Your Green Obama Bucks At Work
The Department of Energy announced Thursday a $100,000 prize for software developers to come up with mobile applications to tell consumers how much energy they are using.
But there’s already an app for that...(There are actually several)
A quick scan of the iTunes and Android markets shows nearly two dozen existing applications that accomplish the same purpose — helping users keep track of their energy consumption at home.
Read more: The Daily Caller
Just last year there was another Energy department contest to develop the best LED lightbulb. The prize was over a 10 million dollars and the winner was...PHILLIPS. The price of this "new" bulb...over $50.00.
The catch is...You can go to Lowes or Home Depot and buy the same bulb for $19.00.
The Washington Free Beacon
Obama's Dim Bulbs
U.S. Taxpayer paid Philips Global $10 million and all they got was a $50 light bulb
The Department of Energy paid Dutch energy-giant Philips Global $10 million for its newest LED light bulb. Now the two are trying to figure out what to do with it.
The bulb, which is slated to replace the 60-watt incandescent light bulb lawmakers banned in 2007, costs $50, well above the $1 consumers are used to spending on traditional bulbs and double the price of many existing LED lights.
The department has gone from judge to partner to help Philips sell the product. It is now trying to coax utility companies to grant discounts and rebates to customers in order to create demand for the light bulb....Read More
As Obummer continues to drum up his useful idiots with class envy and race baiting rhetoric, what we see here is just another example of the "Crony Capitalism" which has become the true hallmark of this regime.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dismissed President Obama's "verbal tantrums" about the budget and derided the idea that the Buffett Rule is "budget pixie dust" that will bring fiscal stability.
Q: How many Obama voters does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: None. Hoping that it would change is quite enough.
Q: How many autoworkers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: 17 at GM, Ford and Chrysler; 1 at Honda, Hyundai and Toyota.
Q: How many Chicago pols does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: F--- you, what am I gettin' outta this?
Q: How many Democrats does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: It's burnt out on the Republican side, so we're not changing it.
Q: How many MSM journalists does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: No need, Obama is the Light.
|Q: How many Congresspersons does it take to change a lightbulb?|
A: None, but they'll allocate a few billion to achieve change under the Obama Stimulus Bill.
Q: How many Daily Kos bloggers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: It was Bush's fault the bulb burned out; it'll get fixed by itself when he leaves office.
Q: How many Minnesota Canvassing Board members does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Depends. They'll only change it if it looks like a vote for Coleman.
Q: How many Oprah Winfrey fans does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: The bulb's not so light these days.
Q: How many Cubans does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: There have been no lightbulbs since the USSR collapsed.
Q: How many North Koreans does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: What's a lightbulb?
Q: How many Hollywood celebrities does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Six to make movies about evil lightbulb companies, twelve to lecture about the unequal distribution of light on late night talk shows and nine to get caught with drugs hidden in cartons of lightbulbs.
Q: How many Obama appointees does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: His team is currently in the process of finding someone from the Clinton Administration who knows how.
Q: How many Caroline Kennedys does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: She's never thought about it but now that you mention it, she'd love for someone to change it for her.
Q: How many President Elect Obamas does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: The bulb is a lot more burnt out than we thought. Clearly, the bulb has deteriorated. It might not be changed as quickly as we would like.