The Green Ball And Chain
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  • Luke Lea

    Look on the bright side. With a bona fide physicist at the helm of the Department of Energy — a true believer in the crusade against carbon — it exposes the intellectual hollowness of the whole global warming movement.

    No intelligent cause would make mistakes like this.

  • bluejay63

    The same thing happen in the Carter white house.
    when there’s easy goverment money (tax payer’s)out there, lookout here come’s the crook’s. green-energy, is really pixie-dust energy. BECAUSE IT’S NOT REAL!!!!!!!

  • ruralcounsel

    The administration’s understanding of private sector jobs, let alone green jobs, is so poor that one wonders if any of these people have ever held a honest job where they had to do actual physical labor, and not just fetch coffee, shuffle papers at a non-profit, xerox policy papers for upcoming meetings, and show up for their political internships in air-conditioned offices.

    They grew up in economics-free bubbles kept inflated with tax dollars, and can’t quite grasp the concept of cash flow, profit and loss, assets and liabilities, market demand, risk, and return on investment.

    Their understanding of ‘green’ is unilaterally adopted from their Luddite buddies in the environmental non-profit world, washed clean of any real world considerations like engineering feasibility, cost, thermodynamics or kinetics.

    Those two forms of ignorance are a fatal combination when they try to ‘invest’ in green technology.

  • Sam L.

    And it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.

  • William Diller

    I think that they have been pretty successful in their drive to destroy the commercial fishing industry though. They have foisted the whole plan of “Catch Shares” on the industry as and “Environmental imperative” yet we all know that the real reason is to put all the money into the hands of a few. It’s surprising that the “occupy” groups haven’t got a hold of this. (not)

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