Karma’s a Botch.Last week, we heard about the Fisker Karma, the new electric vehicle being built in Finland using a $529 million loan from U.S. taxpayers. Beneficiaries of this deal include one Albert Gore, partner in the “green” venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Now Forbes contributor Warren Meyer weighs in with an analysis of the Karma’s true energy | Read More »
$529 Million Loan for Al Gore’s Hybrid Sports Coupe
What’s the most laughably outlandish angle of this story? That the U.S. Government is loaning Nobel laureate Al Gore and investment bank Kleiner Perkins $529 million to build a car, and – It’s a hybrid electric sports model, and – It will cost $89,000 a copy, and – It will be made in Finland. We’re also loaning Tesla Motors $465 million to build a $109,000 | Read More »
Al Gore makes a lot of money off of global warming.
A lot of money. As in, his net worth has increased fifty-fold, and that’s not a typo. Gateway Pundit revisits some commentary by Pro Patria about Al Gore’s relationship with Big Green (a good name, that): So just what has Al Gore gained from his Big Green escapades? According to public disclosure information, Gore was worth somewhere between $1 million and $2 million in 2000. | Read More »