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The Mad Crapper
05-21-2010, 12:58 PM
Like, I couldn't see this coming....

As predicted was inevitable, today the Spanish newspaper La Gaceta runs with a full-page article fessing up to the truth about Spain’s “green jobs” boondoggle, which happens to be the one naively cited by President Obama no less than eight times as his model for the United States. It is now out there as a bust, a costly disaster that has come undone in Spain to the point that even the Socialists admit it, with the media now in full pursuit.

Breaking the Spanish government’s admission here at Pajamas Media probably didn’t hurt their interest in finally reporting on the leaked admission. Obama’s obvious hope of rushing into place his “fundamental transformation” of America into something more like Europe’s social democracies — where even the most basic freedoms have been moved from individuals and families to the state — before the house of cards collapsed has suffered what we can only hope proves to be its fatal blow. At least on this front.

La Gaceta boldly exposes the failure of the Spanish renewable policy and how Obama has been following it. The headline screams: “Spain admits that the green economy as sold to Obama is a disaster.”

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/leaked-spanish-report-obamas-model-green-economy-a-disaster-pjm-exclusive/

HonestChieffan
05-21-2010, 01:26 PM
Green jobs. what pure BS. If there was demand for green stuff dont these idiots know that industry will supply green stuff in a heartbeat?

BucEyedPea
05-21-2010, 03:28 PM
My idea of green jobs are being paid with greenbacks with value.

The Mad Crapper
05-21-2010, 03:43 PM
My idea of green jobs are being paid with greenbacks with value.

I'm just glad Glen Beck blew the whistle on the Green Jobs Czar™.

Can you imagine what with all the other disastrous policies B.O.'s administration have foisted on us, that idiot Van Jones was going full steam with that agenda?

BucEyedPea
05-21-2010, 04:00 PM
Yeah, the watermelon economy. Green on the outside, pink on the inside.

cdcox
05-21-2010, 04:09 PM
Green jobs. what pure BS. If there was demand for green stuff dont these idiots know that industry will supply green stuff in a heartbeat?

Yeah, it's not like there are several multi-billion dollar green-product market sectors or anything.

talastan
05-22-2010, 12:00 PM
Yeah, it's not like there are several multi-billion dollar green-product market sectors or anything.

They're only multi-billion in the private sector, the government is already in the red so we aren't making money on them in the public sector.

cdcox
05-22-2010, 12:16 PM
They're only multi-billion in the private sector, the government is already in the red so we aren't making money on them in the public sector.

I was responding only to the comment inferring a lack of demand for green products or the jobs related to producing them.

If government-funded research develops any technology, the established product development model is for the technology to be developed and brought to market in the private sector.

Icon
05-22-2010, 12:27 PM
In light of the current financial problems many European countries are experiencing, I cannot understand how the liberal Democrats want to move this country towards a European-type pro-Socialist government. Insanity is defined by repeating actions that are proven to fail.

The Mad Crapper
05-22-2010, 12:29 PM
In light of the current financial problems many European countries are experiencing, I cannot understand how the liberal Democrats want to move this country towards a European-type pro-Socialist government. Insanity is defined by repeating actions that are proven to fail.

There was a certain frog carrying a scorpion across a river on his back who couldn't understand, as well...

KC native
05-22-2010, 01:15 PM
So did the geniuses at pajamas media actually take the time to translate the article or are they just going off the headlines?

For those that want to know what the article actually says, it is complaining that the cost of renewable energy is higher than traditional sources and Spain has nowhere to get the additional money (remember Spain is one of the problem countries of the EU).