Koch-backed group hits Obama on green...

Koch-backed group hits Obama on green energy waste

There are 38 comments on the Reuters story from Apr 27, 2012, titled Koch-backed group hits Obama on green energy waste. In it, Reuters reports that:

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a roundtable discussion about the rising costs of student loans while at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, April 25, 2012.

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Northie

Spokane, WA

#1 Apr 27, 2012
The very carbonaceous Kochs throw millions more into their anti-science lie machine.

Hmmm...aside from the fact that they are political swing states, what do Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio and Virginia have in common?

Oh, yes...they all depend too much on coal power. And the Kochs want to keep it that way.

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#2 Apr 27, 2012
Of course the fact that what they are hitting him on is verifiable fact means nothing. Of course if they want to go for every incumbants weak spot then hit them on the economy, the unemployment and underemployment rates. The record levels and how Obama's stimulas did little.
Rosco Brown

United States

#3 Apr 28, 2012
tina anne wrote:
Of course the fact that what they are hitting him on is verifiable fact means nothing. Of course if they want to go for every incumbants weak spot then hit them on the economy, the unemployment and underemployment rates. The record levels and how Obama's stimulas did little.
GOP talking points.....nothing more.
it is I

Mount Hope, WV

#4 Apr 28, 2012
Funny how another of obarry's pet companies, First Solar laying off thousands and wasting more of our tax dollars is being ignored.
it is I

Mount Hope, WV

#5 Apr 28, 2012
Northie wrote:
The very carbonaceous Kochs throw millions more into their anti-science lie machine.
Hmmm...aside from the fact that they are political swing states, what do Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio and Virginia have in common?
Oh, yes...they all depend too much on coal power. And the Kochs want to keep it that way.
Is that the same as the carbonaceous al gore, the one with the 5 grand a month power bill?

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#6 Apr 28, 2012
Rosco Brown wrote:
<quoted text>GOP talking points.....nothing more.
Or in other words the GOP is using facts in thier talking points. How refreshing, who said all politicians are liars.
SaM I Am

Mentor, OH

#7 Apr 28, 2012
tina anne wrote:
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Or in other words the GOP is using facts in thier talking points. How refreshing, who said all politicians are liars.
If the GOP use facts in their talking points it would be the first time.
green energy waste

Mount Hope, WV

#8 Apr 29, 2012
Another obumbles failure, First solar.

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#9 Apr 29, 2012
SaM I Am wrote:
<quoted text>If the GOP use facts in their talking points it would be the first time.
They have and it is not a first or even a second. I sure the democrats have occasionally done so themselves. After all, it would be impossible for any group that has existed for so long and not done so at least on by accident.

Which by the way is a great clue that your comment had to be wrong or biased. After all, any group that has existed that long would of done so at least one if only be accident.
Rosco Brown

United States

#10 Apr 29, 2012
Koch brothers....??? Enough said. Only looking out for themselves and their own interests.

Since: Sep 08

Huntsville, AL

#11 Apr 29, 2012
tina anne wrote:
Of course the fact that what they are hitting him on is verifiable fact means nothing. Of course if they want to go for every incumbants weak spot then hit them on the economy, the unemployment and underemployment rates. The record levels and how Obama's stimulas did little.
It is TOTAL BULLSH!T. There's not a reputable economist that states the stimulus 'did little.'
From factcheck: A TV ad by a conservative group gives some factually challenged [LIES] answers to its own rhetorical question,“How exactly does President Obama spend your tax dollars?”

It wrongly claims that the boss of the General Services Administration “couldn’t make it to Vegas because she had meetings planned … at Solyndra.” That’s not true. The claim linking the two scandals is based on an inaccurate April 10 report that was quickly corrected — nearly two weeks before the ad first aired.

The ad incorrectly characterizes federal loan guarantees to clean-energy firms as “handouts.” In fact, the low-interest loans are supposed to be repaid and only 2 percent have gone bad.

