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ELECTION: Inslee’s green energy? No thanks

Letter by Ruby L. Ryan, Port Orchard on Oct. 12, 2012 at 5:05 pm with No Comments »
October 12, 2012 5:05 pm

Jay Inslee promoted green energy while he was a congressman representing the people of Washington state (TNT, 10-11). Two have failed, Solyndra and Solar at Loveland, costing the taxpayers $570 million to date. A third one, SunPower is on the brink of going bankrupt.

I do not want him promoting green energy in Washington, where the taxpayer will have to pick this up also if it fails. Inslee also voted to ban our 120-year-old light bulb, which will cost homeowners a few hundred dollars to replace them with mercury-laden bulbs.

Sarah Palin was trashed by media everywhere for quitting in the middle of her term as governor of Alaska. Why aren’t the media doing the same to Inslee for quitting before his term was up? Is it because he is a Democrat and she is a Republican?

I’ll pick Rob McKenna over Inslee, who will continue his reckless spending, like he did in D.C.

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