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Obama again misspeaks about Celgard 300 new employees
The Charlotte Observer ^
| April 1, 2010
| Christina Rexrode
Posted on 04/03/2010 1:56:25 PM PDT by francesco525
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When President Barack Obama visits Charlotte, N.C., Friday to tour Celgard, a battery-parts maker that has received $49 million in stimulus money, he's sure to tout how the government money will put people to work.
The government says that stimulus spending created up to 2.1 million jobs as of Dec. 31, including 62,000 in North Carolina. Celgard got its stimulus grant to help with expanding its Charlotte plant and building a new one in Concord, N.C., and has said the expansions will create about 300 local jobs. Celgard's claims about job creation will play out over the next few years as it spends the money. But in the overall stimulus program, its first year has shown a variety of problems in how job creation is measured.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: bho44; celgard; deceit; jobs; layoffs; misleading; misspeaking; obama
Again it seems that "O" spoke in the hopeful "future". He talked about 300 jobs created at Celgard and 1000 ancillary jobs by suppliers by the Stimulus grant of $41 Million to Celgard. Problem: Grant was approved and given on Feb 1 by DOE, and none has been spent yet. Indeed the projection is that 289 jobs will be created over the next 5 years. The $41 Million is part of $91 million that the State is giving to Celgard to build a new facility in Concord, NC. The relevant paragraphs are about 2/3 of the way down in the article. Rush seems to be the only National Outlet that caught this. Fox just repeated ad nauseum the White House version as iterated by the big "O".
he wouldn’t know the truth if Michelle planted it in the fweakin garden and it grew up his nose
posted on 04/03/2010 1:58:17 PM PDT
(USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
well i don’t think the truth will grow anywhere near the white house anymore.
He's a professional liar!
posted on 04/03/2010 2:06:57 PM PDT
(I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
Don't forget, Michelle would have to dance in front of his nose and chant, "Grow" "Grow"
posted on 04/03/2010 2:13:30 PM PDT
Their website says they have an opening for a mil room clerk.
posted on 04/03/2010 2:22:51 PM PDT
by Repeal The 17th
(Greetings, and how are you today, comrade?)
The government says that stimulus spending created up to 2.1 million jobs as of Dec. 31, including 62,000 in North Carolina.
I doubt very many of those 62,000 jobs were in Charlotte. Last I heard, their unemployment rate was 12.8%. Thanks, Barry.
posted on 04/03/2010 2:33:10 PM PDT
it would not be surprising that in the five years spending of the stimulus, the plant will fail and no one will know what happened to the money.
such things have happened - boondoggals
posted on 04/03/2010 3:02:57 PM PDT
(AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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