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Taxpayers for Common Sense slams oil shale subsidies

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  • Oatmeal Woods Cross, UT
    Nov. 30, 2012 8:30 a.m.

    Happy Valley Heretic... you nailed it. It simply depends on who receives the money. Oil companies are on federal welfare and someone needs to wean them immediately.

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Nov. 29, 2012 7:57 p.m.

    Gee, somebody is talking sense about the cost of oil shale? And they seem to be a conservative group?

    When will wonders cease?

  • Happy Valley Heretic Orem, UT
    Nov. 29, 2012 2:37 p.m.

    “The report notes that in the 1980s, oil companies received $3.2 billion in loan guarantees and $3.7 billion in price guarantees for oil shale — funded with taxpayer dollars.” That’s 7 Billion just in the 80’s.

    The U.S. Department of Energy made a huge mistake in giving Solyndra a $535 million loan guarantee?

    If Republicans view Solyndra as the corporate embodiment of everything that is wrong with the Obama administration they must really despise Reagan, Right?