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By: Juan Reynoso, WTP - activist -     STAND FOR AMERICA

"Americas must realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty."

We the people, must stop the Washington establishment and the Neocon warmongers.

Lies and deception it is not going to change the results. We the people voted for Donald Trump not because he was the best candidate to be the president of our country; but because this corrupt Washington establishment leave us without a choice. The Democratic and Republican elections machinery that is control of the oligarch’s owners of the IMF, The Federal Reserve Bank; the financial system and the multinational corporations used their propaganda machinery “The corporate News Media” to get Bernie Sanders, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Dr. Carson and other out of the campaign to elect Hillary Clinton and continue their globalization agenda and the expansion of neo-liberalism to control the world’s economic at the expenses of the world’s working people; but their plan didn’t work, so now they has to destroy Donald Trump.

This is the fact we the people was place in the position to elect “Hillary Clinton” a known corrupt pathological liar, sycophant war monger or “Donald Trump”. a known business person product of the neo-liberalism economic and political system, that took advantage of the system to get rich at the expenses of the American taxpayers and his employees.

Russia intervention in our election is a lie and deception push on us by the neo-con war mongers that want a Russian, US conflict to cover-up the coming economic catastrophe and blame it on the Russians and wash their hands clean, like they did it in 2001 with the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Our Government Hypocrisy is an old problem that we the people fail to stop. Regarding government election corruption and intervention we are the world’s number one actors of this illegal and criminal elections interventions and foreign governments overthrowing. Here are the facts.

The long history of the U.S. interfering with elections elsewhere

CIA’s Gold Standard for Influencing Foreign Elections

The U.S. Has Been Meddling In Other Countries’ Elections For A Century. It Doesn’t Feel Good.

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The contentious Presidential campaign is winding down.  Donald Trump has declined to release his tax returns citing pending IRS audits.  Hillary believes Donald is hiding some deep dark secrets that could be a game changer.  Randall Sorensen, CPA, did some fact checking to bring some much needed clarity to next week’s election.  

The New York Times reported that Donald Trump may have avoided paying taxes for 18 years at first glance is shocking. However, if Mr. Trump hadn’t deducted $916 million in losses on his personal return then it’s likely the losses would have been utilized by his corporate entities.  According to the CCH 1996 U.S. Master Guide, the maximum personal tax rate was between 36% & 40% versus a maximum corporate tax rate was between 35% & 39%.  Stated another way, the net tax benefit recognized by Trump or a Trump entity would have been approximately $9 million ($916 million x 1%). To put this in perspective, this represents the same amount Bill Clinton was paid for 60 speeches in 2002 as reported to the Senate.

 I then reviewed something that everyone can relate to…..  cleaning our houses.  According to their 2003/04 Federal Tax Returns, Hillary and Bill listed home office cleaning expenses totaling $147,000 for 2003 and $109,000 for 2004. Not a game changer but worthy of discussing around the water cooler.

The next item could actually have implications on national security. On the 2002 Federal Tax Return, Bill listed depreciation on a barn that he had converted to an office at a cost of $147,500. The total amount of depreciation deducted by the Clinton’s for the barn was $10,240 between 2002 and 2015. In the previous year, the Clinton Foundation was gifted two servers valued at $62,500 each.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Bill Clinton sent only 2 emails during his presidency and didn’t own a blackberry.  The 2001 Clinton tax return showed that Hillary purchased a new computer for $2,100.      

If we were treating servers like cars, this would be like comparing a small compact to a Ferrari.  No one would fault Hillary for opting to use the latest and greatest technology unless at the time she was Secretary of State. I believe both the FBI and voters would want to know if Hillary ever sent emails utilizing the Clinton Foundation server.  Further, did one of the Clinton Foundation servers ever reside in the barn?  Last, what type of security measures were in place to safeguard any and all information and documents being stored in the office in the barn? 

The upcoming Presidential election has become a scary proposition to many Americans. What should be even scarier to both Republicans and Democrats is the fact that the IRS and U.S. Government have risked exposing as many as 45 million Americans to identity theft. The IRS is either too proud or dysfunctional to accept help being offered by the private sector.  Regardless of which candidate wins next Tuesday, if complying with the Federal tax code compromises a taxpayer’s privacy, then it’s time for the President-elect to explore a national sales tax and permanently retire the IRS.  

