Studying government is the art of saying “That’s the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard!” twelve times a day and sincerely meaning each one. — Jon Sanders
For example, from today’s news:
A heavily subsidized solar company received a U.S. taxpayer loan guarantee to sell solar panels to itself.
First Solar is the company. The subsidy came from the Export-Import Bank, which President Obama and Harry Reid are currently fighting to extend and expand. The underlying issue is how Obama’s insistence on green-energy subsidies and export subsidies manifests itself as rank corporate welfare.
Go ahead, read on. Meanwhile, a goodly proportion of new, good-paying jobs created in this country despite this administration (who nevertheless take credit for it, knowing media dare not tell the full story) are in oil and gas.