Skip to comments.Obama's Guest List Offers Clues To His Themes [jobs speech]
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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This is just more of the same.
GE; We bring good things to China.
Maybe Boenher can have the Solynda people show up too.
FUBO GTFO ! 499 Days until Noon Jan 20, 2013 - Hell Yes, change is coming!
Toadies and thugs.
I wonder if any of these will be on his guest list:
We should cut and pastr yhisd and send out to all our email contctsd ASAP, asking them to do the same..
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.
Geez, an all star lineup of America’s most historically inept CEOs and union thugs.
No substance. Nothing at all.
Who needs substance?
“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.
talk about flexible! changes genders in a paragraph.
Ha! Go Marsha Blackburn! Anyone bring W. James McNerney, Jr of Boeing?
GE Jeffrey Immelt has been laying people by the THOUSANDS!No wonder he’s going to be there.How about the Solyndra CEO too?!
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.
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.
The usual Marxist puke list. All crooks and liars.
Where’s the farmer that grows his favorite ARUGULA????
Sushi? Most of us cannot afford even tuna in the can.
How wonderful. Solar powered sushi bars will save the nation.
Oy. We’re screwed.