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New York Magazine
Donald Trump Jr. and the Future of Conservative Populismof activist government with “cronyism” formed the primary theme for the 2012 Re
Donald Trump Jr. and the Future of Conservative Populism
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
of activist government with “cronyism” formed the primary theme for the 2012 Republican convention, which used Solyndra (one of the few green-energy firms subsidized by the stimulus that went under) in roughly the same way the 2016 one... Read more
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The Hill
A constructive GOP platform on climate changeand tax breaks for fossil fuel development and renewable energy. Politicians lo
A constructive GOP platform on climate change
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
and tax breaks for fossil fuel development and renewable energy. Politicians love to hand out corporate welfare but, as the Solyndra debacle illustrated, the risk of corruption is high. The GOP can say they’re getting the federal government out of... Read more
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Deseret News
John Hoffmire: We want solar to succeed so why are solar firms going belly-up?at 7.39 euros per share, dropped to 40 euro cents in November last year, and de
John Hoffmire: We want solar to succeed so why are solar firms going belly-up?
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
at 7.39 euros per share, dropped to 40 euro cents in November last year, and declared bankruptcy in March. Unlike the Solyndra days when the failure of U.S. government-backed solar companies brought on fears that shook the whole industry, the... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: Republicans Play into Clinton's Hands With Comey Hearingthose efforts will only backfire," Fallon added. After eight years of Obama-er
Analysis: Republicans Play into Clinton's Hands With Comey Hearing
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
those efforts will only backfire," Fallon added. After eight years of Obama-era partisan scandals like Fast and Furious, Solyndra, and Benghazi, Democrats have become good at beating back Republican investigations. Ranking member Elijah... Read more
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Orange County Register
Is Trump's election America's Brexit?the reality of global warming or climate change. The party that squandered bill
Is Trump's election America's Brexit?
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
the reality of global warming or climate change. The party that squandered billions on failed green energy schemes (e.g. Solyndra) is now targeting some of America’s largest and most influential employers on an issue that always ranks dead last... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Obama Years: Views On A Presidency, Across AmericaRepublicans scorned his interest in subsidizing solar panels and windmills. The
The Obama Years: Views On A Presidency, Across America
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
Republicans scorned his interest in subsidizing solar panels and windmills. They said their view was vindicated when Solyndra, a California solar company, went bankrupt in 2011 after receiving federal money. But in 2016, much has changed.... Read more
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Breitbart
Elon Musk Wins By Gaming the Subsidy Gameraked in $4.3 billion in government money. SolarCity, the solar panel firm that
Elon Musk Wins By Gaming the Subsidy Game
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
raked in $4.3 billion in government money. SolarCity, the solar panel firm that operates out of office space abandoned by Solyndra, the poster child for crony capitalism in the Obama era, got $300 million in federal grants and tax incentives.... Read more
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FOX News
Holder unsure whether he'll stay as AG, as election opens door to Cabinet reshuffleand promoting Obama's health care overhaul, Chu for his oversight of the contro
Holder unsure whether he'll stay as AG, as election opens door to Cabinet reshuffle
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
and promoting Obama's health care overhaul, Chu for his oversight of the controversial green-energy loan program that gave millions to Solyndra and other companies that later filed for bankruptcy. Fox News' Shannon Bream contributed to this re... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: Can Trump stop the slide while Clinton coasts?have had three or four fun-filled days attacking Obama’s failed stimulus and th
Karl Rove: Can Trump stop the slide while Clinton coasts?
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
have had three or four fun-filled days attacking Obama’s failed stimulus and the billions of taxpayer dollars squandered on Solyndra. He can’t let too many similar opportunities to regain the initiative pass with adequate but insufficient... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The big losersand all that's left is ruination. Policies that were supposed to rally the coun
The big losers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
and all that's left is ruination. Policies that were supposed to rally the country only ruined it. Crony capitalism. Solyndra is just one example of how a government with the power to choose the winners and losers in the economy chooses the... Read more

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