Randall Sorensen, CPA has been practicing accounting for over 30 years and has specialized in forensic accounting for  25 years. Randall Sorensen’s accounting practice is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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By: Juan Reynoso, WTP Activist – 

Support the Alternative news media and learn the truth. Do not let the corporate news media lie and deceive you. 

International Human Press ( That's right! Our own website made the #1 spot because we love it the most. If this makes you to angry just discount it and pretend Rense got the #1 spot. (our favorite site)

  1. 1.     The Sleuth Journal---An excellent alternative news media organization dedicated to uncovering and producing true news and worldwide corruption.
  2. 1.     Alternative News---Featuring alternative history, science, archaeology, ancient Egypt, paranormal & supernatural, environment, etc.
  3. 1.     Ted Rall---Ted Rall is an American columnist, syndicated editorial cartoonist, and author. His website is full of interesting commentary and witty cartoons to keep one entertained and educated
  4. 1.     in5d---This alternative news utopia is one of our favorites and features an abundant selection of updated articles that are interesting, educational, and mind altering. It has blossomed over the years into one of the most popular sites in the world. Check it out!
  5. 1. is a good one. Please visit in low doses. It's sure to keep you up at night
  6. 1.     Activist Post---Waringing. Read in moderation. This awesome site is a kick and you can learn a lot. Just don't go there to often or you may find yourself with a PhD in conspiraciolgy. All jokes aside they do have some quality material.
  7. 1.     Ray Alex Website-- An extremely well layed out website with many educational and higly interesting posts regarding topics you just won't fine on CNN. Check this site out and I gurantee you you'll be in for a treat.
  8. 1. website with updated links. The reason why we like this one is because of it's interative community you just can't find anywhere else!
  9. 1.     Counter Currents---Counter Currents is a class alternative web journal that is consistently updated and has literally tons of articles that are very though provoking!
  10. 1.     Before It's News---An awesome assortment of updated articles from people around the world!
  11. 1.     Today's Alternative News---Established all the way back in 2000 as one of the original alternative news outlet. Their goal is to give "you perspectives on the news that you will rarely receive from other sources"
  12. 1.     AlterNet---It's looking pretty mainstream these days but still some good stories
  13. 1.     Mathaba---The mathaba news network is an extremely large database of up to date articles concerning the most importan events around the world. We have learned so much just from checking this site everyday.
  14. 1.     Pravda---Here's a Russian News site that will have your mind racing in circles
  15. 1.     ATS---Above Top Secret is a classic alternative news site with some pretty interesting opinions
  16. 1.     Mercola---Sure they want to sell you products but here you can find some pretty good health articles!
  17. 1.     Mother Jones---Here's a classic one that's been around for years for a reason. If your looking for conspiracies though you might want to go somewhere else!
  18. 1.     Benzinga---Definitely the best alternative financial site online for stocks picks. You can learn a whole lot with this one!
  19. 1.     The Real News Network---Some awesome videos and smokin old fashioned updated news
  20. 1.     OpedNews---Here's some pretty radical sh**! It's sure to get you on some sort of list!
  21. 1.     Disinfo---Disinfo never let's you down. Except occasionally on the weekends
  22. 1.     Conspiracy Planet---Really good site! Wish they updated it more!
  23. 1.     Psych Central---Excellent source for anyone into Pyschology!
  24. 1.     Natural News---A well updated site that takes a stance against big pharma
  25. 1.     Common Dreams---A lot of just great stories that will change up your viewpoint on a lot of things!
  26. 1.     Democracy Now---We wouldn't be suprised if they were getting their funding from Boeing and Microsoft but DemNow is a good place to learn a lot about the world
  27. 1.     World Net Daily---If your in the mood for some trashy entertaining political news that in no way shape or form will benefit your life than WND is the place for you
  28. 1.     what REALLY happened---Another bizaare conspiracy blog that will give you nightmares. I wish someone made a site with positive news! what REALLY happened is as good as we can get for now!
  29. 1.     mother nature news---I know what your thinking. This isn't alternative media. Just because it has a few corporate sponsors and is probably some subsidiary of a megacorp doesn't make it not alternative. mnn is truly an amazing source for information and you can find a lot of useful knowledge here that you just can't find on CNN, NYTimes, Fox, MSNBC, or any other major network. Check it out!
  30. 1.     Consortium News---Here's one we almost would have certainly been hanged if we forgot. Consortium News is constantly updated daily and has a lot of quality stories!
  31. 1.     Macedonia International News Agency---This website provides some of the best articles we have ever read. Quite frequently you'll find a true gem on here you just can't find home in the States!!!
  32. 1.     In These Times---Thanks Karl for reminding us to add this source. Sure their site isn't updated as frequently as we'd like but the content is original and most importantly ground breaking! Plus you can subscribe to their magazine!
  33. 1.     Black Listed News ---A great collection of links that get updated everyday so you can stay up to date on the worlds breaking events!
  34. 1.     Dissident Voice ---Here's a radical newsletter that is all about the struggle for peace. Oh ya!
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By: Juan Reynoso, WTP Activist –   -

