Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Blames Tea Party for Unemployment, Proud of Representing Illegal Aliens

Soopermexican 1/17/2013

Hilda Solis, the outgoing Secretary of Labor made some surprising comments in an interview with Fox News Latino:

In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with Fox News Latino on Wednesday, Solis, the first Hispanic Labor Secretary in U.S. history, made it clear that despite her resignation, politics still flow through her blood.

When asked […]

Battery builder A123 Systems that won $249 million federal grant files for bankruptcy

Justin Hyde Motoramic Yahoo! Autos 10/16/2012

No company has embodied Washington’s hope for an American-built electric vehicle business like A123 Systems. The Massachusetts-based company was supposed to become the leading home-grown supplier of lithium-ion batteries for automakers in the United States and around the world — fueled in part by a $249 million grant from […]

Labor Department spends stimulus funds for ads during Olbermann, Maddow shows

Contract shows no new jobs were created

Jim McElhatton The Washington Times 8/21/2012

The Labor Department paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus funds to a public relations firm to run more than 100 commercials touting the Obama administration’s “green training” job efforts on two MSNBC cable shows, records show.

The commercials […]

Eco-scams are as easy as ‘A123’

Michelle Malkin 3/30/2012

While President Obama was busy lambasting Big Oil tax breaks on Thursday, yet another one of his environmental welfare recipients (the very kind he wants to redistribute oil subsidies to) was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Who needs to win the Mega Millions lottery? Start a pie-in-the-sky eco-boondoggle, and a half-billion-dollar […]

Another beneficiary of ‘stimulus’ tax dollars

Hundreds of millions in federal funds went to his energy company

Aaron Klein WorldNetDaily 12/16/2011

The founder of an energy company that benefited from deals involving hundreds of millions in “stimulus” money made the maximum donation allowable to President Obama’s inauguration, WND has learned.

Peter L. Corsell, founder of GridPoint Inc., contributed $50,000 to the […]

Bankrupt Evergreen Solar’s U.S. Govt. Benefits Mostly Unreported, Probably Impossible to Track

Tom Blumer NewsBusters 8/21/2011

On August 15, the Boston Herald, the Boston Globe, and the Associated Press all reported that Massachusetts-based Evergreen Solar had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Oddly enough (no, not really), The New York Times, which published a 1,600-word report in January (HT to an NB emailer) on the company’s competitive difficulties, […]