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    Who are the NERD fund donors Mr Snyder?

    Raise the curtain.

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    You mean Fred 'United Solar Ovonic' Upton ... (none / 0) (#9)
    by Corinthian Scales on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 08:04:51 PM EST
    ...as in this Fred 'United Solar Ovonic' Upton?

    House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who has criticized the administration for its failed loan guarantee to the firm Solyndra, urged the Energy Department to approve funding assistance for a Michigan solar company that said last week it is halting operations.

    Upton and 13 other Michigan lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu in December 2009 recommending Auburn Hills-based United Solar Ovonics for a loan under President Obama's economic stimulus bill.

    The loan was never approved by the Energy Department, but Upton's advocacy for United Solar stands in contrast to his recent skepticism about the government's clean-energy loan guarantee program.

    "It is not the role of government to pick winners and losers," Upton said in a statement in September regarding Solyndra. "Let's learn the lessons of Solyndra before another dollar goes out the door."

    In 2009, Upton had also signed letters asking the Energy Department to provide financial assistance to automakers, a wind turbine maker, a biofuels refinery, a smart-grid project, a battery company and a water wave energy firm.

    The same tits up United Solar Ovonic that Fred Upton pushed in Michigan while grandstanding on Solyndra?


    When (none / 0) (#13)
    by Republican Michigander on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 01:14:09 PM EST
    ""Hoogendyk voted twice for higher property taxes, six times for Granholm's revenue enhancements and a gas tax increase""

    Jeff or Fred? Where's the votes, especially for the gas tax? I follow that one very closely and Jack's not exactly Gilbert on this issue.


    Upton has no spine... (none / 0) (#15)
    by pauldpeterson on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 12:43:23 PM EST
    ...for that matter no principles either. Upton is a rich-boy with no practical human experience in the real world, whose bought-and-paid-for repeated elections have served nothing more than to usher in Obamacare and Agenda 21, quietly and silently. He constantly tells Devil's lies, that is, representing himself to be exactly the opposite of what he really is in order to give shield to his behind-the-scenes efforts. Upton is a PROGRESSIVE RHINO, and (if he had any conservative principles that he's not standing up for...) a COWARD!! He can't hide any longer. The people are comin' for ya, Fred!

    Paul "Revere" Peterson
    Conservative Patriot
    Internet Columnist

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