One always hopes that an American president is is intelligent enough to pursue smart economic policies that have proven to create both economic and job growth. Unfortunately, this president's 'Obamanomics' strategy has proven to be the antithesis of smart policy.
Not only was 'Obamanomics' not smart, Obama doubled-down on stupidity by pursuing "green" energy/product boondoggles that have only proven to enrich his large donors while stealing money from the middle-class pocketbook.
At 'C3' we've been compiling headlines about the green boondoggles that Obama and Democrats love and promote. Below is a list these headlines, which provide evidence of an administration stuck-on-green-stupid with no indications that these fiascoes will end well.
- Green Fail: The Obama & Harry Reid $1.3 billion green boondoggle in Nevada - a $4.6 million per job fiasco
- Green Fail: Obama’s ethanol policies responsible for 192,000 deaths each year – starving humans on the altar of the ‘green-vote’
- Green Fail: The “No More (Obama) Solyndras” Act - a bipartisan piece of legislation that shows even Democrats are sick of the “green” energy waste by Obama White House
- Green Fail: Obama, Abound Solar, large donations & even larger loans to the failed solar company
- Green Fail: Obama's big donors will receive huge tax breaks from Solyndra bankruptcy costing taxpayers even more
- Green Fail: Green energy firm receives $32 million loan from Obama and then promptly terminates 200+ U.S. employees
- Green Fail: "Independent" watchdog on Obama's Solyndra loans is big donor to Obama now - green's renewable corruption
- Green Fail: NRG Solar received $1.2 billion green loan from Obama… and just by chance, wife (Arvia Few) of then NRG executive VP is a large donor/bundler for Obama
- Green Fail: "The wind industry is imploding" - layoffs by the welfare-queens of this taxpayer subsidized "green" industry, continues
- Green Fail: "Voters abandon global warming fears" - but that doesn't stop Obama's EPA
- Green Fail: "Worse Than Solyndra" - Maine U.S. Senate candidate in crony cahoots with Democratic administration to enrich green project, used Obama Team to bolster his expensive wind development
- Green Fail: $10 mil to power 30 homes at twice the cost of buying traditional electricity, subsidized by American taxpayers - water turbine project is the latest boondoggle to be funded
- Green Fail: 62% of Americans reject Democrats' corporate welfare to wealthy wind promoters like Maine's U.S. Senate candidate Angus King
- Green Fail: A presentation to Obama by a big Democratic donor with a new 'green' idea - of course, the Obama administration gave him a $625 million loan [video] /sarc
- Green Fail: A simple summary of the Washington Post editorial on Obama's 'Volt' - a brain-dead idea wasting taxpayer funds
- Green Fail: Another "green" pipe dream investment by Obama goes bankrupt - $250 million of taxpayer dollars down the tubes
- Green Fail :Another Obama green energy investment files for bankruptcy - Satcon Technology, a manufacturer of solar power conversion equipment
- Green Fail: Anti-fracking supporters discovered to be using bogus science – claims are hype say scientists
- Green Fail: At the Democratic Party Convention, Obama's key person responsible for the "green" Solyndra scandal literally runs away from inquisitive reporters
- Green Fail: Beltway insider predicts failed Solyndra will damage Obama's re-election
- Green Fail: Blaming China for solar company loans going bad – amazingly, Obama administration was so freaking incompetent it failed to consider aggressive Chinese competition
- Green Fail: Brazil
so desperate to promote renewable energy, they turn to human hamsters - Obama's DOE considers loan for hamster solution /sarc
- Green Fail: California’s lunatic embrace of green energy is harming low income citizens by the millions
- Green Fail: Cato said it presciently 15 years ago - "Renewable Energy, Not Cheap, Not Green" and Obama still doesn't get it
- Green Fail: CBS News confirms that Obama’s one million electric vehicles goal a resounding joke – but American Enterprise Institute (AEI) “conservative” elites encourage you to buy one
- Green Fail: CFL bulbs found even more dangerous to health – a UV ray risk to humans, thank you GE
- Green Fail: College Illinois fund to lose 50% of its Fisker investment, which is another of Obama's "green" electric vehicle fiascoes
- Green Fail: Congressional Budget Office study reports that Obama's "green" electric vehicles are waste of money - who knew?
