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Jet Fuel-Gate Is Obama's New Solyndra
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/13/11 | Staff

Posted on 12/13/2011 5:56:21 PM PST by Nachum

Ecofanaticism: SolyndraGate was no isolated case of corrupt government misspending. The U.S. Navy was just forced to buy 450,000 gallons of biofuels from an Obama-connected firm at an outrageous $16 per gallon. The massive Obama stimulus was supposed to generate millions of jobs, but the $535 million loan guarantee it gave to solar panel maker Solyndra on the eve of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy illustrated the fundamental incompetence of Obama's neo-Keynesian economic ideology. Now we find the Navy partnering with the Agriculture Department to purchase hundreds of thousands

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fuelgate; glauthier; jet; jetfuel; solazyme; solyndra; stimulus
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1 posted on 12/13/2011 5:56:24 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

The crimes just keep on coming.


2 posted on 12/13/2011 6:01:26 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

And remain largely unreported.


3 posted on 12/13/2011 6:06:16 PM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, then he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Nachum
Imagine the name Bush or Haliburten being in the story? How can reused oil be $16/gal or is the Secretary Chu boondoggle?

Pray for America

4 posted on 12/13/2011 6:10:29 PM PST by bray (Hope and Change to Hate and Anger)
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To: Nachum

I will offer one plausible defence for alternate-fuel capability and that is in a SHTF scenario other sources need to be rapidly deployed, so that there is a strategic interest in maintaining some infrastucture for doing that.

My example would be Germany converting to coal gasification, etc. when their oil supplies were cut off.

That lesson speaks more highly of coal than soy diesel or ethanol, etc. but an astute republic would be vigilant to such needs in light of the present oil equilibrium.

I doubt much of this is on the current administration’s radar, however.


5 posted on 12/13/2011 6:11:39 PM PST by One Name
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To: Nachum

biofuel — $16 per gallon.

reg JP-5 fuel — typically costs less than $4 a gallon.

“T. J. Glauthier, is a ‘strategic advisor’ at Solazyme, the California company that is selling a portion of the biofuel to the Navy. Glauthier worked — shock, shock — on the energy-sector portion of the 2009 stimulus bill.””

Solazyme already got $22 million from the 2009 stimulus.


6 posted on 12/13/2011 6:11:50 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Nachum
I expect the RNC to jump on this right away.

...just like it has on all the other Obamah scandals.

/extreem sarcasm

7 posted on 12/13/2011 6:13:43 PM PST by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: Nachum

This is organized crime, and SecNav Ray Mabus is complicit in this conspiracy to defraud the Navy.


8 posted on 12/13/2011 6:15:28 PM PST by Always A Marine
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To: Nachum
I've been putting this sticker on gas pumps:

"Somehow we have to figure
out how to boost the price of
gasoline to the [$8-$10/gal]
levels in Europe." - Barrack Obama's
Energy Secretary Steve Chu. Had enough yet???

I've sized mine to fit twelve to a sheet of bumper sticker stock...
9 posted on 12/13/2011 6:16:33 PM PST by null and void (Day 1057 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Nachum

The continuity part: “How doe we Liberals hijack the military as a lab for our stupid ideas...?”

The change part: “How do we weave EXTREEEEME graft into this lab...?”


10 posted on 12/13/2011 6:18:01 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Nachum

Remember what qualified as extreme military graft when BUSH was Prez:

Soldiers took one plate for food, covering with another plate, and Halliburton then charged for TWO meals (i.e. by the plate)

Remember the screaming? I sure do.

But NOW? Waaaaaaay beyond that, but SILENCE.


11 posted on 12/13/2011 6:19:54 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Nachum

And how much in political contributions were made after this sweetheart contract was awarded? Again, all of this “green economy” stuff the Regime is pushing is a money laundering scam. Our tax dollars are doled out to Obama’s cronies that spew the politically correct line, as long as some of it gets channeled to the DNC and other politically correct campaigns. This is clearly in RICO territory.


12 posted on 12/13/2011 6:20:54 PM PST by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: Nachum
and America takes another one in the........


13 posted on 12/13/2011 6:21:36 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Always A Marine; Quix
This is organized crime, and SecNav Ray Mabus is complicit in this conspiracy to defraud the Navy.

According to some, the death of one known as "Mabus" will herald some cataclysmic event. The actual mention of Mabus is restricted to C2, Q62 where we see Mabus described:

'Mabus' then will soon die, there will come
Of people and beasts a horrible rout:
Then suddenly one will see vengeance,
Hundred, hand, thirst, hunger when the comet will run.
Just sayin'...
14 posted on 12/13/2011 6:23:23 PM PST by null and void (Day 1057 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: ColdOne

The crimes just keep on coming.


