'Green' jobs success story of the day: $20 million for 14 jobs in Seattle
Via the Washington Policy Center:
Not to be outdone, Nevada recently spent $12 million to create 5 "green" jobs.
A much better plan would be for government to stop picking the winners and losers in the economy and provide a low and uniform tax and regulatory burden. In that type of economy (also known as a free market), businesses would succeed or fail on their merits, not their ability to get taxpayer handouts.