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Is Obama laundering federal money to GE through Michigan?
Canada Free Press ^ | 7/1/09 | Steve Milloy

Posted on 07/01/2009 11:35:30 AM PDT by Nachum

General Electric is getting yet more taxpayer money, possibly laundered federal money, to subsidize its business.

A GE press release announced that the state of Michigan will provide GE with $60 million to build a $100 million “technology & software center” — what used to be known as an “office building.”

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 4thestate5thcolumn; abc; bailouts; ceo; corporateamerica; federal; generalelectric; laundering; michigan; money; obama; puppetmedia
Going to keep an eye on this one.
1 posted on 07/01/2009 11:35:30 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Off the subject.. but are there no EMTPY commercial buildings in Michigan that GE could purchase? Why would they have to build one?


2 posted on 07/01/2009 11:37:49 AM PDT by earlJam
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To: Nachum
OK GE is a well known Enemy of America they had better pray this thing does NOT go bad.
3 posted on 07/01/2009 11:38:32 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: earlJam

GM HQ comes to mind. Ditto any GM brand.

How about the Renaissance Ctr in toto?


4 posted on 07/01/2009 11:39:17 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Fili et Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: Nachum
Is Obama laundering federal money to GE through Michigan?

Programs! Programs! You can't keep track of the scandals without a PROGRAM!

Only 10 dollahs!

Get yer Programs!

5 posted on 07/01/2009 11:39:20 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: earlJam

Doesn’t seem very green!


6 posted on 07/01/2009 11:40:57 AM PDT by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: earlJam

I live in Michigan and I can tell you that almost all of the Commerical Buildings in Michigan are vacant or are being prepared to be. What this Democrat did to this state is unmentionable.


7 posted on 07/01/2009 11:41:04 AM PDT by kempster
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To: earlJam
Why would they have to build one?

IBEW kickbacks, etc....

8 posted on 07/01/2009 11:41:43 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: earlJam

It probably has to be “shovel ready”. The only thing they are shoveling so far is you-know-what down our collective throats. And instead of standing up for us, our Congressional leaders say “Thank you sir, may I have another?”


9 posted on 07/01/2009 11:41:43 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: earlJam
Off the subject.. but are there no EMTPY commercial buildings in Michigan that GE could purchase? Why would they have to build one?

But then Granholm would lose out on the politician photo op, you know, the one with the hard hat, ribbon-cutting and foot on the shovel in the ground.

10 posted on 07/01/2009 11:45:06 AM PDT by Azzurri
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To: kempster

Isn’t there a brand-new shiny unused Michigan State Police headquarters building in Lansing?


11 posted on 07/01/2009 11:45:14 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Nachum

And what media outlets does GE own? Hmmm....these aren’t media outlets that pray to the Lord and Saviour Obama every day on their networks, are they?


12 posted on 07/01/2009 11:48:32 AM PDT by hawkeye101 (The problem with socialism and liberalism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Nachum
Is Obama laundering federal money to GE through Michigan?

Yes.

Next question?

13 posted on 07/01/2009 11:53:04 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Nachum

Jeff Immelt, the CEO of GE is on Obama’s economic advisory board. It raised eyebrows when Immelt didnt step down from CEO. As a huge media conglomerate, it was felt it could sway opinion. It’s even more disturbing the direct gift to GE.


14 posted on 07/01/2009 11:53:31 AM PDT by crymeariver (Good news...in a way)
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To: Nachum

I remember watching a Glenn Beck episode, early on in this debacle, and he was doing a chart trying to explain where the money to AIG went. I stopped listening to what he was saying and just looked at the chart for a moment and it occurred to me that what was happening was money laundering. And the money was going through AIG to various other entities, foreign and domestic.


15 posted on 07/01/2009 11:59:22 AM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: kempster
What this Democrat did to this state is unmentionable.

But, but, she's so good looking. Didn't they tell us (ad nauseum) how good looking she was? Same with Nancy Pelosi. Forget whether they are qualified, or competent, they are "pretty".

16 posted on 07/01/2009 12:01:34 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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17 posted on 07/01/2009 12:16:39 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: crymeariver

GE is also big into the mercury filled curly light bulbs. GE is advertising their technology to electronically database all of our medical records.
I smell a stampeding herd of rats.


18 posted on 07/01/2009 12:17:44 PM PDT by Texas resident ( Cut n Shoot Texas: Mayberry for rednecks)
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To: earlJam
GRAFT. At this point, all commercial construction in Michigan is graft. Some of it is getting kicked back to unions, some of it is getting kicked back to deep-pocketed businessmen who own many of our state politicians.

Best example of graft in Michigan, currently: The new State Police headquarters. Interesting story, if you like throwing up.

19 posted on 07/01/2009 12:21:44 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: grellis

I read about this a couple of days ago and the first thing I thought of is payback to Granholm, GE and NBC.

Are they trying to tell us that there aren’t enough buildings available in Michigan to suit their needs? They have to use yours and mine money to build a fancy new one? It’s an engineering facility with white collar workers, how the hell many “tech centers” are sitting vacant in Michigan right now? Hundreds?


20 posted on 07/01/2009 12:27:34 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar
Easily hundreds, if you compare the cost of building from scratch versus modifying an existing property...and therein lies (lays? whatev!) an untold cost: While these brand-spanking new buildings are going up, vacant commercial props are dragging values down, down, down. Those vacant commercial buildings spread like mushrooms in spring rain. A strip mall with ten storefronts, three vacant, soon becomes an empty strip mall. The owner of the property has to raise the rent on the seven remaining to cover the loss of the three, and pretty soon those seven move elsewhere or close for good. Ditto office buildings. Entire floors can empty out in a matter of months. Those vacancies equal tremendous property tax losses. Never ending spiral. But hey, we have shiny new buildings! I'm blown away, aren't you?
21 posted on 07/01/2009 1:35:32 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Nachum

We don’t call her Jennie Grandtheft here without a reason.


22 posted on 07/01/2009 3:49:02 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: Texas resident

‘mercury filled’ You will expose yourself to more mercury in your July 4th picnic than possibly breaking dozens of CFL’s daily over the next thousand years or so.


23 posted on 07/01/2009 3:56:35 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: grellis
Hmmmmm. Makes you wonder about who will be making the parts for those hot air blowers on a stick Grandtheft wants thousands of.
24 posted on 07/01/2009 4:06:32 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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