Thus the "green" green of the taxpayers--present and future.
Treasury Department chief of staff Mark Patterson was a Goldman Sachs lobbyist advocating susbidies for cellulosic ethanol while Goldman was buying up a cellulosic ethanol company. Patterson never received a waiver from the administration's restrictions on former lobbyists, but the adminstration has never explained how a Goldman lobbyist could work at Treasury without working on issues affecting tax law, finance, banking, or Goldman.
Solyndra, the ethanol thieves (let's face it--that's what they are), the make-it-in-China-with-US-tax-dollars hijackers, the front-company "green" flip-artists.....
And they're local, too: Johnson Controls is perfectly happy to see