The U.S. has spent billions of taxpayer dollars subsidizing wind energy. And while the industry is growing, it's expensive, unreliable and supplies only a small portion of the country's energy needs. Congress is backing away from its longtime support for wind subsidies, and given the growing availability of inexpensive fossil fuels for energy generation, that's the right move.
Investor Warren Buffett has famously wanted the rich to pay higher taxes. Just not him or any of his companies.