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Obama Energy Dept. awards $2 million grant to solar company linked with Van Jones
The Daily Caller ^ | June 14, 2012 | Hal Libby

Posted on 06/16/2012 6:55:50 AM PDT by yoe

On Wednesday the Department of Energy began financing solar power installation research with a $2 million award to Solar Mosaic. The solar energy research company has former Obama “green jobs” czar Van Jones (listed as an advisor) it also (employed) Rebuild the Dream, Jones’ firm, to do its public relations work.

The DOE’s (grant money) will be distributed to nine companies in four states. Solar Mosaic received the most money, four times the amount of most other grants.

Jones resigned his post in the Obama administration three years ago amid controversy stemming from his past remarks.

Before working in the Obama White House, Jones signed a petition alleging officials in the George W. Bush administration “may indeed have deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen, perhaps as a pretext for war.”

Jones later made crude remarks about Republicans in a public speech and expressed support for Mumia-Abu Jamal, a death row inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer.

It’s unclear whether the Department of Energy knew of Jones’ position at Solar Mosaic. Agency spokeswoman Jen Strutsman told The Daily Caller that grantmaking was “decided solely on the merits of the project, assessed by career civil servants.”

“Each of the awards … was selected because of its technology and the project’s potential to reduce the cost of solar energy for American families and businesses,” she added.

Van Jones did not respond to requests for comment.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: greenenergy
Van Jones, an admitted Communist, anti-American is one of the 'stealth army' determined to bring America down to his level while using her largess to his advantage.
1 posted on 06/16/2012 6:56:00 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

So Obama wants yet another company to go bankrupt?


2 posted on 06/16/2012 6:59:26 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: yoe
" Obama Energy Dept. awards $2 million grant to solar company linked with Van Jones "

translation = Obama paid off Van Jones for the Occupy Wall Street BS

3 posted on 06/16/2012 7:02:16 AM PDT by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: yoe

Imagine that.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 7:02:31 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: yoe

Reward given to fellow comrad in arms, there I fixed it!


5 posted on 06/16/2012 7:03:01 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: nhoward14

This is how they money launder.


6 posted on 06/16/2012 7:04:29 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Croynism and money laundering. And the republicans, instead of standing on principle, are afraid they’ll lose the black vote if they impeach him. sarc


7 posted on 06/16/2012 7:11:52 AM PDT by Terry Mross (To My Liberal Kinfolk: Don't call, email or write until you've gotten your brain fixed.)
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To: xtinct

Bingo


8 posted on 06/16/2012 7:13:48 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: yoe

That money will have disappeared into an offshore account before lunch. Gone forever.


9 posted on 06/16/2012 7:24:51 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: freekitty

Here is a question unrelated to Van Jones but makes me wonder what is going on with Holder’s people.

I have seen Flea Market booths where Holder’s special people pay the rent each week for a stall with an address. Yet, the booth is rarely open - or some barely have any merchandise. Like 5 shirts hanging.

What kind of scam could they be running? One person told me they used it as an address for loans and could get like 30,000 business loan. I find that hard to believe.

Anyone ever heard of what scam could be in play??


10 posted on 06/16/2012 7:27:46 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: yoe

November can’t come soon enough! Will we ever recover from the damage this clown has done to our country? He seriously needs to be out of office now. Even Biden couldn’t do as much damage as BO.


11 posted on 06/16/2012 7:30:01 AM PDT by myrabach
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To: RummyChick

That is odd. However, that is how money laundering is done. Set up dummy companies. Than they go bust. These solar companies seem to be one of the favorites to launder large amounts to.


12 posted on 06/16/2012 7:49:20 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Terry Mross

They are probably in on the take.


13 posted on 06/16/2012 7:50:07 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: yoe

Sad the doting court eunuchs of the MSM fail to notice...


14 posted on 06/16/2012 8:04:08 AM PDT by GOPJ (The doting court eunuchs of the MSM fail to notice...)
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To: RummyChick
If you have an address you can vote, you can get food stamps, welfare, all kinds of gummint obamastash. And if you have several addresses, especially in different counties you can easily get several times that much of it.
15 posted on 06/16/2012 10:33:37 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: nhoward14

These companies have nothing to do with energy or creating real businesses. They are just money laundering entities for the furtherance of Obama’s agenda. Don’t think the intention is for them to succeed at all.


16 posted on 06/17/2012 9:48:10 AM PDT by madison10
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