December 13, 2011

The Volt Administration

Mona Charen, National Review Online


The headline reads like something from The Onion: “U.S. Navy Paying $15 a Gallon for Green Fuel.” But it’s real enough. It seems that, fresh from its success with Solyndra, the Obama administration is slated to spend $12 million to buy a biofuel/gasoline blend that runs $15 a gallon to power a portion of the Navy’s fleet in a demonstration project. . .

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