- Green Fail: Corn for biofuel equals amount that could feed 412 million people for a year
- Green Fail: Danish firm gets $50 million of Obama's stimulus and then lays off 800 americans...stuck-on-stupid green policies
- Green Fail: DNC platform calls for "environmental justice," including more Solyndras - the Democrats have learned nothing from the last 4 years
- Green Fail: Electric power generating plants using ‘renewable’ biomass fail to protect environment – 79% in violation of air/water environmental standards
- Green Fail: Email from an Obama expert on solar DOE loans - "All in all in the solar field, l think it is extremely easy to pick losers and l really do not know how to pick winners” – yet they showered billions of taxpayer dollars on green energy losers
- Green Fail: Emails prove that White House was directly involved in huge loan to bankrupt solar company – emails contradict bogus statements by Obama
- Green Fail: Emails shed light on corruption between White House & Solyndra – putting the private investors ahead of the taxpayers
- Green Fail: Ethanol vs. the World - remove Obama's U.S. ethanol "green" subsidies say the WTO, FAO, IFAD, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, WFP, IFPRI, UN HTLF and the World Bank
- Green Fail: EU spends billions on ‘green’ energy and its CO2 emissions remain the same – in contrast, U.S. emissions decline due to free market & innovation
- Green Fail: EU study determines that wind power installations are not worth the cost (i.e. tax subsidies)
- Green Fail: Forget climate change, Democrat and Obama's direct policies killing the world’s hungry – ethanol takes priority over food
- Green Fail: Generation X has rejected the green’s fanatic religion pushed by spoiled ‘Boomers’
- Green Fail: German
media, consumers and taxpayers now finally realizing they are being raped
by wind energy greed of a few- does Obama read German?
- Green Fail: German politicians backtracking on “green energy revolution” – their original stupidity meets economic reality - is Obama smarter than the Germans?
- Green Fail: GM so desperate to sell Volt it has to offer huge discounts - Obama's green lemon
- Green Fail: Gore green fraud investments will give us 'no more Solyndras'
- Green Fail: Green energy revolution, “an ideologically driven boondoggle from the start”
- Green Fail: Hollywood's Matt Damon uses Mideast oil money to attack America's natural gas industry - the Democrats' green hypocrisy is simply astounding
- Green Fail: Holy sheet!...a massive list of Obama's green investment failures - as noted before, Democrat green-stupidity and greed knows no limits
- Green Fail: How Obama turned $527 million into $24 million – what a green genius, no?
- Green Fail: In 1890, the Morrison Electric automobile had a range of 100 miles on a battery charge – better than Obama’s GM-bailout Volt
- Green Fail: Is the obituary now being written for Obama's Tesla electric vehicle company? - despite a half-billion from taxpayers, Tesla running out of cash, fast
- Green Fail: Italy’s perfect
storm of solar ‘malinvestment’ – bankrupting Italy, the renewable energy
way that Obama wastes billions on
- Green Fail: Layoffs mount at the Democrat-subsidized wind energy manufacturing plants - green subsidies cause more harm than good
- Green Fail: Liberal-biased media discovers that they can no longer just bury Obama’s “green” failures
- Green Fail: Major crony capitalist and Obama supporter, GE, fails at solar panels – market does not support the over-the-top government hype & subsidies
- Green Fail: Massachusetts town finds out just how expensive electric rates are from an Obama-style wind turbine project
- Green Fail: More bad news for Obama’s wind energy subsidies – they are worthless in terms of creating jobs when compared to fossil fuel projects
- Green Fail: More evidence that Obama’s green electric car initiative is failing – why are the elites so freaking stupid?
- Green Fail: Nevada Geothermal Power close to defaulting after receiving an Obama “green” loan of $98 million – hmmm...dumbest president ever?
- Green Fail: New blend of ethanol may damage car engines – Obama’s EPA political agenda likely to harm consumers’ autos
- Green Fail: Nissan Leaf underperforms significantly in hotter climates - electric car battery range not so hot when hot
- Green Fail: Obama & Democrats still believe wasting trillions on "global warming" hysteria is good idea - newest empirical evidence shows no warming for last 16 years
- Green Fail: Obama administration gave $150 million of “stimulus” taxpayer dollars to LG Chem for production of Chevy Volt "green" auto batteries – instead, employees play card games, watch movies & read books/magazines
- Green Fail: Obama administration’s idiotic Energy Secretary still pushing the even more idiotic goal of one-million electric cars in 3 years - why are big government scientists sooo freaking stupid?
- Green Fail: Obama admits to making mistakes and then promises to continue with more ‘green’ failures [video]
- Green Fail: Obama doles out $197 million loan to solar company that "industry analysts are not optimistic about" - just another Solyndra deal, where Obama's cronies enrich themselves
- Green Fail: Obama's electric auto company suffers another setback - are these vehicles safe to own?
- Green Fail: Obama has spent $9.8 million of taxpayer monies for each full-time “green” job – honestly, has there ever been a dumber U.S. president?
