Project run by Obama family, friends receives $5.9M HHS grant

Vince Coglianese The Daily Caller 5/14/2012

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $5.9 million grant to a University of Chicago Medical Center program run by one of President Barack Obama’s closest friends.

Obama’s longtime friend, Eric Whitaker, runs the Urban Health Initiative (UHI), which was founded as a means of […]

Solar Energy: Popular but Corrupt

Warren Beatty American Thinker 3/15/2012

No one has ever been against solar energy. Far from it. In fact, according to a recent survey by Kelton Research, 92% of Americans say it’s important for the U.S. to develop and use solar energy. This support for solar power is consistent across political party affiliation, with 89% […]

Obama administration pressured Solyndra to delay layoffs for political gain

Ed Morrissey 11/15/2011

The Washington Post broke this story earlier this morning. Does anyone want to argue that Solyndra isn’t a scandal now?

The Obama administration urged officers of the struggling solar company Solyndra to postpone announcing planned layoffs until after the November 2010 midterm elections, newly released e-mails show. …

Solyndra’s chief executive […]

Energy Dept Should Have Sought Legal Opinion on Solyndra Loan, Treasury Official Tells Congress

Fred Lucas 10/14/2011

Treasury Department officials said they could not recall another time the government put the interest of private investors in front of those of taxpayers before the loan restructuring for the bankrupt but politically connected solar panel firm Solyndra.

Further, one department official told a House panel that the restructuring of the […]

Obama Bundler and Solyndra Investor George Kaiser, Boasts of Milking Federal Government for Millions

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 9/21/2011

Crony capitalism, or as I prefer to call it, fascism, is an ugly thing.

This casual looting of the US taxpayer is hideous. Listen to how the audience laughs at this corruption.


Related: Solyndra employees speak out about mismanagement and sloppy spending

…“After we got the loan guarantee, […]

WH Denies Involvement in Solyndra Loan, Despite E-Mails Indicating Otherwise

Fred Lucas 9/16/2011

The White House says it played no role in steering more than half-a-billion in taxpayer dollars to a solar panel firm that went bankrupt and is now under investigation by the FBI. But e-mails subpoenaed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee indicate the White House was eager to move quickly […]