They come too fast for any single story to gain traction. It is a good tactic and it’s effective for this administration as long as they have an incestuous relationship with the media.

Any one of these scandals would have created a firestorm under Bush. Outside of blogs like this one, talk radio, and news junkies this stuff does not even register with the average voter. I hope there is a cumulative effect by next November but I suspect the only people outraged by this stuff were not going to vote for Zero anyways.


15 posted on 12/13/2011 6:24:24 PM PST by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: Nachum
It's OK. The media will give him a pass. He's scandal-free because nothing he does is labeled a scandal.

Instead of the Monopoly "Get out of jail free" cards, he has an unlimited supply of "Get out of embarrassment free" cards.

16 posted on 12/13/2011 6:25:52 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Nachum

I recall when the MSM went wild with accusations when they “discovered” that independent contractors were delivering fuel to our soldiers in Afganistan (in a war zone) for something like $8/gal. They claimed it was a Halliburton rip-off, a KBR rip-off, a Bush family rip-off, that Dick Cheney was pocketing millions from it. Was just a few years ago.


17 posted on 12/13/2011 6:33:52 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Nachum
We heard the ludicrous excuse last week from Obama Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, as quoted in the National Journal, that "we are doing this for one simple reason: It makes us better fighters" because "our use of fossil fuels is a very real threat to our national security and to the U.S. Navy ability to protect America and project power overseas."

Keelhaul the SOB

18 posted on 12/13/2011 6:37:29 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Centralization destroys the blight of monopoly")
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To: NonValueAdded
Alternate reaction to Mabus' statement: "Well, I've been to one world fair, a picnic, and a rodeo, and that's the stupidest thing I've ever seen come across a computer screen" with apologies to Maj. Kong.
19 posted on 12/13/2011 6:41:04 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Centralization destroys the blight of monopoly")
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To: volunbeer

Your post hits the nail on the head.
I feel like I’ve aged 40 years since “Bathhouse Barry” was selected.
The crimes come too quick to be fully digested, even by those of us who feared this regime.
It’s psychological warfare.


20 posted on 12/13/2011 7:01:22 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: TexasCajun

The repubs will not jump on this because they do not rat on their buddies, and they have many similar in their closets.


21 posted on 12/13/2011 7:04:55 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Steely Tom

The Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States in 1922–23, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding. Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall leased Navy petroleum reserves at Teapot Dome and two other locations to private oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding. In 1922 and 1923, the leases became the subject of a sensational investigation by Senator Thomas J. Walsh. Fall was later convicted of accepting bribes from the oil companies.

Before the Watergate scandal, Teapot Dome was regarded as the “greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics”.[


22 posted on 12/13/2011 7:05:50 PM PST by maxsand (teapot)
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To: null and void

u NEED TO ADD......

“To Make it FAIR”!!”


23 posted on 12/13/2011 7:05:56 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: Nachum

As they say: “Nothing to see here, folks....just move along”.


24 posted on 12/13/2011 7:09:49 PM PST by jmax
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To: NonValueAdded

A feller could have a pretty good time in Vegas...


25 posted on 12/13/2011 7:31:21 PM PST by null and void (Day 1057 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: null and void

THX FOR THE PING.

The Destroyer in Chief is hard at his work, still.


26 posted on 12/13/2011 7:54:02 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Yep. It’s all he knows.


27 posted on 12/13/2011 7:56:17 PM PST by null and void (Day 1057 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: thouworm
reg JP-5 fuel — typically costs less than $4 a gallon.

Retail JET-A to general aviation is going for around $6/gal.

28 posted on 12/13/2011 8:04:12 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: thouworm

T.J. Glauthier of Solazyme RESOLD the fuel to the U.S. Navy. The fuel was made by a private venture in Louisiana not originally subsidized by the feds. Just so happens to be co-owned by sometimes Clinton friend Tyson.


29 posted on 12/13/2011 8:11:00 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: NonValueAdded

“Keelhaul the SOB”


We won’t have a navy left to heelhaul him. It will go bankrupt trying to buy a gallon of fuel.


30 posted on 12/13/2011 8:14:03 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: Nachum
Looks like good times are just around the corner...


31 posted on 12/13/2011 8:22:39 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: null and void; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

Here’s something else to send steam out one’s ears:

MANDATORY ARABIC CLASSES IN K-12 IN TEXAS:

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/02/07/mandatory-arabic-classes-coming-to-mansfield/


32 posted on 12/13/2011 10:07:49 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


33 posted on 12/13/2011 10:10:34 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: null and void; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

Here’s something else to send steam out one’s ears:

MANDATORY ARABIC CLASSES IN K-12 IN TEXAS:

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/02/07/mandatory-arabic-classes-coming-to-mansfield/


34 posted on 12/13/2011 10:11:28 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix; null and void; SunkenCiv; AmericanInTokyo

And another article worth some pondering:

Reactor 4 sounds exceedingly and increasingly hazardous if I’m understanding things accurately.

