Discussion in 'Politics' started by Synthaholic, Sep 8, 2012.
And...in some related stories...
1. The Obama administration had joined the new Arab-based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and agreed to provide millions to support international green energy jobs. In its fiscal 2012 budget request for international programs, the administration has asked for $5.2 million for IRENA. U.S. Taxpayers on the Hook As Obama Joins a New International Renewable Energy Agency | CNSNews.com How many jobs in the United States will this endeavor provide?
2. Obama regulatory and tax policies sent jobs overseas.
3. President Barack Obama will present his jobs plan on Wednesday at a company which is shipping jobs overseas
. WestStar is a high-end, specialty manufacturer that just opened a new facility in San Jose, Costa Rica creating many new jobs there, but not in the United States. Obama to speak at NC company shipping jobs to Costa Rica | The Daily Caller
4. This isnt the first time Obama has chosen to speak at a North Carolina company outsourcing jobs overseas. In mid-June, Obama spoke at Cree LED Light Company to discuss his job creation and economic policies. Cree has been shipping jobs to China. Ibid.
a. Cree was also a recipient of Obama stimulus funds, a portion of which was also used to send jobs overseas. Limbaugh, The Great Destroyer, p.27.
5. The Department of Energy estimated that 82,000 jobs have been created and has acknowledged that as much as 80 percent of some green programs, including $2.3 billion of manufacturing tax credits, went to foreign firms that employed workers primarily in countries includingChina, South Korea and Spain, rather than in the United States. 'Green' jobs no longer golden in stimulus - Washington Times
6. WASHINGTON -- Xerox, whose CEO, Ursula Burns, is advising President Obama on exports, last week told its product engineering employees that it is in outsourcing talks with India-based IT services firm HCL Technologies. Xerox CEO, an Obama appointee, may send jobs to Indian firm - Computerworld
7. (CNSNews.com) U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said today that he told his daughter to buy a Japanese car--a Toyota Sienna--and that she did so. U.S. Transportation Secretary: I Told My Daughter to Buy Japanese Car | CNSNews.com
8. U.S. funds, Arizona effort help Mexico trucks pollute less
Using EPA grant money, the state offered to refit the trucks with the new exhaust systems, replacing factory-installed mufflers with converters similar to what is required for U.S. trucks. The process takes two or three hours to complete at a cost per truck of about $1,600
. The entire cost - parts and labor - is paid by the EPA grant through ADEQ. U.S. funds, Arizona effort help Mexico trucks pollute less
Obama administration is now taking your American tax dollars and using them to fund the BBC World Service Britains state-financed radio network. The PJ Tatler » Your tax dollars now funding the BBC in addition to NPR
I would be shocked if they weren't made in china.
What proof do we have that's the front and back of the same button??
One does have a blue trim and the other does not. Hmmm.....
You might be on to something.
I would ask the same question... But I don't want to be called a racist.
I'd be shocked if you could even find a button manufacturer in the US any more...
And if you did, I'd bet the price is 5X higher...
Thanks. I laughed when I saw this thread; I laughed out loud when I looked at the responses from the usual hacks.
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