There is always another good blog out there I have never heard of. How do I know when I have founded one? Their latest post grabs my attention.
During the hearing with Panetta last week, I was ready to jump out of my chair as I watched the ignorance regarding the statement by Panetta that he cancelled the deployment of the Navy Carrier USS Truman because of budget concerns, no doubt, because of the GOP. Wink Wink. Now we learn we cannot fuel the USS Lincoln. So the truth of the matter is they can’t find biofuel and the Navy has wasted so much money going green. Of course delaying the retrofit of the ship should put more pressure on the GOP so the plan goes. I was waiting, waiting waiting for someone to ask about this idiotic behavior. Better yet would have been to question the Charmian of the Armed Services. So here we go, first the back story.
Navy buys biofuel for $16 a gallon
This is going to help the Defense Department weather looming budget cuts, for sure. Teaming up with the Department of Agriculture (which has a cheery Rotary Club ring to it), the Navy has purchased 450,000 gallons of biofuel for about $16 a gallon, or about 4 times the price of its standard marine fuel, JP-5, which has been going for under $4 a gallon.The why and more at Hot Air
By 2020, the Navy must learn to get at least 50 percent of energy from alternative sources, and 50 percent of the military vessels will have to try hard to zero out- that is to spend no more energy than they can produce. In other words, the sailors themselves have expressed doubts as to how efficient the vessels will be after the replacement of traditional fuels with alternative ones
The U.S. Navy will delay the refueling of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) for an unknown period because of the uncertain fiscal environment due to the ongoing legislative struggle, the service told Congress in a Friday message obtained by USNI News. (continued here)
As BUNKERVILLE explains in Navy: Lincoln Refueling Delayed because of funding, yet pays $16 bucks a gallon, the Obama administration is wasting millions of dollars of taxpayer’s money on biofuel by paying 4 times the price for standard marine fuel. Using the guise of environmentalism, our glorious leader is committing fraud, waste, abuse.
When we read post’s like BUNKERVILLE‘s and the news articles referenced by the BUNKERVILLE post, keep in mind what makes this corruption possible. Socialist Democrat leaders operates with the mindset that what they want is more important than our rights. It is not about Utopia; that’s just an excuse. The object is what they want for themselves. So it is they waste billions to steal millions.