A clear contrast on wind subsidies
As this fight moves forward to the Senate floor and to the House, Republicans should follow Mitt Romney's principled leadership and oppose any additional wind subsidies. It's time to cut our losses, not to double down.
August 6, 2012
by Phil Kerpen
in Baxter Bulletin
President Obama and Governor Romney are worlds apart on energy, with Obama favoring severe restrictions on fossil fuel development and a "doubling down" (Obama is fond of this gambling terminology) on failed solar and wind subsidies. Romney would get government out of the way and unleash the ingenuity of the American free market system to develop our energy resources without the heavy hand of government tipping the scales.
Nowhere has that heavy hand cost us more than the enormous subsidies for industrial wind turbines known at the Production Tax Credit, which has been backed by a sophisticated industry lobbying strategy the... [continue via Web link]