posted on Mar, 1 2011 @ 09:18 AM
reply to post by Lemon.Fresh
This thread asks a question. There is a fact that state power plants are up for sale, and this thread points out state owned power plants.
Selling the state run plants gets rid of more public (union) workers.
Yes, it seems too much has been made of Koch buying the plants. Whether the buyer is Koch or not (or some company in which Koch has an interest), it
could turn out that purchasing these plants that run state institutions would be a lucrative deal for the buyer.
If one wanted, one could keep the plants running on coal/natural gas only rather than biomass.
Walker divests the state of more union workers, and he sells property with the potential for a business to get paid with tax dollars. Not a bad deal
for the investor...whoever it is...even if Koch is only a partial investor.
Like I have said elsewhere, a very conservative businessman I know confessed to me recently how even he can't stand to be around his business friends
who rant about govt control, etc., then trip all over themselves getting govt contracts. The power from these power plants would be sold in a govt
contract. Rates too high? Too bad, raise taxes/fees to pay for them.