I cashed in all of my Government Savings Bonds last year because “I” was not going to finance this nation’s astronomical national debt.
However, I stand behind investing in America and Renewable Energy through this legislation and victory bonds! Let’s put people to work, reduce our dependency on foreign oil, and keep the money here at home.
The campaign for Clean Energy Victory Bonds has made an exciting leap forward!
Representative Bob Filner (D-CA) and 10 cosponsors introduced HR 6275, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2012, to the House of Representatives. The bill is supported by Green America and already has over 40 institutional endorsers and thousands of individual supporters as well.
Clean Energy Victory Bonds (CEVBs) are proposed U.S. Treasury bonds modeled after Victory Bonds sold during the First and Second World Wars. During World War II, 85 million Americans purchased Victory Bonds that generated $185 billion (over $2 trillion in today’s dollars) for the war effort. Today, in the search for new clean energy sources, America faces the same sense of urgency to find a national solution. Through the same patriotism demonstrated during WWII, CEVBs would allow Americans to invest billions of dollars in clean energy. All Americans could participate in this…
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