Skip to comments.Obama gave RFK Jr. $1.4 Billion bailout for solar company.
Posted on 11/16/2011 9:22:41 AM PST by GlockThe Vote
President John F. Kennedys nephew, Robert Kennedy, Jr., netted a $1.4 billion bailout for his company, BrightSource, through a loan guarantee issued by a former employee-turned Department of Energy official.
Its just one more in a string of eye-opening revelations by investigative journalist and Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer in his explosive new book, Throw Them All Out.
The details of how BrightSource managed to land its ten-figure taxpayer bailout have yet to emerge fully. However, one clue might be found in the person of Sanjay Wagle.
Wagle was one of the principals in Kennedys firm who raised money for Barack Obamas 2008 presidential campaign. When Obama won the White House, Wagle was installed at the Department of Energy (DOE), advising on energy grants.
From an objective vantage point, investing taxpayer monies in BrightSource was a risky proposition at the time. In 2010, BrightSource, whose largest shareholder is Kennedys VantagePoint Partners, was up to its eyes in $1.8 billion of debt obligations and had lost $71.6 million on its paltry $13.5 million of revenue.
Even before BrightSource rattled its tin cup in front of Obamas DOE, the company made it known publicly that its survival hinged on successfully completing the Ivanpah Solar Electrical System, which would become the largest solar plant in the world, on federal lands in California.
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RFK, Jr. is dumber than a box of hair.
He can’t count either.
However, he CAN pay his salary with my tax money.
It’s not corruption when Saints do it.
If we had a Congress, impeachment would have been underway a long time ago.
Oh yes, if you have not noticed by now, the entire “GREEN SUPPORT EFFORT” is nothing more than a money laundering scheme for Obama re-election and paybacks from stolen money from the taxpayers.
But most have already figured it out.....(/s)
This is surprising? This IS surprising. Croney capitalism ? Democrat Rape of the taxpayer.
"Here's your Hope & Change!" - a list some of the cronyism
There are no words left for my hatred of this communist thug.
I have said several times before, if they ever get around to following the money from the stimulus bill, etc., they will find a massive funding of Democrat’s campaign coffers and a concentration of funds going to Democrat donors. It was all a huge scam from the get-go. But what would you expect from a bill written by Democrats, for Democrats, and signed into law by a Democrat?
Follow the money, and never let it happen again by exercising my tagline at the first opportunity.
Thick as thieves. Remember the Chicago Climate Exchange?
The U.S. government is nothing but a cash cow for our congress critters.
The Kennedy’s have had a lot of financial woes, they have struggled making their payments. I probably think that Whose Sane guy knows about their need. Why not! Soak ‘em all, and pay off your friends. Avoid the Reap what you Sow concept.
Yep. Just as we suspected. One, big slush fund.
I am worn out with this stuff. Face it, it is criminal and nobody does a damn thing about it.
Yes, that’s the final answer.
all of these people belong in jail.
Green = Democratic money laundering scheme
Unions = Democratic money laundering scheme
Why do we have a budget deficit?
You and me both. I am so GD sick and tired of Obama and crew doing whatever the hell they want, and nobody seems to care. Might as well make the SOB dictator for life and be done with it.
Of course, if we had a Congress worth a s##t he and Holder both would have been out on their a## a long time ago.
These are the people who want to run our lives!!!!
JT Council Addresses CM Energies Criminal Investigation
October 20, 2011
In a specially called meeting this morning, the Jonestown City Council addressed a single agenda item: a $2 million wind energy grant that is the focus of an ongoing criminal investigation.
After convening at 9 a.m., the council went almost immediately into executive session to, according to the agenda, consult with the city attorney concerning a grant application involving CM Energies, the city of Jonestown and $2 million in federal funds. Based on legal considerations, the executive session was not attended by either Mayor Deane Armstrong or Alderman Lance Wedell.
What do you mean budget deficit? We don't even have a budget for at least the last two years.
Holder was definatelu put in there to stop any prosecution of any fraud at all.
FU OBAMA AND EVERY PIECE OF TRASH WHO VOTED FOR THIS!
All of the “green energy” projects funded by the Obama Administration have nothing to do with energy. They are merely a means to provide taxpayer money to friends and political allies.
Two-faced Obama strikes again.
“In 2010, BrightSource, whose largest shareholder is Kennedys VantagePoint Partners, was up to its eyes in $1.8 billion of debt obligations and had lost $71.6 million on its paltry $13.5 million of revenue.”
Gee. I wonder how much of the $71.6 million “lost” was found in RFK Junior’s bank accounts. Brightsource takes in $1 million per month and spends $12 million per month. RFK Junior is my nominee for the most despicable Kennedy of all time. The guys is a mega crook and a mega a@@^*#e.
Is there a list of these monies to green companies somewhere online? I need to find out if a certain company is getting stimulus dollars or secured loans.
These sleazebags make Enron look like child’s play.
And all we get is Cain bashing 24 7 as if that is the most important issue.
So sick of this scumbag.
None of these crooks must be allowed to flee the country because one day soon, they’ll be ours.
This is also what the Global Warming scam is all about, looting taxpayers world wide.
Hillary's new energy branch within the State Dept: same thing. One way or another, they're determined to loot us, while the so-called Republicans sit there with their thumbs up their behinds. Wink wink, nod nod, slap on the back.
It’s for the children.
Its totally nuts.
3 times as big as solyndra!
I hear you. Everyday it gets rubbed in our faces how the criminal class is screwing us.
Maybe so many of them are so corrupt that nobody is left who is in any position to fight it.
I think it is just too late to save this freaking mess.
The solution is 235 years old.
Tar and feathers and then run out of town on a rail would be far better for this bunch.
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