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Obama Puts Solar Panels on Roof of the White House
Townhall.com ^ | May 10, 2014 | Heather Ginsberg

Posted on 05/10/2014 1:28:34 PM PDT by Kaslin

Well it seems the President is still trying to keep up appearances. This week the Obama administration completed the installation of new solar panels on top of the White House.

It was almost 30 years ago that Reagan removed the solar panels that Jimmy Carter had built on top of the president’s residence, but shockingly enough, President Obama has once again ruined everything Reagan created. This is a reminder to the American people that President Obama is supposed to be a big proponent of stopping climate change.

According to a White House spokesman,

“Continuing President Obama’s commitment to lead by example to increase the use of clean energy in the U.S., the White House has completed installation of American-made solar panels on the first family’s residence as a part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building.

The project, which helps demonstrate that historic buildings can incorporate solar energy and energy efficiency upgrades, is estimated to pay for itself in energy savings over the next eight years.”

Apparently this is just one of the many steps Obama plans to take in order to make voters think that he is truly dedicated to helping the environment. He might as well be saying to the people, “Remember, I am not a lame duck!”


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bhoenergy; bhowhitehouse; energy; resident0bama; solar; solarpanels; whitehouse
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1 posted on 05/10/2014 1:28:34 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Seems like it would be wiser to outfit Michelle with panels...

Just sayin’.


2 posted on 05/10/2014 1:30:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Kaslin

What took you so long Barry O?


3 posted on 05/10/2014 1:31:58 PM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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To: Kaslin

And just what was zero’s “lead by example” when he sacrificed four American lives at Benghazi?


4 posted on 05/10/2014 1:33:35 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama is an idiot.


5 posted on 05/10/2014 1:33:43 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: DoughtyOne

> Seems like it would be wiser to outfit Michelle with panels...

ROFLOLOL!!

After all, it would only look like another one of those dumpy “haute couture” outsits she’s always billing the taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars at a time.


6 posted on 05/10/2014 1:33:43 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Kaslin
Jimmi says beneath the fallen waves. It gives only nothing. It is the darkness of the Lake. But is called reshaping destiny and it lies. What a haunt!
7 posted on 05/10/2014 1:34:30 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Kaslin

So Michelle is Bride of Frankstein

Come think of it did Jimmy Carter did same thing HELLO


8 posted on 05/10/2014 1:34:39 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Kaslin

9 posted on 05/10/2014 1:37:01 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kaslin

He should put propellor things around the white hut. The wind coming from his mouth could supply the electric for all of DC. He could also have one of those propellor beanies on his head to complete his wardrobe.


10 posted on 05/10/2014 1:37:11 PM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: Kaslin

It seems to me that just about everything this affirmative-action clown does says “send me to prison...NOW!”


11 posted on 05/10/2014 1:39:59 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Kaslin

This is like vandalizing the Whitehouse. Big black panels on the roof makes no sense. There was a reason they were taken down.


12 posted on 05/10/2014 1:40:08 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Kaslin

He probably got them from Solyndra, so at least we got something for the $500,000,000 he spent.


13 posted on 05/10/2014 1:40:15 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in compariso)
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To: Kaslin

What a pathetic grandstander this guy is.

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14 posted on 05/10/2014 1:41:48 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kaslin

So is he also going to rip out all those evil central cooling /heating air systems? Maybe they can hire some Dreamer interns to fan the first family with palm fronds. Is the Pres. also going to remove all the mouse and rat traps and (non-green) strychnine rodent treats? Set the rodents free like you and me!


15 posted on 05/10/2014 1:42:13 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Kaslin
When Carter put them there....it was attached to Solar Power tax breaks. When Reagan took them off, he also removed the Tax Break.

In other words, Reagan saved us billions of dollars for a few panels.

History repeats itself. And Obama passes out Solar Power tax breaks like they were cookies.

Now about that Rancher that they're persecuting. I believe the end game for that is Solar Power.

16 posted on 05/10/2014 1:46:05 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Kaslin

More and more like Jimmy every day.


17 posted on 05/10/2014 1:46:24 PM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: lee martell

When he dumps “The Beast” presidential tank for a Nissan LEAF, I’ll be impressed.


18 posted on 05/10/2014 1:47:51 PM PDT by Salamander (Black Ace Dog Handler)
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To: Kaslin

So has he retrofitted his humble digs in Chicago?


19 posted on 05/10/2014 1:49:44 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Kaslin

Some shade for the snipers?


20 posted on 05/10/2014 1:51:15 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Vasilli22
Are there any Presidential yachts remaining for the pres_ent to sell?


21 posted on 05/10/2014 1:51:16 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Kaslin

Again - not everything you post is an editorial.