Fellow Americans, this is the truth. In 1983, over 90% of our media was owned by 50 different companies and Americans were able to get the real news from the many honest journalists; they were devoted and committed to report the true to the American people. Today, 90% of our news, whether we read, watch or listen to it, is controlled by six media giants’ corporations that misinform and brainwash the American they can subscribe to their ill agenda and corporate control of our system of government and our economic.

Do not trust the corporate mainstream news media; they are the news organizations that are nothing more than corporate and government sponsored propaganda and public relations machinery that miss inform and control the American people. Get your news from the alternative news media; they are the news outlets that we must follow to get the truth.

The following corporations own and control 90% of the news information in America, they are corrupt corporations that misinform the American people and in collusion with the Washington corrupt politicians, miss inform and brainwashed the American people seeking their support for their criminal activities in our name. We  The Middle East wars;  The military interventions in countries that do not subscribe to their ideology of neoliberalism, globalization and the killings of millions of innocent people in many countries were done by lying, misinform and deceived the American people. We the people of this country want to know the truth and stop the wars and the killings in the Middle East. We must stop this corrupt government from making wars and sending our soldiers to fight for the greedy transnational corporations in the name of the American people.

Here is the list of the corrupt corporations that in collusion with Washington corrupt politicians misinformed and deceived the American people to support the wars and the ill U.S. foreign activities to control foreign countries through neocolonialism and the development of U.S. imperialism in foreign countries. 







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The number one enemy of humanity is man’s greed

By: Juan Reynoso, WTP Activist –


Truth and knowledge diffused among the people are necessary for the reclamation and preservation of our Democracy, rights, freedom and liberties

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2-01-6 is the numbers that reveal the future of humanity

The number 2 means – unity, partnerships and communication. Working together to exert our natural flow of judgment to do what is best for our selves. The number two urges us out of our indecision, calls us to unite with like-minds, and like-ideals for the purpose of social justice and our prosperity.

The number 01- means, the age of digital technology. The number One reflects new beginnings, truth and purity.  The number one call for action; physical and mental and a strong will to discover, this combined with our urgency for new beginnings, exert our natural forces to take action, and start a new venture. The number One encourages us to action that will be rewarded in kind.

The number 6 – means man weakness. Man was created on the sixth day by God almighty and was good; but sin transform man and made him evil. The weakness of man the evils of Satan and the manifestation of sin are real. The purpose of man and humanity is to live in harmony with each other and all that is created by God for the benefit of humanity.  Men are appointed 6 days to labor to provide for his kin. The number 6 represents the very best human system of governance that mankind can produce without God and remains under the constant influence of his chief adversary the Devil so it inherently falls far short of the standards by which God puts forth in the Bible. This is noted in Revelation 13:18 “This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666.” The idea is that the beast is of human origin but might not receive his power from man but from the “dragon” which is another name for Satan.