American In Tokyo—you must be up on this. Any comment?

http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/12/reactor-4-is-falling-apart/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FukushimaDiary+%28Fukushima+


35 posted on 12/13/2011 10:14:55 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

We are scrapping TWO carrier groups while China is preparing for naval warfare!!???!


36 posted on 12/13/2011 11:14:09 PM PST by matchgirl (He made it worse.)
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To: Mortrey
It’s psychological warfare.

Yes it is! I keep saying it's "in your face" for lack of a better phrase but you have the correct term.

I have realized this since Obama called for it during 2008, and when some of us went to a restaurant wearing McCain buttons because we had just come back from a meeting, all the young black waitstaff would say "Obama!" right in our faces every time they ran into one of us. It is an arrogant, uncivilized approach.

If we lose this civil society that we have, we will never have another one, so in God's name let's not lose it.

37 posted on 12/13/2011 11:27:47 PM PST by firebrand (It's almost too late.)
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To: matchgirl

The globalist oligarchy is

DETERMINED to thoroughly trash, destroy the USA in behalf of their tyrannical satanic global government.

My understanding of the more convincing Christian prophetic sources is that they will ALMOST succeed before the end of the Great Tribulation and Christ brings a halt to their evil deeds.


38 posted on 12/13/2011 11:48:48 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: null and void

is that about Nostradamus prophecy?


39 posted on 12/14/2011 1:33:27 AM PST by japaneseghost
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To: volunbeer

Or they simply aren’t reported at all, ever:

http://bigjournalism.com/mchastain/2011/12/13/fast-andfurious-watch-no-coverage-from-nbc-nightly-news-in-all-of-2011/


40 posted on 12/14/2011 2:29:25 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Nachum

“the Great Green Fleet Carrier Strike Force” will operate in the contested waters of Hawaii.


41 posted on 12/14/2011 2:38:36 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: japaneseghost

Yes, the name Mabus caught my eye. It may as well have been in flashing neon with arrows pointing at it.


42 posted on 12/14/2011 2:38:47 AM PST by null and void (Day 1057 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Nachum

Bookmark


43 posted on 12/14/2011 3:02:21 AM PST by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: bray

This is another CH2M HILL project. They are making millions off this one just like they did Solyndra.


44 posted on 12/14/2011 3:24:39 AM PST by Evergolightly (Ones conclusions are founded in the path traveled.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

The corruption which may have existed in the Republican Party donors associated with the military-industrial complex were a fraction of today’s corruption now controlled by Socialist Progressives who claim the name of Democrat.

Their corruption not only controls the military-industrial complex, it has infiltrated into the military leadership down to junior field grade level.

The defense of the Constitution is now jeopardized.


45 posted on 12/14/2011 4:09:50 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Quix
http://www.khou.com/news/texas-news/Texas-school-district-will-re-tool-Arabic-culture-curriculum-115565534.html

They're backing off for now.

Some kind of attempt to quell the public [and students] mistrust of Arabic speaking people by some *well-meaning* Liberal academia Somewhat related: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/07/education/07charter.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

46 posted on 12/14/2011 4:46:40 AM PST by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: null and void
The actual mention of Mabus is restricted to C2, Q62

LOL You are my hero for the day.

47 posted on 12/14/2011 4:55:33 AM PST by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: Cvengr

The defense of [the hollow remaining few shards of] the Constitution is now jeopardized.


48 posted on 12/14/2011 5:25:48 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix; boatbums; metmom; Iscool; RnMomof7; HossB86
Is this the same Texas that has the governor Rick Perry who welcomes the Muslims, helps them break ground and build Mosques and worked with them to get this “Arabic” (please don’t call it Muslim) teaching in the schools? That Texas and governor Rick Perry? Is it the same Rick Perry who so many here want to see as President so he can continue welcoming Muslims into this country?

Well, well, well! Work to get that bastich elected and I say you will get what you deserve. Anyone who calls themselves Christian had better sit up and take note. God is not mocked and is not well pleased.

2 John 1:9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. 10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: 11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.

49 posted on 12/14/2011 5:25:59 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: wolfcreek

The amoeba will retract the probe, in that area, . . . for now.

Search Youtube for

JD Faraq and “Chrislam”

The Mahdi is expected . . . to appear with “Christ following HIM!”

. . . do not believe them when they say . . . Here is Christ . . . There is Christ . . .

The evil thickens, darkens, spreads.


50 posted on 12/14/2011 5:29:33 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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