- Green Fail: Obama loans $2 billion for South African clean energy project - more taxpayer monies down the foreign 'green' rat hole of Obama's big donors
- Green Fail: Obama personally linked to $2 billion loan for controversial wind project – emails highlight the ‘green’ cronyism that’s wasting taxpayer dollars
- Green Fail: Obama plans to spend millions exporting his signature failed green energy policies to Africa – keeping Africans impoverished via very expensive and unreliable green energy
- Green Fail: Obama policies destroy an actual small 'green' business success story - destroying a solar device firm with sheer anti-small business, Democrat stupidity
- Green Fail: Obama promised 200,000 new ‘green’ jobs per year – only 16,000 total new green jobs after spending $90 BILLION
- Green Fail: Obama stimulus recipient Serious Energy is another failed "green" example of crony capitalism and corrupt politicians
- Green Fail: Obama wealthy campaign donors “feed at the green energy trough” – leading to massive green taxpayer losses
- Green Fail: Obama’s ‘green fleet’ – an utter taxpayer waste the Pentagon embraced instead of national security
- Green Fail: Obama’s ‘green’ energy policies are the same as those pursued by Spain to economic ruin
- Green Fail: Obama’s ‘green’ supporters are lethally anti-consumer, anti-job and anti-business –a clear and present danger to society
- Green Fail: Obama’s Energy Dept. gave Treasury Dept. only one day to review Solyndra loan - $500+ million down the drain because of gross incompetence
- Green Fail: Obama’s EPA cellustic ethanol mandate an unachievable boondoggle – massive stupidity from an out-of-control bureaucracy
- Green Fail: Obama’s green stimulus money flowed “right to union pockets”
- Green Fail: Obama’s
loves "green" reusable grocery bags - but bags are likely to be infected with E.
coli, salmonella, fecal coliform and the killer virus, norovirus- yum!
- Green Fail: Obama-backed electric vehicle company goes dark - 400 jobs and 20,000 cars/year never materialize
- Green Fail: Obama's "green utopia" an utter economic and energy failure - but he keeps defending it...stuck-on-stupid is not admirable
- Green Fail: Obama's "green" energy and jobs are a massive failure - U.S. riches in fossil fuels kicks big green's butt
- Green Fail: Obama's “green energy” gets 82X more tax preferences than fossil fuels
- Green Fail: Obama's car company mislead public in UK about Volt's mileage - UK has banned ad for GM's Ampera (Volt) because of gross deception
- Green Fail: Obama's Energy Dept. makes a big deal out of America's solar power - but it only generates 14/100's of 1% of America's total energy
- Green Fail: Obama's EPA draconian, non-constitutional rulings rejected by court
- Green Fail: Obama's 'Volt Economy' - throwing good money down the rat-hole after bad
- Green Fail: Radical climate adviser to Obama says "Forget your computer, your TV, your stereo, your stove, your dishwasher, your water heater, your microwave, your water pump, your clock. Forget your light bulbs, compact fluorescent or not"...the liberal Democrats' utopia to save the world from climate change
- Green Fail: Remember when Obama and the green fundamentalists wanted Americans to agree to those draconian and job-killing UN CO2 emission cuts?
- Green Fail: Scotland does not meet its CO2 emission reductions because the climate was too cold – so much for Obama's scary global warming
- Green Fail: Senators are calling for investigation of Obama’s “green” investments – Fisker & A123 Battery hundreds of millions in loans questioned
- Green Fail: Senators question Fisker Automotive $529 million “green” loan from Obama – the promised 2,000 U.S. jobs never happened
- Green Fail: Solyndra "green energy" corruption is so bad, that Obama DoE official refuses to testify before Congress
- Green Fail: Some 50 government-backed “green” companies are either bankrupt or financially-troubled – Obama’s green cronyism is a complete bust
- Green Fail: Stupid EU elites plunge 800,000 Germans into energy poverty – citizens can no longer afford basic electricity needs because of Obama-like 'skyrocketing' energy prices
- Green Fail: Survey confirms massive opposition to Obama's wind & solar subsidies - over 60% say subsidies should be eliminated or reduced
- Green Fail: Tesla's electric vehicle has quality problems and Obama's taxpayer loan to Tesla is in trouble
- Green Fail: The 10 most revealing Solyndra emails – green slime oozing from the White House
- Green Fail: The abysmal failure of carbon trading - EU spent 210 billion Euros for zero reduction in carbon emissions
- Green Fail: The cost of Senator John Kerry's climate change hysteria - Democrats' green energy solutions have consequences
- Green Fail: The Democrats and leftist-greens want to ban air conditioning - the NY Times supports this anti-technology looniness
- Green Fail: The Germans unequivocally prove that solar panel companies are