America will be renew by the huge number of believers in social justice and the greed and evil of man will be remove not by force, but by their own acts; greed and the love for money will be their demise and men will learn that greed is destructive and all things accumulate by the love for money will remain on this world when they be call to account for their actions.

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By: Juan Reynoso, WTP Activist -
Americas must realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty.
Truth and knowledge diffused among the people are necessary for the reclamation and preservation of our Democracy, rights, freedom and liberties.
The Powers and Abuses of America’s Mega-Corporations

This is what I know. Most CEOS do very little for the millions they get as compensation for the overall company performance. Most are sociopaths that do not care about the people that work for their corporation. The corporation gets results through upper and middle management by implementing strategy goals set by the CEO. Most CEOS do not know how to run a manufacturing plant they depend of the upper and middle management to do the work, the only thing that they are interest in the numbers is "Profit" and how they can take advantage of others to get what they want. Most corporations management team operate under performance pressure to deliver and meet objectives set by the CEOS, the direction given is do it by following company procedures and the law, but the reality is do it at any cost; the American culture of success in a corporation is; results justified the means, this ideology damage the culture of the corporation with relation to suppliers and end users of their product and the corporate employees. The CEO cares only about his job and his compensation, so they turn blind eye on employees exploitation and the damage they do to the environment and the health of the people and any violation of government regulations of the rule of law; that is why corporations expended millions to buy the politicians in Washington and at state level. The bottom line is; corruption and crime pay well, being honest and doing a great job do not pay. The US corporations have become the predators of free enterprise and the champions of predator corporatism and the monopolist system of today.
The Board of Directors oversees the CEO, but they supposedly are far removed from day-to-day operation and actions of the corporation and the CEO behavior.
Corporate CEO that are over pay.
David Zaslav, Discovery Communications Inc. CEO received compensation in 2014: US $156.1 million, average workers wage: $80,000 proportion of perceptions of the CEO vs. worker: 1,951 (photo: Bloomberg)
Steve Ells, Chipotle, compensation in 2014 CEO: US $128.9 million, average workers wage: US $19,000, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 1,522 (photo: Bloomberg)
Larry Merlo, CEO of CVS Health, compensation in 2014: $32.4 million, average workers wage: $27.139, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 1,192 (photo: Bloomberg)
C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Walmart, compensation in 2014: $25.6 million, average workers wage: $22.591, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 1.133 (photo: Bloomberg)
Brian Cornell, CEO of Target, compensation in 2014: $28.2 million, average workers wage: $30,000, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 939. (Photo: Reuters)
Leslie Moonves, CEO of CBS Corp. Compensation in 2014: $57.2 million, average workers wage: $ 66.365, proportion of perceptions of the CEO vs. worker: 862 (photo: Bloomberg)
Steven H. Temares, CEO of Target, compensation in 2014: US $19.1 million, average workers wage: $26.047, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 734 (photo: Bloomberg)
Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy's, compensation in 2014: US $16.5 million, average workers wage: $22,800, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 724 (photo: Bloomberg)
Glenn Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Gap Inc. compensation in 2014: $16.1 million, average workers wage: $ 22,800, proportion of perceptions of the CEO vs. worker: 705 (photo: Bloomberg)
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, compensation in 2014: $21.5 million, average workers wage: $32.080, proportion of perceptions of CEO vs. worker: 669 (photo: Bloomberg)
the CEO. The can't evaluate corporate performance, but they look mainly at share price and company strategy. They are rarely interested in the corporate public responsibilities or the
The truth is that they are being compensated for exploiting their employees.  They have neither values nor any shame for their actions.
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Ratio of CEO Pay to Average Worker by Country. American CEOS are the worst exploiters of their own employees they get rich on the back of their employees.
Food Chain CEOs Want Subsidies for Their Salaries, But Are Against Raising Workers' Wages
Top 10 Worst Companies in CEO-to-Worker Salary Ratio: You Probably Use Them All
9 CEOs With The Worst Reputations: 24/7 Wall St.
The Highest-Paid CEOs Are The Worst Performers, New Study Says
The 15 Worst CEOs In American History
America’s Greediest sociopaths : The 2013 Top Ten

