"I find it remarkable that this would have any tax payer support but, as it's your tax dollars as well as the responsibility of added debt to your economy, I'll bow to your best instincts, you win"???
I find it odd that most Americans want alternitive fuel energy so the taxpayer's money are going to try to find it.
However, I do not see a lot of average American taxpayer support going to bailout money for private organizations.
After all it is as you say, their taxpayer dollars how many Americans are rewarded by this, after all, the taxpayers are left with more debt, as well as not" a by your leave" from these private organizations. with their hand out.
Last I remembered American taxpayers were not in the loan business ,to any private oganization