The Watermelon Regime's Pay-to-Play Way

The recent domino-like downfall of a slew of solar energy companies is shedding light on both the failure and corruption inherent in green politics. Most prominently in the news was the bankruptcy of Solyndra LLC, a Fremont, California-based manufacturer of solar panels.  The company's demise meant the loss of 1,100 jobs.  Solyndra said that it could not compete with overseas (read: Chinese) competitors and will therefore look to a sale of its business and the leasing out of key technology. What's hilarious -- unless you are a taxpayer! -- is that Solyndra was a pet of the Obama regime (the "Watermelon Regime" -- green on the outside, red on the inside).  The regime not long back gave Solyndra a $535-million loan guarantee, which now means the taxpayer is in for a major hosing.  (This was the first loan guarantee from the Department of Energy under its "clean energy program.") And did the Watermelon Regime tout the company!  Even during groundbreaking...(Read Full Article)