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The recognition of and opposition to the Globalist agenda worldwide has some noteworthy champions.  For those Alex Jones subscribers, all of what he says is clearly documented through the past 60+ years of history by the globalists.  Nigel Farage is one of those rare people who continue to fight, get knocked down, bounce back up, fight again and again--for over 20 years he's been at this.  Your subscribers may want to subscribe to Farage's Youtube channel, as I have, just to listen to his latest expose of his bully opponents.  It is a dose of adrenaline and peace at the same time to know a man like this exists who is fighting against one of the major Globalist components:  the European Union.  We truly ARE NOT ALONE and we're getting stronger every day we spread the word to our friends and neighbors across the street and across the planet.The arrogance of these "elites" knows no bounds; the anger and love of our supporters is one of a thousand ripples of resistence and outrage.
Please pass to our mailing list if you think it will inspire us in the U.S.  God knows, we need a man like this:      (pull scroll bar to the 17:00 minute to hear Farage speak)

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By: Juan Reynoso, WTP Activist  -

Americas must realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty.

We seek the truth and let the people know. An informed citizenry is vital for the preservation of our democracy. Truth and knowledge diffused among the people are necessary for the preservation of our Democracy, rights, freedom and liberties. 

Free Trade the killer of American’s jobs and disposable income no jobs and lower wages is killing the US economic.

In November 18th, 1993, the greed of the NEOCON colonizers blinds them from the socio economic impact of NAFTA. The House Passes NAFTA, 234-200. Bill Clinton promoted the legislation and Vote as a Decision to create jobs for Americans. The strongest support in the House came from Republicans, who cast 132 votes for the trade plan and 43 against it. Among Democrats, 102 voted for the agreement and 156 opposed it. The one independent in Congress voted against the plan. NAFTA has done way too much damage, and we need to repeal it. NAFTA and all of the free trade agreements has cost millions of Americans jobs, eroded our industrial base and decimated towns and communities.

Decades of failed “free trade” policies have failed our nation. 22 years of trade deficits and millions of jobs lost to foreign countries; since Bill Clinton all the presidents that followed Clinton push for free trade; President George W Bush defends his free-trade agenda in his May 7, 2001, speech. He declared that Free Trade creates jobs for the unemployed. Such claims are nothing but lies and deception and like Bush, Obama is making the same promise and continue pushing for more Free Trade. The TPP look like prior “free trade agreements” while negotiations are not yet complete, the publicly and available information is of great concern for the American workers; it looks like once again, predator corporatism are having too much influence in the process for their benefit and the continue erosion of our socio economic of our country.

We must focus on the voting by congress and the senate on this issue of Free Trade and get them out of the government and ban them from the political arena. Free Trade will destroy our country and our future socio and economic welfare, we must demand, a withdraw of all free trade and re-store a tariff system in international trade.

NAFTA has done way too much damage, and we need to repeal it.  Enough is enough – we need to focus on creating jobs right here in the United States, not in foreign countries.

This is the truth about our Trade deficits

 US propaganda use to promote the killer of American jobs.

The TPP is a free trade Agreement that deceive the people.

The U.S Balance of Trade is the worst in the World.  -360.7 Billions 

The facts about economic inequality.

Free Trade the agenda for globalization.

U.S. Free Trade Agreements

The Trans Pacific Partnership Free Trade.

Foreign Trade

Trade Deficit with China.

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Despite Harm to the Environment and the Economy, Fiscal Cliff Deal Fuels Continuing Corporate Welfare 4063656008?profile=original

The new year began with “fiscal cliff” midnight drama and fantasy, and the wind-production tax credit (PTC), despite its negative impact on our environment and economy, packaged as a job creator and measure to save the planet, made its way into H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 –– a piece of legislation that was hyped as for the American people, yet it included a number of key tax extender provisions for special interest groups. “Congress extended wind energy tax credits worth billions of dollars in the last-minute deal hammered out by Congress to avoid the fiscal cliff, a move decried by free market organizations as corporate welfare,” writes the Washington Free Beacon.

Crammed through in the dark of night behind closed doors –– where the Senate was given minutes to read the bill, and the House caved under White House threats –– and with support of many Republicans –– the looming and controversial (PTC) that many high-powered energy corporations have taken advantage of, rely heavily upon, and were fiercely lobbying for, was revived once again.

