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Public Shut Out of Presidential Appearance in Holland on Thursday
WHTC radio ^ | Aug 9, 2011

Posted on 08/10/2011 8:53:24 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Public Shut Out of Presidential Appearance in Holland on Thursday

Tuesday, August 09, 2011 5 a.m. EDT

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC News) - The White House says that there will be no general public appearances for President Obama when he arrives in Holland on Thursday afternoon to tour the JCI-Saft lithium-ion battery-making plant on 48th Street. He is expected to promote new technologies towards his auto fuel standards goals. JCI had received a 299 million-dollar federal grant to refurbish the former Meadowbrook facility. It’s the second trip to Holland in 13 months for Mr. Obama; he spoke at the groundbreaking of the LG-Chem battery-making plant last July.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: batteries; holland; obama

NO QUESTIONS


1 posted on 08/10/2011 8:53:29 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Michiganders are typically outspoken. In the current environment obviously Barry wishes to avoid that.


2 posted on 08/10/2011 8:56:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: KeyLargo

Is there nothing more pressing to attend to in this country

than visiting a battery company?

Who is advising Barry?


3 posted on 08/10/2011 9:00:14 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“Michiganders are typically outspoken.”

Northern Michiganders seem to be good people. It’s just that area around Detroit that fouls things up... that and Ann Arbor! ;)


4 posted on 08/10/2011 9:00:14 AM PDT by brownsfan (I miss the America I grew up in.)
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To: KeyLargo

Oh, Holland, Michigan.

If it were Holland , I was gonna say he’s not allowing the public to attend because wooden shoes being thrown at him would hurt.

OBAMAGEDDON SUCKS!


5 posted on 08/10/2011 9:00:31 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 -The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Resisting Tyranny Since 1-20-2009)
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To: KeyLargo
Oh please....You know they're making a video for the election ahead....And they'll decide whether to use it depending on what happens with the company.

Some of the companies he "helped" have filed for bankruptcy.

6 posted on 08/10/2011 9:02:13 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: KeyLargo

Our stupid President on another one of his fool’s errands.

How is it he is NEVER where he needs to be, doing and saying what he needs to?


7 posted on 08/10/2011 9:03:59 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: KeyLargo

At first I figured he didn’t want anyone seeing him “burn a dobbie”...then I realized this is Holland, Michigan.


8 posted on 08/10/2011 9:04:59 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Sacajaweau

Yeah, “the Obama effect.” Sort of like being on the cover of SI. The employees there must be thinking “oh carp, there goes my job.”


9 posted on 08/10/2011 9:05:51 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Murray / Baucus / Kerry? I've had better picks come out of my nose.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

He has HIS OWN Propaganda Department now, Remember?

Why let some reporter embarrass you when you can just produce YOUR OWN agitprop, which the gays in the MSM will gladly regurgitate unedited...


10 posted on 08/10/2011 9:06:32 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: KeyLargo

Uh-Oh....that battery company is probably going to shut down within 6 months.....


11 posted on 08/10/2011 9:07:18 AM PDT by goodnesswins
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To: KeyLargo

The company opened their first manufacturing plant in FRANCE in 2008. This “REWARD” was to get them to open one in the USA. I’m sure they’ll go bankrupt before they make money...which they predict will be in 2020.


12 posted on 08/10/2011 9:19:44 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau
Some of the companies he "helped" have filed for bankruptcy.

Should make a great video for his opponent, if he or she will use it.

13 posted on 08/10/2011 9:21:52 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: KeyLargo

Probably no press either. Holland is a pretty conservative town. I am sure he will not be getting any standing ovations. If you do not have a Van in front of your name and blonde hair you are, well, and outsider.


14 posted on 08/10/2011 9:27:14 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: 70th Division

Want to know a good one? This plant was formed/started by the Prince family of Holland, MI. Prince sound familiar? Think Blackwater and Amway.


15 posted on 08/10/2011 9:35:34 AM PDT by Oystir
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To: 70th Division

This company is totally dependent on “the future of” Green Cars....and they’re not flying off the lots.


16 posted on 08/10/2011 9:36:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oystir

Isn’t that DeVos’s brother in law?


17 posted on 08/10/2011 9:46:44 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: KeyLargo
JCI had received a 299 million-dollar federal grant to refurbish the former Meadowbrook facility.

Numbers like that should arouse suspicion.

It was not a $300 million grant, it was not a $287 million grant, nope, it was a $299 million grant.

Almost as if there were some $300 million threshhold at which greater scrutiny comes into play.

There may be nothing to it, but it's worth asking the question...

18 posted on 08/10/2011 10:36:03 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: brownsfan
Northern Michiganders seem to be good people. It’s just that area around Detroit that fouls things up... that and Ann Arbor! ;)

I am married to the child of Yoopers who grew up in Metro Detroit. Have been pretty much all over the state except for Traverse City. None of them are shy about expressing their opinions.
19 posted on 08/10/2011 11:14:00 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 70th Division

Yes, Prince & DeVos families; both families are billionaires. Think this tidbit makes the news?


20 posted on 08/10/2011 1:30:10 PM PDT by Oystir
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To: Oystir

Hell no! Thats because it is news. They don’t report news anymore


21 posted on 08/10/2011 1:36:21 PM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: 70th Division
If you're not Dutch, you're not much.

I don't think Osama Obama will be welcome there, but they're polite out there. It's not Cohoctah......

22 posted on 08/10/2011 6:07:25 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (I am not lead by any politician. I am my own leader.)
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To: Portcall24

“At first I figured he didn’t want anyone seeing him “burn a doobie”...then I realized this is Holland, Michigan.”

The local media in Holland should focus on the battery company’s employees to see what they’re doing on their lunch break in nearby parks and parking lots.


23 posted on 08/11/2011 3:14:06 AM PDT by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: equaviator

Sounds like I wasn’t as far off as I initially thought.


24 posted on 08/11/2011 4:40:37 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: KeyLargo

I’d like to see them give Obama some real battery.


25 posted on 08/11/2011 4:53:00 AM PDT by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: Darren McCarty

Oh, you KNOW Holland! LOL That was good.


26 posted on 08/11/2011 6:46:42 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: KeyLargo

FNC right now...3:03 PM EST...Holland, MI. Who or what is making that dummy talk?


27 posted on 08/11/2011 12:20:15 PM PDT by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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