not viable - billions poured down a rat hole of failureand Obama learns nothing
- Green Fail: The green fundamentalists are now pushing for the no-energy policy - the Obama-Democrats' green religion of the Sierra Club and Greenpeace is basically bankrupt
- Green Fail: The green religion liberal/lefty politicians cause another food crisis – these green fundamentalists are the greatest danger to the quality of life for possibly billions
- Green Fail: The hypocrisy from big green elitists is often amusing and always so blatantly stunning
- Green Fail: The 'Next Solyndra' just keeps happening - Democrats' incompetency, helped by Obama, just makes it so
- Green Fail: The Obama taxpayer-funded Nissan Leaf only goes 44 miles in hot weather
- Green Fail: The unmitigated big government boondoggle called 'ethanol' - another green-welfare disaster
- Green Fail: The USDA is supposed to promote farmers and ranchers products – instead, promote “meatless Mondays” per Obama/UN’s obsession with greenhouse gases
- Green Fail: This is what Obama team calls a “success” – either they're galactically stupid or pathological liars
- Green Fail: Toyota bails on Obama's green car fantasy - the market and technology still not viable
- Green Fail: Turns out Maine's U.S. Senate candidate is just another greedy crony - enriched himself with $400,000 of taxpayer monies for his wind power welfare-project (just what we need in the Senate)
- Green Fail: U.S. Air Force spends $59/gallon on biofuel vs. $4/gallon on fossil fuel – being politically correct costs a lot of taxpayer monies (cut the Defense budget, now)
- Green Fail: UK
Chancellor demands ‘green’ stupidity be stopped – ruling elites are
realizing their own eco-cide stupidity now- will Obama learn this too?
- Green Fail: UK
drivers punished for driving green cars – govt will lose money if drivers
switch to green cars, thus road taxes to increase (don't give Obama any more tax ideas, please)
- Green Fail: Understanding why the ‘green’ energy boondoggle has failed so spectacularly
- Green Fail: United Nations urges Obama to suspend ethanol production – the Democrats’ green religion wants more humans to starve, though
- Green Fail: GM Volt battery manufacturer close to going out of business after Obama loaned the company $151 million
- Green Fail: Watch Democrat green-stupidity in its full glory - wasting huge taxpayer dollars on the soon-to-become bankrupt battery maker [video]
- Green Fail: Why green energy startups are now 'toxic' - hmmm, maybe they're unprofitable for investors long-term?
- Green Fail: Wind and solar renewable energy projects are having major problems because of major environmental groups - the robust hypocrisy is amusing
- Green Fail: Wind energy subsidy is $32,900/worker versus fossil fuel subsidy of $2,100/ worker - Obama is providing huge welfare checks to his wealthy wind-cronies
- Green Fail: Wind power subsidies become a sizable drain at all levels of government
- Green Fail: World food crisis from U.S. corn shortage imminent - Obama administration refuses to deviate though from their crazed ethanol corn consumption
- Green Fail: Yep, those green-liberal Obama supporters sure do care about their local environment - Slobs R' Us
- Green Fail: Internal Revenue Service says Solyndra bankruptcy plan nothing more than Obama's wealth cronies trying to avoid paying taxes
- Green Fail: Obama gives U.S. embassy in Vienna Chevy Volts while he cut
security at Libyan embassies...stupidity-on-green-steroids, no?
- Green Fail: Obama-subsidized electric hybrids by Fisker exploded and burned when submerged by Hurricane Sandy - they're not supposed to do that
- Green Fail: Obama promises more green failures in order to enrich his "friends" if reelected - refuses to admit that green-crony capitalism for his wealthy donors was a massive waste and gross error in judgment
- Green Fail: Turns out Obama is misleading public about White House influence on ‘green’ loans – emails indicate WH put political pressure on Department of Energy employees
- Green Fail: A big Democratic Obama donor is behind the infamous $59/gallon U.S. military jet biofuel
- Green Fail: Big Obama supporters receive Federal funds for their venture capital investments – going “green” has whole new meaning for raped taxpayers
- Green Fail: Failed Amonix Solar gave almost half of its political donations to a Democrat being investigated for ethics violations – corrupt politics stinking up Congress
- Green Fail: Obama fundraiser gets coveted Energy Department post – involved with Obama’s failed “green” energy investments
- Green Fail: Obama’s preferred style of “capitalism” is provided by his biggest donor “green” buddies – bringing disgrace to the White House
- Green Fail: The bankrupt battery maker A123 appears to have bought off Obama and Democrats to assure a spot at the Federal taxpayer trough – green corruption and failure running rampant, no?