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Obama's Guest List Offers Clues To His Themes [jobs speech]
NPR.org ^ | 8 Sept 2011 | Mark Memmot

Posted on 09/08/2011 12:01:03 PM PDT by smokingfrog

The White House just put out the list for President Obama's jobs-focused address this evening. Those who will be in the gallery with first lady Michelle Obama include:

— Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric. He's chairman of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. So look for Obama to again stress the importance of technology, research and development.

— Steve Case, who co-founded America Online and is, the White House says, "one of America's most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists." He fills the "American can-do/entrepreneurial spirit" slot.

— Darline Miller, CEO of Permac Industries, a Minnesota company that makes "precision parts for customers worldwide." The president talks a lot about the importance of exports.

— Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO. Labor's a big part of Obama's base, and the president talks a lot about the need to create more jobs in industries that produce things, not just services.

— Albert Green, CEO of Kent Displays. The Ohio company has developed "No Power LCDs" for eReaders, eWriters, electronic skins and eCard displays. The president often points to the job-creating potential of America's innovative small businesses.

— Jan Heister, president of Premier Tooling and Mfg. in Peosta, Iowa. She can give the president another small business success story to talk about. Also, she's a nurse by training who switched careers. He often talks about the need to be flexible.

— Philip Maung, founder of Hissho Sushi in Charlotte, N.C. In 13 years, the White House says, Maung's company has grown into "a dynamic foodservice and distribution company managing and operating more than 400 sushi bars across the U.S." Another success story to tout.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aflcio; aol; bhoeconomy; corruption; cronycapitalism; democrats; fraud; ge; hisshosushi; immelt; janheister; jobsspeech; jointsession; kentdisplays; obama; obamadonors; philipmaung; premiertooling; presidentdowngrade; stevecase; trumka; unions; unionthugs

1 posted on 09/08/2011 12:01:06 PM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Yawn


2 posted on 09/08/2011 12:06:42 PM PDT by JIM O
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To: smokingfrog
Here's the problem. Obama's money give away has been going on for almost 3 years.

This is just more of the same.

3 posted on 09/08/2011 12:07:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: JIM O

GE; We bring good things to China.


4 posted on 09/08/2011 12:08:00 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I want a Triple A president for our Triple A country)
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To: JIM O

Maybe Boenher can have the Solynda people show up too.


5 posted on 09/08/2011 12:08:16 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: smokingfrog
No doubt all large contributors to keeping the 0bama regime in power. I'd like to know how many jobs these clowns are responsible for out-sourcing overseas?

FUBO GTFO ! 499 Days until Noon Jan 20, 2013 - Hell Yes, change is coming!

6 posted on 09/08/2011 12:08:41 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: smokingfrog

Toadies and thugs.


7 posted on 09/08/2011 12:11:35 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: smokingfrog

I wonder if any of these will be on his guest list:

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=tCAffMSWSzY#t=28


We should cut and pastr yhisd and send out to all our email contctsd ASAP, asking them to do the same..


8 posted on 09/08/2011 12:11:51 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE RINOs!)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Guaranteed this will be a dog and pony show, not anything like a momentous speech. This guy is a community organizer, a bum, thug, and chicago commie which says it all.


9 posted on 09/08/2011 12:12:12 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: smokingfrog

Geez, an all star lineup of America’s most historically inept CEOs and union thugs.


10 posted on 09/08/2011 12:14:03 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: Mouton
He's doing State of the Union in Sept. Nice guests up in the balcony next to Michelle. Big plans for what he will do in the coming year. Feel good pablum for the masses.

No substance. Nothing at all.

Who needs substance?

11 posted on 09/08/2011 12:16:42 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: smokingfrog

“technology, research and development.”

Small percentage of jobs by high paid people. The “mass’s” of the less educated need to have the jobs to build what this people development.

Our government has taxed and regulated all those out of the country.


12 posted on 09/08/2011 12:20:19 PM PDT by edcoil (The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -- Joe Paterno)
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To: smokingfrog
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, (R) Tennessee is also bringing a guest to Obama's "jobs" speech; Henry Juszkiewicz, CEO of the Gibson guitar company.
13 posted on 09/08/2011 12:21:20 PM PDT by Drew68 (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: smokingfrog
— Jan Heister, president of Premier Tooling and Mfg. in Peosta, Iowa. She can give the president another small business success story to talk about. Also, she's a nurse by training who switched careers. He often talks about the need to be flexible.

talk about flexible! changes genders in a paragraph.

14 posted on 09/08/2011 12:22:50 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (My mind is like a steel trap: rusty and illegal in 37 states.)
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To: Drew68

Ha! Go Marsha Blackburn! Anyone bring W. James McNerney, Jr of Boeing?


15 posted on 09/08/2011 12:24:32 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Will racist demagogue Andre Carson be censured by the House?)
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To: smokingfrog

GE Jeffrey Immelt has been laying people by the THOUSANDS!No wonder he’s going to be there.How about the Solyndra CEO too?!


16 posted on 09/08/2011 12:44:53 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: smokingfrog

I’m very proud to welcome our guests
from the nation’s energy suppliers.

First, head of the Society
of Petroleum lndustry Leaders -

better known as SPIL, Mr Terence Baggett.

Now, chairman of the Society
for More Coal Energy, or SMoCE - Mr Donald Fenwick.
- Thank you very much.

And president of the Key Atomic
Benefits Office Of Mankind - KABOOM,

Mr Arthur Dunwell.


17 posted on 09/08/2011 12:45:35 PM PDT by albie
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To: smokingfrog

Normally I change the channel, or put on a video, when O starts making a speech. I’m going to (try) to watch this one tonight just to see how much of a waste of time it really is. The most fun part is going to be seeing if he starts on time, and finishes before the big game starts.


18 posted on 09/08/2011 12:49:21 PM PDT by twhitak
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To: smokingfrog

The usual Marxist puke list. All crooks and liars.


19 posted on 09/08/2011 12:51:26 PM PDT by dforest
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To: smokingfrog
...preparing for tonight's speech...


20 posted on 09/08/2011 1:10:57 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: smokingfrog

Where’s the farmer that grows his favorite ARUGULA????

Sushi? Most of us cannot afford even tuna in the can.


21 posted on 09/08/2011 1:16:02 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: smokingfrog

How wonderful. Solar powered sushi bars will save the nation.
Oy. We’re screwed.


22 posted on 09/08/2011 1:42:53 PM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Sanitized for your protection)
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