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47 US Senators Support Oil Subsidies, but Vote to Kill Wind Energy Jobs #4jobs #2futures #youcut #p2 #tcot

And what do you think about the century or so of subsidies fossil fuels have gotten and the decades of subsidies nukes have gotten? Yes that was and is wrong – But two wrongs don’t make a right. Should renewables not get a little support at the beginning of their lives to put them on even footing? If you took away all the subsidies, then all the technologies would be on an even footing. Giving subsidies only picks winners and losers – plus it gives crooks a big incentive to use government to walk away with vast sums of taxpayer $$$. Corporations get a taxpayer funded blank cheque and they write themselves lots of zero’s. Take a look at Boeing. They were charging $1600 for tiny $10 parts, why – because taxpayers are picking up the tab. Lets see how many zero’s we can get away with…as far as I know, they are still doing it despite their crimes coming out into the open. http:...

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