"The wind industry hired a team of heavyweight lobbyists with cozy connections to Capitol Hill and the Obama administration to ensure the survival of the tax credit, the Washington Examiner’sTimothy P. Carney reported," more specifically K Street firm McBee Strategic Consulting, of which I've found over and over in my green corruption research.

NOTE: “The Lucky Seven Stimulus Authors” are those that helped craft the 2009-Recovery Act and have financially benefited, of which I have already covered General Electric, John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins, Senator John Kerry, which I wrote about last week. I have given mention to billionaire George Soros as well as the left-wing organization the Apollo Alliance, with TJ Glautheir and McBee Strategic Consulting topping off my list. Full report soon to be released.

“Congress first enacted the wind energy PTC in 1992 and has renewed it seven times since,” even as part of the 2009-Recovery Act. The Institute for Energy Research counts the hidden realities of the PTC extension, noting that "The Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that the one year extension will cost American taxpayers over $12 billion." "But that figure doesn’t begin to represent the full cost of wind power,” including the detriment to ratepayers. And if Big Wind gets its way over "the next six years, then the PTC would cost over $50 billion."

Unknown to the American public is another green government freebie blowing out of the stimulus package. The 1603 Grant Program –– a relative of the PTC, which is part of President Obama’s trillion-dollar spending spree –– is administered by the Treasury Department, where billions in favored-businesses are given tax-free cash gifts. This program was also touted as a jobs creator (of course saved and supported), yet most of the so-called green job gains are temporary.

According to, “The Section 1603 program was created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support the deployment of renewable energy resources. The 1603 program offered project developers the option to select a one-time cash payment in lieu of taking the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) or the Production Tax Credit (PTC), for which they would have otherwise been eligible.”

Last week, the Energy and Commerce Committee released an “in-depth report on its ongoing investigation into the implementation of President Obama’s green energy stimulus spending,” exposing a shocking detail; “foreign corporations have received approximately one-quarter of $16 billion spent on 'Section 1603' renewable energy stimulus program.”

The report, “American Taxpayer Investment, Foreign Corporation Benefit,” states that as of December 5, 2012, “nearly $16 billion in federal funds (ironically, the same amount as the Department of Energy’s 1705 risky loan portfolio) has been awarded under this program,” of which “approximately $10.8 billion (68%) of the total amount in Section 1603 grants awarded was for wind and another $3.8 billion (24%) was for solar projects.”

Furthermore, “President Obama’s FY 2013 Budget proposes extending the Section 1603 grant program for another year, to include property with a construction start date of 2012.”

What’s funny is that as I was preparing my Big Wind findings, at the end of December 2012 I had downloaded the 1603 awards spreadsheet, which records 8275 awards, totaling $15,964,130,442. Moreover, tucked neatly inside the fiscal cliff deal is where we find the 1603 again ––– now part of the two-month delay on sequestration. This means that there was no “immediate reduction in 1603 cash grants from the Department of Treasury. However, this 1603 reduction can still happen on March 1, 2013 if Congress does not enact another extension or strategy to avoid sequestration.”

Now we know President Obama's priority for his second term –– he's dead set on pushing a fierce and radical climate change agenda and funding green energy with taxpayer money, no matter the cost or consequences. So, we’ll anticipate March; follow the president’s budget; and watch for future requests for stimulus funds as well as earmarks tucked away in unread legislation coming down the green pipeline, but for now we'll go back in time to the president’s job council…

Lewis Hay Chairman and Chief Executive officer of NextEra Energy, Inc.: Part of President Obama’s Multi-millionaire, Billionaire Jobs Council Club  

Lewis “Lew” Hay, III is executive chairman of NextEra Energy, Inc., and it is estimated by Forbes, that CEO “Hay earns nearly $10 million in total compensation from NextEra.” Despite the fact that Hay was actually a “major political contributor to Sen. John McCain in 2008,” he quickly learned which side his power company could generate the title of the "Third Largest Recipient of DOE Risky Loans." Hay too joined wealthy Democratic donors on Obama’s Jobs Council in 2011, along with the other two I have tackled in this series, “Spreading the Wealth to Obama’s Ultra-Rich Job Council” –– Jobs Czar, Jeffrey Immelt CEO of General Electric has raked in $3 billion and counting, meanwhile John Doerr, along with his “climate buddy" Al Gore's, VC firm Kleiner Perkins is tied to at least $10 billion of stimulus funds. Both General Electric and Doerr were key contributors to what went into the 2009 Stimulus.

