Skip to comments.Plant that got $150M in taxpayer money to make Volt batteries furloughs workers
Posted on 10/08/2012 5:40:10 PM PDT by Snuph
President Obama touted it in 2010 as evidence "manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States, but two years later, a Michigan hybrid battery plant built with $150 million in taxpayer funds is putting workers on furlough before a single battery has been produced.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/10/08/lg-plant-that-got-150m-to-make-volt-batteries-in-michigan-puts-workers-on/#ixzz28l2MseL9
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Another Green Energy disaster.
They got $150 million from the feds and $100 million from the state.
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So, this is where he got the "You Didn't Build That" statement from, and projecting it onto every other business.
He is slicker than Slick Willie.
Obama’s just throwing good ammo at the Romney campaign. If I weren’t seeing this with my own eyes, I’d swear it was fiction.
furlough = fired
Awarded indefinite self funded vacations.
cc—I wonder how many of those Volts were purchased by the US Government?
Does the Government mail itself the $ 7500.00 rebate for each vehicle it purchases?
I don’t think I’ve ever seen one and I’m right here in Michigan.
Most the sold Volts were sold to the US government
I wonder how Obama will spin these “furloughs” on the next jobs report. Probably keep them on the rolls as his administration has done so many times in their continous attempt to delude the voters.
I am thinking about leasing one, assuming the option to purchase is at a decent price.
Where else are you going to get a $70K new car for $30K.
I already have time-of-day billing and pay $0.055 per KWH at night, so this would be a very cheap car to run.
Hey, it may be a collectors’ car, like the Edsel!!!
Good luck with it. I hope you only drive 40 miles a day. The collectors spin might actually work some day however.
I saw one about a week or so ago on the interstate doing the double nickel for speed. I don’t think it’ll go any faster. I passed that Chevy Dolt like it was standing still. And laughing, too!
Who knew the color of $hit was green????
maybe someone will put a flux capacitor on one and take us back to 2008 and stop this crap.
We’ve had about enough of Biff Hussein Obama and his alternate reality
Just as Jenny Granmole planned it.. Michigan Taxpayer money is “Blown Away” and she ain’t around to take the blame.
A lotta good this Berkley Bitch did for Michigan.
FUBO and Screw Jenny too.
The Volt is 1000 times better than was the Vega. It doesn’t rust in the showroom while waiting to be sold.
A lot of the Volts “sold” are actually option leases where the uses pays $199 per month, but at the end of 2 years has the option to turn the car back in and walk away ...
If not, then he has bought the car and owes the balance [can be financed] ...
“Another Green Energy disaster.”
I’m sure Romney is taking note to add to his list in the next debate. Hehehehe!
The really cool thing about the debates, is that the candidate can have his dark crevices exposed nationally. I watched the 1st debate again over the weekend, and Obama’s anniversary shout out to Michelle included the statement, that next year they would not be, “celebrating in front of 40 million people.”
Wrong Mr. President, it was 67 million people watching you shrink in your wretchedness and inability.
I eagerly anticipate installments II and III of Obama’s political demise.
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