Volt battery maker furloughs workers

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    Yet another in a long line of "green" failures, and another 150 million taxpayer dollars go's up in smoke. I wonder how much got back to ol Obama?


    President Obama touted it in 2010 as evidence "manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States,” but two years later, a Michigan hybrid battery plant built with $150 million in taxpayer funds is putting workers on furlough before a single battery has been produced.

    Plant that got $150M in taxpayer money to make Volt batteries furloughs workers | Fox News
     
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    ScienceRocks Democrat all the way!

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    Who ever that thinks this isn't a waste isn't thinking. WTF.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcYBu3PeZww]President Barack Obama visits Holland, Mi - YouTube[/ame]


     
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    More Thank you Obama Granholm is such an liberal idiot...Thank G-d she's gone

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIoQcgtsHCI]A123 Video Shows President Obama, Top Politicians Praising Failed Green Company - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Great grits.. That list is getting long.. Anybody got a score card? I think a squirrel could pick investments better than this dude.
     
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    Obama gets a return on the investment.

    Fuck the stockholders.
     

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