In my opening, I had stated that “NextEra Energy’s Green Money” was at least $2.3 billion, but that’s just from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 1703 Loan Guarantee Program, of which I recorded in another green energy, crony corruption post last summer. We’ll revisit the DOE and Big Wind, but for now there is more you should know about NextEra…

NextEra Energy, Inc. is one of the oldest, third largest, and arguably one of the most solid power companies in the world, with “2011 revenues [that] totaled more than $15.3 billion.” And NextEra Energy Inc. has two primary subsidiaries: 

  • Florida Power & Light is the third largest electricity producer in the US, of which a September 2009 report states: “it's a political dynamo, making millions in political contributions and lobbying assiduously to achieve its goals."
  • NextEra Energy Resources is the largest generator of energy from sun and wind resources in North America. The company also has the third largest fleet (8) of nuclear powered electricity generating plants in the United States.

NextEra: Biggest User of the Wind Energy Production Tax Credit 

As a follower of NextEra, I found a fascinating analysis by John Fund of the National Review Online which states, “Begun 20 years ago to spur the construction of wind-energy facilities that could compete with conventional fossil-fuel power plants, the tax credit [PTC] gives wind an advantage over all other energy producers. But it has mostly benefited conventional nuclear and fossil-fuel-fired electricity producers. The biggest user of the tax credit is Florida-based NextEra Energy, the nation’s eighth-largest power producer. Through skillful manipulation of the credits, NextEra from 2005 to 2009 'paid just $88 million in taxes on earnings of nearly $7 billion,' Businessweek reports. That’s a tax rate of just 1.25 percent over that period, when the statutory rate is 35 percent.”

Wind Turbines Kill 440,000 Birds Each Year 

Moreover, Fund gives us an astonishing and heartbreaking look at the “carnage inflicted on Mother Nature," quoting Paul Driessen of the Washington Times, "The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates that wind turbines kill 440,000 bald and golden eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, cranes, egrets, geese, and other birds every year in the U.S., along with countless insect-eating bats.”

Sadly, Fund states, “The actual numbers are probably far higher. The turbine blades of the nation’s 39,000 windmills move at 100 to 200 miles per hour and can mow down anything that gets in their path.” “Over the past 25 years, turbines at Altamont Pass, Calif., alone, have killed an estimated 2,300 golden eagles leading to an 80 percent drop in the golden-eagle population of southern California.”

Ironically, when you read the fine print, as exposed by the Manhattan Institute, who calculated “The Real Costs to Taxpayers in Subsidizing Big Wind,” –– federal taxpayers (under former President Bush and now Obama), in effect, are subsidizing the killing of federally protected birds.”

Where are the environmentalists and Rachel Maddow screaming bloody murder? The chirps are light, and prosecution is non-existent because our “federal government looks the other way as wind farms kill birds, but haul oil and gas firms to court” –– all the while the Obama administration protects Big Bird at all costs.

But then again, Big Wind, to many like the Telegraph, is the most corrupt industry in the world –– “without the lies it tells as a matter of course and without the cosy stitch-ups it arranges with regulators and politicians at taxpayers' expense, it simply would not exist.”

Much more to this huge Big Wind story–– continue reading...

