Tag Archives: Stimulus

Federal Reserve Study: Taxes, Not A Lack Of Government Spending, Hurting America's Economy

Federal Reserve Study: Taxes, Not A Lack Of Government Spending, Hurting America's Economy

According to the left, particularly people such as economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, America’s economic woes are related to government austerity. The local governments, and the federal government, are simply not growing spending fast enough and that’s hurting the economy. Not so, finds the San Francisco Fed, which sees increasing taxes as

More Than Half Of Green Car Companies Receiving Stimulus Subsidies Have Failed

Your tax dollars, hard at work: Of the 18 existing or would-be carmakers we identified as having applied for loans under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program, 10 have since faded into bankruptcy or ceased operations. Numerous car companies, startups and parts manufacturers have applied for the loans since the program

Solyndra Redux: Obama Administration Knew Green Car Company Was Headed For Trouble

Another day, another example of the Obama administration pouring “stimulus” tax dollars into a bad investment. This time it’s Fisker Automotive, which made luxury electric cars which were neither reliable or practical. Newly obtained documents show the Obama administration was warned as early as 2010 that electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. was not meeting

Obama Administration Backs Away From Promise For 1 Million Electric Cars On The Road

During his 2011 State of the Union address, President invoked the history of Apollo moon missions in setting a goal to get 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. Now, just two years later, with sales of electric cars limp the Obama administration is backing off that goal: Under a new strategy announced

Guest Post: China's Strategic Next Step Is Buying Critical US Taxpayer-Funded Technology

Unless the Obama administration intervenes, the United States may soon have to depend on one of China’s wealthiest and most politically-connected Communist party leaders for access to taxpayer-funded technology that will power the next generation of space satellites and unmanned military vehicles. In the world of advanced lithium-ion batteries, the Holy Grail has been the