It displays the flag of China while stating that $2.3 billion in clean-energy stimulus money went for “jobs overseas.” But Chinese firms got a small fraction of that, and it’s not known how many jobs were created in China or any other foreign country. Companies in Spain, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Japan, Italy, France and the United Kingdom received nearly all of that money, and some foreign-based companies have manufacturing facilities in the U S... http://factcheck.org/2012/04/straining-the-fa...

Since: Sep 08

Huntsville, AL

#12 Apr 29, 2012
Rosco Brown wrote:
<quoted text>GOP talking points.....nothing more.
Nothing more?
BALD FACED LIES!

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#13 Apr 29, 2012
The Koch brothers own the GOP.....everyone know it.

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#15 Apr 30, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
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Nothing more?
BALD FACED LIES!
I see, everything you disagree with has to be lies. Otherwise you just might have to admit that you are wrong and even admit that Obama isn't as good as you want to believe he is.

Sorry, but calling the truth a lie dosn't change the fact that it is the truth however ugly it may be to you.
Gord

Calgary, Canada

#16 Apr 30, 2012
The-- Terminator wrote:
The Koch brothers own the GOP.....everyone know it.
George Soros owns the Democrats.....everyone knows it.

Since: Sep 08

Huntsville, AL

#17 Apr 30, 2012
tina anne wrote:
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I see, everything you disagree with has to be lies. Otherwise you just might have to admit that you are wrong and even admit that Obama isn't as good as you want to believe he is.
Sorry, but calling the truth a lie dosn't change the fact that it is the truth however ugly it may be to you.
FACTCHECK demonstrated the ad is full of BALD FACED LIES. They aren't 'mistakes.' They are not mis-statemetnts.' They a OUTRIGHT BALD -FACED LIES.

Any anyone who defends the use of BALD FAE LIES is utterly untrustworthy, unethical, and probably a LIAR themselves.
Star Spangled Banner

Indianapolis, IN

#18 Apr 30, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
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FACTCHECK demonstrated the ad is full of BALD FACED LIES. They aren't 'mistakes.' They are not mis-statemetnts.' They a OUTRIGHT BALD -FACED LIES.
Any anyone who defends the use of BALD FAE LIES is utterly untrustworthy, unethical, and probably a LIAR themselves.
LOL, I guess you better include your president Obama in that group then. He has been caught lying so many times on economic facts that he doesnt even talk about them anymore.
frank

Oakland, CA

#19 Apr 30, 2012
tina anne wrote:
Of course the fact that what they are hitting him on is verifiable fact means nothing. Of course if they want to go for every incumbants weak spot then hit them on the economy, the unemployment and underemployment rates. The record levels and how Obama's stimulas did little.
There is however a small problem with your "veryfiable facts," you can't documnet a single one of them it is nothing more than right-wingnuz-noise. Look at Romney's "marvelous" budget plan. It will hit you, yes you the middle class, the hardest. I can understand pundits being hopelessly biased, but when they have so many of us regular guys brainwashed for principles that are so obviously not in our best self-interests it scares me. Turn off the fox news alternate universe, put down the spray-paint ladened sock, and take off your aluminum cap -- the sky is not falling.
frank

Oakland, CA

#20 Apr 30, 2012
it is I wrote:
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Is that the same as the carbonaceous al gore, the one with the 5 grand a month power bill?
Al Gore is running for the presidency? I had no idea thanks for telling us you are a very "special" person -- LOL ...

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#21 Apr 30, 2012
PlacitasRoy wrote:
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FACTCHECK demonstrated the ad is full of BALD FACED LIES. They aren't 'mistakes.' They are not mis-statemetnts.' They a OUTRIGHT BALD -FACED LIES.
Any anyone who defends the use of BALD FAE LIES is utterly untrustworthy, unethical, and probably a LIAR themselves.
Notice that your only source for proof is Fact Check while I could provide multiple sources. Prove that Face Check themselves are not lying? Can you do that.

The bald face lie is that the stimulas did not help the economy. The numbers do not lie and are incapable of lying.

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