Even if it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, go on out and sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures; sweep streets like Handel and Beethoven composed music; sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry; sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will have to pause and say, “Here lived a great street sweeper who swept his job well.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
In the video above, the homeowner explains how he spent $42,000 in 2009 installing 20 solar panels on his Rochester, NY home. He used $12,000 of his own money, and the other $30,000 was paid for by state and federal taxpayer subsidies and tax credits. Over the life of the panels, Mr. Punton says he’ll be lucky to even get $8,000 to $10,000 back in reduced utility bills, which won’t even cover his own investment, much less cover any of the $30,000 in taxpayer subsidies and tax credits.