Despite the growing Solyndra scandal, yesterday the Department of Energy approved $1 billion in new loans to green energy companies -- including a $737 million loan guarantee to a company known as SolarReserve:
3/4 of a billion dollars. And who's the #2 at one of the "investment partners"? None other than the brother in-law of Nancy Pelosi.
It sure pays well to be related to these crooks in DC, doesn't it? Oh yeah, that's your money they're handing out, all the while telling us that we're not paying enough in taxes.
Update 9/30 3:28pm: The San Francisco Chronicle claims that Pelosi's brother in law "doesn't stand to profit or lose from the firm's stake in SolarReserve because he doesn't have an interest in the fund that made that investment."
My riposte: He has a job there, right? This job exists, at least in part, because of this investment? And he receives a salary, right? Well I'd say that he profits from the "investment" the government made -- even if indirectly -- and it still smells bad. I also note that the Weekly Standard, where I sourced this, has not retracted its story as of this time.
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