Here are the rest of the topics I've covered: 

  • Gone With the Wind: Wind Energy Grants Gone Overseas and to the Politically Connected, Including NextEra
  • NextEra: A Gust of other Stimulus Grants 
  • NextEra: Third Largest Power Company in the World is the Third Largest Recipient of Risky Loans 
  • A Twister of Sweetheart Deals Found in the Department of Energy’s Four Risky Wind Projects 

This was Part Three of "Spreading the Wealth to Obama's Ultra-Rich Job Council: The Green Five" 

Part One10/31/12 DOE Emails Prove White House Pressure on $1.3 Billion Loan to General Electric Wind Project

Part TwoBank of Obama: John Doerr and Al Gore of Kleiner Perkins, The Mother of All Green Energy Stimulus Money Winners

Stay tuned for the final installment where we take a look at Billionaire Penny Pritzker as well as Richard Dean "Dick" Parsons, Former Chairman of the Board of Citigroup, Inc –– both part of Obama’s Multi-millionaire, Billionaire Jobs Council Club.


Signing off for now, THE Green Corruption blogger...

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By Dan DeWalt

Newfane Vermont


While Vermont may be stirring the waves with its march towards universal health care, and marching to its own drummer by expanding collective bargaining rights in the state, its most pressing and immediate issue is one that should rally tea party folks from across the nation to come to its aid.


I'm not talking about the Dick “never met a prostitute's toe I didn't want to suck” Morris' Tea Party, which is simply an attempt to co-opt the movement for the Republican establishment, or the “official” Tea Party, which is more interested in suing to protect its name brand and selling ads disguised as policy statements than it is in actually doing something constructive. No, I'm talking about Americans who are simply mad as hell and are not going to take it anymore. Americans who have had their fill of federal government overreaching and stepping on states' rights. Americans who are tired of seeing powerful corporations raiding the U.S. Treasury for taxpayer dollars in order to cover for their failed business plans. I'm talking about people who are well represented by their local and even state representatives, but discover that that representation is only something to be trampled by corporate lawyers and the federal judiciary.

In short, I'm talking about Americans who recognize that Entergy Nuclear of Louisiana's bid to usurp Vermont state authority in order to shove twenty more years of the leaky Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor down our throats against our will is not only a moral outrage, but is also a key threat to aspects of the Republic as outlined in the Constitution.


The tenth amendment reads as follows: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the States respectively or to the people.”


Entergy Nuclear wants the federal courts to take away Vermont's right to regulate affairs within its borders. For the sake of promoting profits, Entergy wants the federal government to trample Vermont's right to determine the policies that its citizens demand and deserve. It wants the feds to say that we have no voice in determining our own future. If there ever was an issue that brings together a host of important questions that should galvanize citizen action, this is it. Vermonters are calling on citizens from across the country to join us next March, when we will close down the reactor if the feds and Entergy Corporation are still colluding to keep it open. Vermont Yankee was licensed to run for 40 years. That license runs out on March 21, 2012. Entergy, in spite of lying about the existence of underground pipes that leaked large amounts of tritium, along with cesium and other dangerous elements, wants to run the plant for another 20 years. Vermont said no. We said it in town meetings, not town meetings where people simply get a chance to let off steam, but actual legal town meetings where the official business of our towns is decided for the year (one of the last vestiges of true democracy still extant in our nation). We said no in the legislature where, by over a four to one margin, the state Senate voted no to continuing VY operations past 2012. And we said no last November in a clearly defined gubernatorial election when we voted in the governor who campaigned emphatically to make VY close on time.

What part of NO do these people not understand? The part that interferes with their profits. The part of NO that they have not yet experienced is the NO that they will discover on March 21 next spring, when thousands of us will be clogging the streets and fields surrounding their leaky reactor, making operation impossible and forcing them to shut down simply to be able to maintain public order. This is an opportunity for all Americans to say that we have had enough. We have had enough of corporate welfare, enough of federal government over-reach, and enough of having our democracy crushed by powerful monied interests. Vermonters are now calling on the nation to join us in this definitive fight that will stop the erosion of our rights. Help us rebalance the lopsided power that has been concentrated in the hands of the establishment elite. Help us defend the Constitution. Vermont is a state where community and citizenship are still valued and practiced. Join us and become part of a movement that brings our nation back to its democratic roots. Ask yourselves one question: who could you expect to represent your aspirations and interests more, citizens using the democratic process to control their lives, or profit greedy corporations and their political lapdogs trying to promote an industry that the free market has abandoned.


The choice is yours. The future belongs to all of us.

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