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Green Energy Underpants Gnomes

Posted on | January 3, 2013 | 10 Comments

An item at Doug Ross’s blog inspired this business plan:

  1. Raise big bucks for Obama’s campaign.
  2. Start a “green energy” company.
  3. Get an Energy Department grant.
  4. Profit!


10 Responses to “Green Energy Underpants Gnomes”

  1. KingShamus
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 10:28 am

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Green Energy Underpants Gnomes #TCOT

  2. WJJ Hoge
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 10:39 am

    Please note that no resources were injured during the execution of this plan as no product was actually manufactured and sold.

  3. WJJ Hoge
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 10:40 am

    Cliffs Notes Version:

    1. Steal votes.
    2. ???
    3. Profit.

  4. dkmkc2000
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 10:48 am

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Green Energy Underpants Gnomes #TCOT

  5. jsn2
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 11:07 am

    Obama is to the “green car” what Yugo and Edsel Ford were to the “internal combustion” car. The big difference is that Obama is also his own Daddy, has limitless cash and can mandate you buy his products.

  6. scarymatt
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 11:36 am

    …and can mandate tax you unless you buy his products.


  7. SDN
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 12:30 pm

    Much more jizya-like.

    You don’t have to convert to Islam, either….

  8. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 12:35 pm

    Talking about energy fortunes: Separated at Birth…?

  9. Adjoran
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 2:10 pm

    He left out the step about selling your shares before the bankruptcy petition is filed.

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