Skip to comments.Obama touts Company That Downsized American Jobs And Outsourced Factory To Hungary
Posted on 05/10/2012 2:28:04 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote
This is embarrassing.
One of Obama's new campaign ads features the story of Brian Slagle, an auto-worker in Ohio, who was worried that during the recession he would lose his job.
The Toledo Blade and ABC news report that Slagle was an employee of Johnson Controls. The ad shows him getting up early to head into a job that provides for his young family. And he's really grateful to Obama for it.
But should taxpayers feel the same way?
Johnson Controls received $299 million in taxpayer-funded stimulus dollars to make electric batteries and open up two factories in the U.S.
But instead of opening two American factories, as they expected, Johnson Controls only opened one, according to a report last year from the Washington Post, and that plant only operates at half-capacity.
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
As an aside...all of our so-called “Smart Weapons” usually rely on battery power for some portion of their mission. We are outsourcing the operational capacity of our defensive and offensive weaponry. Now...don’t you feel better? Another Obama brilliancy.