22 posted on 05/10/2014 1:51:34 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Kaslin

Were the solar panels made in China?


23 posted on 05/10/2014 1:54:41 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Kaslin

Wondering if this is a Solyndra solar system? or maybe one of the other defunct solar companies Obama backed??


24 posted on 05/10/2014 1:55:32 PM PDT by AzNASCARfan
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To: Kaslin

just enough to power his ESPN


25 posted on 05/10/2014 1:55:43 PM PDT by GotMojo
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To: Kaslin

What’s he got the thermostats set on inside?


26 posted on 05/10/2014 1:56:24 PM PDT by MulberryDraw (Repeal it.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama attacks Americans working in the oil, gas, coal and nuclear industries.


27 posted on 05/10/2014 1:56:25 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Kaslin


28 posted on 05/10/2014 1:59:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Kaslin

Lemme guess. $1 billion worth? Made by the company formerly known as Solyndra??


29 posted on 05/10/2014 2:00:31 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Kaslin

What kind of solar panels, most educated, political lady—PV modules or collectors? —lowtech


30 posted on 05/10/2014 2:02:01 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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31 posted on 05/10/2014 2:02:24 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Michael.SF.
Maybe. Solyndra was a failed technology. It was an attempt to create cylindrical solar panels that captured sunlight at any angle, instead of flat panels that had to track the sun for maximum performance.

Salvaging a failed technology for a failed presidency?

-PJ

32 posted on 05/10/2014 2:04:51 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: subterfuge
I know...five years into the presidency and he's just now doing this.

This guy is really making Carter appear competent.

33 posted on 05/10/2014 2:05:54 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: Mears

Probably not even hooked up.


34 posted on 05/10/2014 2:26:08 PM PDT by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: Track9

I think all they do is heat the water.


35 posted on 05/10/2014 2:28:12 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Kaslin

Are these solar panels on the roof? Or beside the White House? Solar panels on the roof are a danger to firefighters...impeding access to a fire and/or contribute to accidental electrocution.


36 posted on 05/10/2014 2:28:49 PM PDT by abclily
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To: Kaslin

Lemme know when he puts them on his places in Chicago and Hawaii....

And pays for it out of his own pocket.


37 posted on 05/10/2014 2:30:16 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: Kaslin

An anti-american Marxist post turtle.


38 posted on 05/10/2014 2:30:38 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Kaslin

http://www.brandonsun.com/world/breaking-news/solar-panels-now-installed-on-white-house-roof-power-intended-to-heat-first-familys-water-258756101.html


39 posted on 05/10/2014 2:31:27 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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They can recharge all the flashlights they’ll need at night when they shut off the power to go green 24/7.


40 posted on 05/10/2014 2:31:46 PM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Sacajaweau

Doesn’t that clown keep the place about 80..


41 posted on 05/10/2014 2:35:37 PM PDT by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: Track9

I was just thinking about that while reading that Carter turned down the thermostat and put on a sweater.


42 posted on 05/10/2014 2:38:25 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: abclily

“—Solar panels on the roof are a danger to firefighters...impeding access to a fire and/or contribute to accidental electrocution.”

Good lord,I did not know that. Why is installing them there even allowed?

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43 posted on 05/10/2014 2:39:35 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kaslin

I hope that I live to see them taken down by a future great president.


44 posted on 05/10/2014 2:45:23 PM PDT by jonathonandjennifer
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To: Jim Robinson
Obama is an idiot.

That's redundant.

45 posted on 05/10/2014 2:46:59 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: jonathonandjennifer

the panels are several years late being installed


46 posted on 05/10/2014 2:48:30 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Kaslin; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; seekthetruth; flaglady47; 3D-JOY; Bizzy Bugz; ...
Trashing the White House roof area is sacrilege.

It's like the Pope putting black solar panels on the the domed roof of the Sistine Chapel at St. Peter's.

I hope the next Republican president takes them down like Pres. Reagan did after that grits-for-brains, Carter, blemished the same roof with these ugly slabs of metal and plastic.

Obama, a tasteless clod, is mentally ill....and just wait for what's coming his final two years. Maybe a re-cycling dump for old metal cans in the Rose Garden.

Leni

47 posted on 05/10/2014 2:49:03 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Kaslin

Solar panels will be the crowning achievement of his administration. Quite literally.


48 posted on 05/10/2014 2:49:48 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: MinuteGal
Obama, a tasteless clod...

A lovely turn of phrase! All of our elected officials are tasteless clods. Obama is King Clod.

49 posted on 05/10/2014 2:55:07 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Sacajaweau

At least Carter came from a farming family with the obligatory thriftiness. This fool is a whole new breed of narcissist debauchery. And a vindictive metro sexual pansy to boot.


50 posted on 05/10/2014 3:04:36 PM PDT by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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