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You guessed it, scamming the American taxpayer. This is the height of cronyism!
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administration may not have counted on some of the ability of savvy players to use the president's concern to protect the U.S. for their own advantage. Nowhere is this more evident than a recently-launched investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission into the price of foreign solar energy equipment.

In an unusual twist, the potential imposition of protective tariffs would actually help foreign-owned companies and hurt U.S. workers and consumers.

The request for relief at the ITC came from Suniva, a solar cell manufacturer that was founded in the U.S. but is now majority owned by Shunfeng, a Chinese company. You might imagine there was some irony when the Chinese-owned Suniva declared bankruptcy in April, citing heavily-subsidized, Chinese-made solar panels as a primary reason for its struggles.

The irony only grows, however, when one considers the long history that Suniva itself has in benefitting from government largesse. Suniva has already received roughly $20 million in support from U.S. taxpayers, and has utilized U.S. prison labor to help keep its costs down relative to its competitors. The company also benefitted from a $780,000 taxpayer-funded loan guarantee from the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which Heritage Action labeled "cronyism."

Suniva's dependence on the government could account for its strong ties to Hillary Clinton. From 2009 to 2016, the company paid more than $500,000 to lobbying firm ML Strategies. At the time, the firm's president was David Leiter (a prominent fundraiser for Clinton) whose wife, Tamera Luzatto, had served as Clinton's Senate chief of staff.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/crony-capitalism-masquerading-as-trade-protectionism-in-the-solar-panel-industry/article/2624964
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Re: What do the, Chinese, Solar and Clinton all have in common?
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2017, 04:18:35 PM »
More than that, here's all 3 of them at work, McAuliffe, China & Clinton.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/08/09/greentech-fails-make-first-payment-3-million-loan/
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Mississippi Development Authority spokesman Jeff Rent confirmed Monday that the Tunica County company didn’t pay $150,000 due June 30. That was the first payment on a $3 million state loan.

“The Mississippi Development Authority continues to work with GreenTech Automotive as the company secures additional funding,” Rent wrote in an email. “This is the best course of action to protect the state’s investment and to keep Mississippians working at the plant.”

McAuliffe served as co-founder and chairman of GreenTech Automotive from 2010 to 2012. He remained a large shareholder in GreenTech Automotive after his resignation, but recently said he has divested all of his interests in the company.

In May, the Roanoke Times reported that “last year, GreenTech Automotive, the company Terry McAuliffe co-founded and described as ‘part of a rebirth for American manufacturing,’ produced just 25 vehicles and sold none, according to federal records.”

It is really sickening when a smooth-talking, con-man rolls into an impoverished area, and takes advantage of people.  Reminds me of that movie, "The Music Man" - check it out, if you haven't seen it.
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Re: What do the, Chinese, Solar and Clinton all have in common?
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2017, 06:05:35 PM »
More than that, here's all 3 of them at work, McAuliffe, China & Clinton.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/08/09/greentech-fails-make-first-payment-3-million-loan/
It is really sickening when a smooth-talking, con-man rolls into an impoverished area, and takes advantage of people.  Reminds me of that movie, "The Music Man" - check it out, if you haven't seen it.
An old favorite of mine, with the exception, that this guy is Chinese and greased the palms of Congress critters to get his way.
No, I don't have proof, but this is the commiegreen energy scam, where corruption was the rule of the game.
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Re: What do the, Chinese, Solar and Clinton all have in common?
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2017, 04:27:40 AM »
It would be interesting to know why the company chose to locate in Tunica County, MS. Until the casinos came to the county in the 90's it was the poorest county in the US. It is now awash with money and I suspect the county politicians are corrupt as the Clintons so it could have been the perfect place for McAuliffe.
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Re: What do the, Chinese, Solar and Clinton all have in common?
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2017, 06:05:48 AM »
It would be interesting to know why the company chose to locate in Tunica County, MS. Until the casinos came to the county in the 90's it was the poorest county in the US. It is now awash with money and I suspect the county politicians are corrupt as the Clintons so it could have been the perfect place for McAuliffe.
No doubt you probably hit the nail on the head.
This happens all the time, it happened all over Calif., especially where you had county and city Reps on the take like they did in Folsom, and dozens of little towns up and down the valley.
When looking for land in Idaho, I looked for the poorest county for a reason, smaller and less intrusive local govt intervention.
It's not that the people are necessarily poor, they just tend to do for themselves while doing without govt. I look at land taxes, some land taxes were as low as $60. a year on 100 acres, while others milk you for $600. depending on city and County amenities. I need to do more research, but when you see where the county has no building restrictions, it means the County seat and its employees are sparse and have no interest in bothering you.
When I bought land in Eldorado county, they had one building inspector, today they have a full staff and act like God, my taxes used to be $600 per year, now they've increased to $1200 without explanation.

Her's a bit more about this scam, and how Musk the Taxpayers leech is involved.

"To date, the Chinese-owned Suniva and the German-owned SolarWorld are the only companies calling for this dramatic intervention that would disrupt the U.S. energy marketplace and push thousands of Americans out of the solar panel sales and installation industry. These companies are just cynical enough to hope that "Putting America First" can be manipulated into to putting U.S. workers last and their own pocketbooks ahead. Maybe a little sunlight is needed so everyone can see what's going on here."
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Re: What do the, Chinese, Solar and Clinton all have in common?
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2017, 04:31:37 PM »
IMO... Elon Musk has no allegiance to United States, he is an internationalist to the core.
Furthermore, Musk and the rest of these so-called "innovators" or "inventors" are here for just one reason, follow the money... they are attracted to it like a moth to a light.

What they don't have in common with Americans, the love & pursuit of FREEDOM, property rights - the constitution, IMO.

OK, that sounds a little harsh, right?   Look at the projects, all government related, and curiously... your liberty is at risk - they want you herded up like cattle, and start living their way.
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