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Old 09-15-2011, 02:10 PM
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Will the Name Solyndra be Remembered?

I am not trying to enflame. I'm just curious about the predictions about the name Solyndra.

Will this name be remembered along with terms like:

Watergate
Iran Contra
Monica Lewinski

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Old 09-15-2011, 02:15 PM
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I am not trying to enflame. I'm just curious about the predictions about the name Solyndra.

Will this name be remembered along with terms like:

Watergate
Iran Contra
Monica Lewinski
Dunno. Does the Solyndra matter involve burglary, illegal arms trading, or lying to a grand jury? If not, then I think it will be forgotten by 70% of us. The 30% who still think that Dick Cheney was a great VP will probably remember it.
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Old 09-15-2011, 06:00 PM
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It'll be interesting to hear what the principals have to say to congress next week. There might be an ethical issue involved, but I don't foresee this being the scandal that many would like it to be.
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I am not trying to enflame. I'm just curious about the predictions about the name Solyndra.

Will this name be remembered along with terms like:

Watergate
Iran Contra
Monica Lewinski
You forgot Whitewater.
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It'll be interesting to hear what the principals have to say to congress next week. There might be an ethical issue involved, but I don't foresee this being the scandal that many would like it to be.
This close to 2012? Throw away your "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" DVD. This will be whipped up into the largest froth humanly possible. The hysteria fomented by the Grand Old Party will be a sight to behold.
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Dunno. Does the Solyndra matter involve burglary, illegal arms trading, or lying to a grand jury? If not, then I think it will be forgotten by 70% of us. The 30% who still think that Dick Cheney was a great VP will probably remember it.
He was a great VP! Crappy marksman though...
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Old 09-15-2011, 06:58 PM
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This close to 2012? Throw away your "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" DVD. This will be whipped up into the largest froth humanly possible. The hysteria fomented by the Grand Old Party will be a sight to behold.
This SHOULD be a bipartisan issue. What American should be happy at wasting ONE HALF BILLION DOLLARS, especially with the situation surrounded in suspicion?
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Old 09-16-2011, 07:51 AM
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No telling how many like this are out there, just on a lessor scale.

First group that needs to go is the DOE in my opinion.
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Old 09-16-2011, 07:55 AM
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Normally most things are forgotten in 1 generation. In 10 years from now the young stock market traders will have no idea about the global economic problems of recent times. Same for Solyndra. We just keep reinventing the wheel.
How many younger members understand the joke ;
Who has killed more Indians than John Wayne?

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We are looking forward to the next election in Australia, the new leader in waiting has already said he will abolish the Climate Change department !!!
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:29 AM
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This SHOULD be a bipartisan issue. What American should be happy at wasting ONE HALF BILLION DOLLARS, especially with the situation surrounded in suspicion?
You therefore predict an unbiased objective analysis and spin-free presentation of the facts to the American public?
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You therefore predict an unbiased objective analysis and spin-free presentation of the facts to the American public?

Good point! That is indeed asking a little much from our mainstream media.
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Old 09-16-2011, 11:34 AM
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So a government insured loan went bad. So what?

The solyndra loan to a company hoping to provide a reasonable alternative to petroleum. The petroleum companies enjoy some pretty sweet handouts courtesy of our government, I understand and they are making billions.

I am also a lot more upset about all the sweet, no competitive bids, cost plus contracts that went to Haliburton in the middle east wars. (Cheney's company).
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