Another Obama green-tech subsidy recipient begins furloughs for workers

Oct 9, 2012 Full story: Hot Air 7

When Barack Obama arrived in Holland, Michigan to break ground for the new Compact Power plant in July 2010, he promised that the $150 million in subsidies that prompted the construction of the new facility would result in more than 300 jobs and an assembly line producing batteries for the Chevy Volt and the Ford Focus electric vehicles.

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Frank Rozal

Salt Lake City, UT

#1 Oct 13, 2012
Now I don't mean to be offensive to anyone, but do we actually know if this was effectively carried out? All of the debates have got thinking more, not that i didn't think before, anyway. It's good to see more green tech events. http://www.opportunitygreen.com/2011-green-ev...
Brad

Manchester, CT

#2 Oct 13, 2012
Another 150 million in tax payers money on the Oblamer scrap heap before even one single battery is manufactured.
Oblamer serves up another crippling blow to already hemorrhaging state of Michigan.
Community Disorganizers

Trumbull, CT

#3 Oct 15, 2012
Don't worry Obama's buddies pocketed millions, they could care less if the company tanks.
Blackhorse

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Oct 15, 2012
Not to knit-pick, but I think you mean: "They couldn't care less".
Blackhorse

Grand Rapids, MI

#5 Oct 15, 2012
Ane you would be right, they don't give a rat's tail.
kiro

Dallas, TX

#6 Oct 23, 2012
Community Disorganizers wrote:
Don't worry Obama's buddies pocketed millions, they could care less if the company tanks.
I think thats exactly whats behind a lot of these so-called programs that politicians are behind. Thats why they are behind them...to pad their own pockets and to heck with the success of the program and the taxpayers that are footing the bill. Beyond disgusted.

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#7 Oct 23, 2012
kiro wrote:
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I think thats exactly whats behind a lot of these so-called programs that politicians are behind. Thats why they are behind them...to pad their own pockets and to heck with the success of the program and the taxpayers that are footing the bill. Beyond disgusted.
That is why term limits are needed, salary commensurate to performance and no lifetime benefits. Pension credits the same as any one in the civilian work force.

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