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Crony Capitalist N.Y. Utility Subsidy Boondoggle Now Facing Federal Lawsuit

So there's grave new trouble for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's crony-capitalist, climate alarmist utility subsidy boondoggle:  a federal lawsuit.

Since its introduction in August, CFIF has been exposing Cuomo's "Clean Energy Standard" (CES), a scheme approved by the state of New York's Public Service Commission made up entirely of his own appointees.  In a nutshell, the CES creates an artificial mandate that 50% of all the state's energy be generated by carbon-neutral plants just 13 years from now.   At a minimum, the CES will cost $1 billion in its first two years alone, and an estimated $8 billion over its 13-year existence.  And it illustrates the sort of crony capitalism that is all too common at the federal, state and local levels because the plan's subsidies will be steered…[more]

October 21, 2016 • 06:25 pm
The Left and the Masses

The Left and the Masses

People with a different vision of the world are not answered but characterized — as people needing to have their consciousness raised or as people who "just don't get it."

Debate Depressive Disorder

Debate Depressive Disorder

A whopping 96 percent of the nearly $400,000 in presidential campaign donations from 'people identified in federal campaign finance filings as journalists, reporters, news editors or television news anchors, has gone to Hillary Clinton.

 Obama's 2016 Budget Deficit Exceeds Total Military Spending

Obama's 2016 Budget Deficit Exceeds Total Military Spending

It all adds up to one of the most dangerous and underreported failures of the Obama years, and there have been many.

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