Tag Archives: Evergreen Solar

Deval Patrick: Evergreen Solar Was “Not a Failure”

After his press conference outlining millions of dollars to combat the notion of “climate change”, a phenomena that has been happening since the formation of the earth’s atmosphere, Deval Patrick told Fox 25’s Sharman Sacchetti that Evergreen Solar “wasn’t a failure”. Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston This Governor has a history of a dubious relationship with…

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Sorry Ed Markey, WhiteHouse.gov says Evergreen Solar was funded by federal government

Ed Markey told a whopper of a lie, in tonight’s debate.  In response to Ed Markey questioning his business record, Gabriel Gomez mentioned Markey’s “green energy” boondoggles.  Specifically Gomez brought up A123 Systems and Evergreen Solar.  Markey’s response?  “Evergreen Solar was funded by the state, not the federal government.”   Too bad for Ed Markey, this just isn’t true.  Evergreen…

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“Green” does not automatically mean “go” for MA job creation

(Great questions for Jamie Eldridge, who supports crony-captialism.

– promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) We all know it’s unreasonable to expect a different result when you do the same thing over and over and over again: http://bit.ly/ybbntu Take, for example, the clean energy sector. Those of us in MetroWest and Assabet Valley are all too familiar with failed investments…

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Jaime Eldridge: Special Interest Politics 101

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) In an election year, those of us involved in MA politics are expected to reach out to many different groups. We listen to various points of view, study local issues, and develop policy positions that, hopefully, benefit the largest number of citizens. However, true to form, our State Senator is foregoing opportunities to…

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Profiles in the Opposite of Leadership – LG Tim Murray

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray emerged this morning from wherever he’s been hiding for the past six weeks or so to address the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce at one of that group’s periodic Government Affairs breakfasts.  The unstated theme of his speech: “The Opposite of Leadership.” The stated subject was “transportation infrastructure” – which is, by the way, “the enabling…

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What we have here is a failure to communicate

Discussing the recent Fidelity flap this week during his semi-regular WTTK appearance, Governor Patrick commented, “This is a plan they had been executing on for a while … As a business person, I get that.”  The seemingly innocuous remark is actually quite significant, and useful to an understanding of how we came to the point where every time our Governor…

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