Comment: Rand is right. This is similar to renewable fuel funding.

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Rand is right. This is similar to renewable fuel funding.

The biodiesel industry relied HEAVILY on 'federal' funds and tax credits to get started. The soybean lobbies were in there twisting arms. It got so disgusting that I quit the field entirely because I couldn't trust that any potential employer wouldn't go bust immediately the day the tax credits stopped.

Sure enough one after the other company failed. Some were scams from the get-go. Solyndra, though not a biodiesel company, is an example of what happens when massive federal funding props up a business that could never make it on its own.

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.