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Well, we have been looking into these green energy companies popping up out of who knows where, obtaining big money and then deflating like a balloon in the desert heat and sun. We keep asking about these insiders, how they get their deals and their inside connections but it is difficult to get clear answers.
Take this company Solyndra as an example. Their name is swirling around, and has been for a while. I read today that Obama has connections to it. Does he ?
Spinner’s wife’s name is ALLISON…
Allison Berry Spinner is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Her practice focuses on corporate and securities transactions in the energy and clean …
Oct 18, 2011 … The Obama fundraiser involved in the Solyndra affair is no longer a Center for American Progress fellow.
From link above;
A fundraiser’s role in a loan program that aided Solyndra stokes concern about the company’s influence.
WASHINGTON AND LOS ANGELES — The White House faced mounting political complications as a second top fundraiser for President Obama was linked to a federal loan guarantee program that backed a now-bankrupt Silicon Valley solar energy company, and as two California lawmakers called for investigations of a state tax break granted to the firm.
Steve Spinner, who helped monitor the Energy Department’s issuance of $25 billion in government-backed loans to renewable energy projects, was one of Obama’s top fundraisers in 2008 and is raising money for the president’s 2012 reelection campaign.
For The Record
Los Angeles Times Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 4 News Desk 3 inches; 109 words Type of Material: Correction
Solyndra: An article in the Sept. 17 Section A said the Energy Department job of Steve Spinner, a major fundraiser for President Obama’s 2008 campaign, “had not been previously revealed.” The Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News reported Spinner’s job in a story in June. The Times was the first to report that as part of that job, which involved giving financial support to renewable energy companies, Spinner monitored the loan guarantee program that backed the now-bankrupt solar panel maker, Solyndra. Also, a photo caption with the story identified the city of Fremont as part of the Silicon Valley. Fremont is across the San Francisco Bay from Silicon Valley.
Then I read this one…
What do YOU think ?