Tag: Solyndra

Revealing the Heart

He keeps revealing his true self in blatant ways. It’s almost as if he can’t help himself. The real heart of a man cannot be hidden; what’s on the inside will have to show up on the outside no matter how one may try to hide it. To what am I referring? President Obama’s comment in a teleprompter-less speech the other day to a campaign crowd. I’m sure most of you know which comment I mean—the one that demeaned individual… Read more »

Friday’s Overlooked News

The Obama administration has become adept at something other administrations have done, but this administration has taken it from amateur status to expert: waiting until Friday evening, when few are paying attention, to dump all the bad news of the week—bad, that is, for the administration. Under Obama, this has evolved almost into an art form. What am I talking about? Well, here’s what transpired late last Friday: The long-term care insurance portion of Obamacare was quietly dropped. Forced to… Read more »

Down the “Green Hole”

All last week, the “green” scandals grew. The one getting the most press had to do with a solar energy company, Solyndra, that obtained a government-backed loan of more than half a billion dollars. The company was such a bad risk that the Bush administration refused the loan. Yet when Obama took over, it suddenly was on the table once more. To the credit of the government officials who investigated Solyndra, they steadfastly warned the White House not to go… Read more »