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  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    July 11, 2014 8:41 a.m.

    ". . . it has already got $850,000 in seed money from the federal government . . . "

    Uh oh . . . That's socialism isn't it?

    We'd better let the "Conservative" commenters weigh in on this so we know for sure. They are authorities on Socialism and Communism and such isms.

    Of course, they might have to consult with Rush Limbaugh first . . . so he can tell them what they should be thinking.

  • Flashback Kearns, UT
    July 11, 2014 8:54 a.m.

    The celebrity endorsements is enough for me to promote this wholeheartedly.

    Gary, just remember Solyndra. I'm not going to cry over $850,000.00. But if that amount climbs, then I'm not on board. The fact that they raised over 2 million from outside sources indicates to me that at least these folks do know something about business. But time will tell.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    July 11, 2014 12:31 p.m.

    " . . . just remember Solyndra."

    I do. And Solyndra would have been a fantastic investment . . . If it would have worked out.

    It didn't work out because Chinese solar panel companies could sell solar panels much more cheaply than Solyndra . . . But that doesn't mean we should stop investing.

    Solyndra cost us half a billion dollars . . . About one ten thousandth 1/10,000 of the estimated 5 trillion we will end up paying for GW's two wars.

    And here " Conservatives" are . . . Willing to waste such excessive amounts on two ill-advised wars that could have been avoided along with 911, but too cheap too invest a relatively minuscule amount in something that could help get our economy thriving again.

    BTW . . . Do you know why that Chinese could sell solar panels so cheaply? One reason is cheap labor. The other reason is that the Chinese government subsidizes key industries.

    "And it's not just subsidies that help Chinese companies. Last year, China's government gave its domestic companies $111 billion in guarantees, loans and insurance to help them sell their various products overseas . . . And by contrast, the U.S. total was just $15 billion." - Fareed Zakaria

    It's too bad "Conservatives" keep holding this nation back from achieving success.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    July 11, 2014 1:01 p.m.

    " . . . just remember Solyndra."

    I do. And Solyndra would have been a fantastic investment . . . If it would have worked out.

    It didn't work out because Chinese solar panel companies could sell solar panels much more cheaply than Solyndra . . . But that doesn't mean we should stop investing.

    Solyndra cost us half a billion dollars . . . About one ten thousandth 1/10,000 of the estimated 5 trillion we will end up paying for GW's two wars.

    And here " Conservatives" are . . . Willing to waste such excessive amounts on two ill-advised wars that could have been avoided along with 911, but too cheap to invest a relatively minuscule amount in something that could help get our economy thriving again.

    BTW . . . Do you know why the Chinese could sell solar panels so cheaply? One reason is cheap labor. The other reason is that the Chinese government subsidizes key industries.

    "And it's not just subsidies that help Chinese companies. Last year, China's government gave its domestic companies $111 billion in guarantees, loans and insurance to help them sell their various products overseas . . . And by contrast, the U.S. total was just $15 billion." - Fareed Zakaria

    It's too bad "Conservatives" keep holding this nation back from achieving success.