Gore’s Dual Role in Spotlight: Advocate and Investor


It looks like the only thing actually warming up is old Al Gore’s bank account. Isn’t this where the libs usually complain about obscene profits and how it’s not fair that someone should make this much money? I guess hypocrisy only counts if a conservative makes money. Way to go Al, now get me a blanket. It’s cold out there.

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WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Al Gore thought he had spotted a winner last year when a small California firm sought financing for an energy-saving technology from the venture capital firm where Mr. Gore is a partner.

The company, Silver Spring Networks, produces hardware and software to make the electricity grid more efficient. It came to Mr. Gore’s firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital providers, looking for $75 million to expand its partnerships with utilities seeking to install millions of so-called smart meters in homes and businesses.

Read the rest of the article here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/business/energy-environment/03gore.html

This is an update. God ole Al was  on Morning Joe and did his best not to look shifty while encouraging people to invest in what they believe in. Here’s the link:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2009/11/03/gore_denies_he_is_profiting_from_global_warming.html

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