Why do Republicans celebrate the failure of Green Energy

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    Politics aside, what is to be gained if Green Energy fails as an alternative energy source? Isn't having alternatives to big oil a benefit for this country? Why is it official GOP policy that Drill, baby drill is the only acceptable answer to our energy needs?

    All new technologies suffer failures. More money has been lost in this country by speculative oil failures than anything else

    Why the celebrations?
     
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    Failure is what they are best at. How many threads have been started where we asked Republicans to name a "success"? Most don't even try. And the ones that do? It just highlights their failures. It's what happens when you govern by "asking Gawd" what you should do and relying on a "gut feeling".
     
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    Pointing out that green energy hasn't worked is hardly celebrating. Failure to recognize that green energy has been a monumentally expensive failure is delusional.
     
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    How is your home heated ?
    What's your car run on ?
    Who provides your home with electricity ?


    You want to replace all that with solar panels, windmills and a Chevy Volt (which isn't worth a shit) at tens of thousands of dollars for installation and maintenance, knock yourself out.

    I can't afford to.
     
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    Celebrating the failure of green energy?? HARDLY... I, and others like me, fully support research and use of ALL forms of energy to see which is most viable and cost effective...

    Nice try though, wrongwinger
     
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    It's not the green energy's fault the owners are taking the government stimulus and giving it back to the guy that stole it from the American people to begin with.

    I'm all for "GREEN", I just don't think politicians are the ones that should be selling it. Private investors + private money = successful business, Americans win and have real jobs. Government - campaign contributions = business failures, Americans lose and it costs them more than just money.
     
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    There's no need for celebration. It's supplemental at best. The energy found in solar and wind is not concentrated.
     
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    Pure spin of the truth.

    The right was well aware that the "green energy" initiatvies were way too early in regard to technology..and to dedicate money and governmental energy to such initiatives during a serious recession and housing meltdown was foolish..

    We are celebrating the fact that we were correct in our theory...and hoping that those that didnt listen to us will admit they were wrong and start doing with our tax money things that will help America.
     
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    I don't know why, especially given that failure is seen by progressive socialists that they need even more subsidies and straigt-up handouts in order to keep their fairy tale "green energy" scams afloat.

    Here's an idea....Get left nutters like Gates, Soros, Buffett and 99% of Hollyweird know-it-alls to "invest" their bazillions of dollars in your unicorns and lucky leprechauns.
     
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    Do you think that oil has never accepted any federal money for development, exploration or transportation? Was the oil business in this or any other country one founded upon and sustained exclusively by private investment?

    Is this why Conservatives find carbon fuel so noble? If it is, it goes to prove my theory that Conservatives are poor students of history.
     
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