Sources: CNN, Washington Post, GreenBiz.com
quote: Your whining attitude is precisely why I have lost faith in this country and I believe we won't see a booming society again until government bailouts and entitlement programs are evaporated and people learn that capital isn't created by printing more monopoly dollars, but it is produced by hard work. There are many other things holding us back, but for the purpose of this post I will keep it short.
quote: Can you put on a mask and then go kick a few of them in the face for me?
quote: the place was left clean when we left
quote: I'm not saying people don't have the right to protest.
quote: Everytime there's a protest of any sort, the protesters are automatically deemed a bunch of weirdo, hippy, college students.
quote: But many of them are hippy college students who are brainwashed by their professors into believing in crap like Marx. Others are true Marxists and Socialists.
quote: I fully agree with the statement that some of those on Wall Street got greedy.
quote: Not all Govt. spending is bad. Especially when it works!
quote: "Protecting taxpayer dollars remains the top priority for Secretary [Stephen] Chu and the Department, which is why we were careful to include many protections for the taxpayer in the loan guarantee for the Stephentown project," said Damien LaVere, DOE spokesman.
quote: While analysts such as Walter Nasde of Ardour Capital believe Beacon Power's technology was a good idea, CNN reports that the company couldn't survive due to the low rates that the government put in place for utilities. In other words, Beacon Power couldn't charge utilities any more than the rates the government set, and it wasn't enough to keep Beacon Power alive.
quote: Back in September, Capp described the government's role in supporting the construction of the Stephentown plant, and how it would have been impossible without the loan.