many S.S. #'s does he have, in how many names, where are all their accounts?? Seems to me it is very convenient and planned. Something is just not right.

12 posted on 09/17/2011 2:19:13 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: HotKat

Do you think the 1100 former Solyndra employees will be filing for unemployment benefits?

No problem...California has plenty of money.
california just raised quite a few UC executive salaries, upped retirement benefits to prison guards and are going full steam on their high speed rail system which will make travel from Hickville to Smallton a breeze. Lucky that this fiasco was in a rich state. /s


13 posted on 09/17/2011 2:29:13 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: delacoert

Once again we hear in the media this is the thing that will bring down this administration, and again nothing! why? because he’s black. If the rats did one thing right they nominated and got elected a tepflon president.They knew that no one, NO ONE!will ever attempt to unseat a black president no matter what he is doing or will do. Impeach? not a chance, even with a republican senate and house NO ONE WILL STEP UP TO THE PLATE AND UTTER THIS WORD. Shows you how we have been hog tyed and gagged by the rat party and the black hucksters who promote and adore the word racist


14 posted on 09/17/2011 2:54:02 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: delacoert

15 posted on 09/17/2011 3:08:06 PM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: delacoert

May as well throw in some humor......

A woman (married three times) walked into a bridal shop one day and told the sales clerk that she was looking for a wedding gown for her fourth wedding.

Of course, madam,’ replied the sales clerk, ‘exactly what type and color dress are you looking for?’

The bride-to-be said: ‘A long frilly white dress with a veil.’

The sales clerk hesitated a bit, then said, ‘Please don’t take this the wrong way, but gowns of that nature are considered more appropriate for brides who are being married the first time-—for those who are a bit more innocent, if you know what I mean? Perhaps ivory or sky blue would be nice?’

‘Well,’ replied the customer, a little peeved at the clerk’s directness, ‘I can assure you that a white gown would be quite appropriate. Believe it or not, despite all my marriages, I remain as innocent as a first-time bride. You see, my first husband was so excited about our wedding; he died as we were checking into our hotel. My second husband and I got into such a terrible fight in the limo on our way to our honeymoon that we had that wedding annulled immediately and never spoke to each other again.’

‘What about your third husband?’ asked the sales clerk.

‘That one was a Democrat,’ said the woman, ‘and every night for four years, he just sat on the edge of the bed and told me how good it was going to be, but nothing ever happened.’


16 posted on 09/17/2011 3:43:31 PM PDT by existentialist
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To: HotKat

Dont worry; the exact same ‘holders people’ that benefitted from this scam will land on their feet, and be first in line for the next scam. That is the Chicago Way.


17 posted on 09/17/2011 4:00:08 PM PDT by .45ACP CPD
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To: delacoert

The new ( rather has been of old ) litmus test to see how corrupted and low you can go as a Democratic presidential candidate.


18 posted on 09/17/2011 9:50:52 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: garjog

Some how ? that prison striped uniform seems fitting for the pretender , fake, ill legit wanna be president.


19 posted on 09/17/2011 9:54:31 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: HotKat
" Do you think the 1100 former Solyndra employees will be filing for unemployment benefits?"

What do you think the new jobs bills is for ? another government failed boondoggle.
20 posted on 09/17/2011 9:56:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: .45ACP CPD
" Dont worry; the exact same ‘holders people’ that benefited from this scam will land on their feet, and be first in line for the next scam reparations that is due them. That is the Chicago Way ( social justice ) "

There now, fixed.
21 posted on 09/17/2011 10:01:49 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Sparticus

Money laundering ghetto style.


22 posted on 09/18/2011 4:20:37 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: Joan Kerrey
>"Do you think the 1100 former Solyndra employees will be filing for unemployment benefits?"

The flesh and blood ones maybe. The New Orleans "Ghost" ones have found full time employment as "Chinese Dishwashers".

23 posted on 09/18/2011 4:25:16 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: existentialist
‘That one was a Democrat,’ said the woman, ‘and every night for four years, he just sat on the edge of the bed and told me how good it was going to be, but nothing ever happened.’

Wooooooooot!!!

24 posted on 09/18/2011 1:24:48 PM PDT by 4woodenboats (Obama.....a perfect example of why you can't trust someone that won't look you in the eye)
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