According to recent news reports, the $535 million loan guarantee to now-bankrupt Solyndra has been reincarnated as a modern art exhibit in the foothills of University of California at Berkeley.
Taxpayers Paid for That: The New #1? UC Berkeley’s Solyndra Artwork Would Shatter Record for World’s Most Expensive PieceAugust 21, 2012 | ICYMI
500+ Turn Out for Subcommittee Hearing in Heart of Coal Country – Negative Effects of EPA Regulations on Jobs, Local Communities HighlightedJuly 17, 2012 | ICYMI
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a field hearing yesterday in Abingdon, Virginia, to examine the real world consequences of EPA regulations on the nation’s coal communities. According to local news reports, over 500 coal industry supporters attended yesterday’s hearing.
OPINION: Human Events Blog: LORD HAVE MERCY: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL CALLS SOLYNDRA AN “ENORMOUS SUCCESS”July 13, 2012 | ICYMI
LORD HAVE MERCY: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL CALLS SOLYNDRA AN “ENORMOUS SUCCESS” Human Events Blog By: John Hayward July 12, 2012
Axelrod’s Obamacare DollarsEmails suggest the White House pushed business to the presidential adviser's former firm to sell the health-care law.The Wall Street JournalBy KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
NEWS: California Investigative Watchdog Discovers Number of Jobs Lost in Solyndra Debacle Lowballed by Nearly 75%June 13, 2012 | ICYMI
The Bay Citizen June 13, 2012 Solyndra layoffs larger than previously reported Documents show nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs as solar panel maker closed By: Aaron Glantz On the day it closed, Solyndra said it was laying off 1,100 full-time and temporary employees.
NEWS: Media Outlets Report on Committee's Investigation Into Closed-Door Health Care Negotiations, Policy and Advertising CommitmentsJune 12, 2012 | ICYMI
Editorial: ObamaCare's Secret HistoryThe Wall Street Journal On Friday House Republicans released more documents that expose the collusion between the health-care industry and the White House that produced ObamaCare, and what a story of crony capitalism it is. If the trove of emails proves anything, it's that the Tea Party isn't angry enough.