23 Jan '12, 11pm

Five Million Missing Jobs Haunt Obama's State of the Union Address

In his upcoming State of the Union Address, President Obama will push for more green-jobs subsidies at taxpayer expense in the name of job creation : “With a Solyndra-scandal-be-damned attitude, President Obama is expected to revive his push for new green fuel sources in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, claiming that they will boost jobs.” But these impractical proposals are haunted by the utter failure of Obama’s existing green-energy programs to produce economically-viable jobs or fuel. There are only 140,000 jobs in the whole renewable-energy sector, which illustrates the absurdity of Obama’s unrealistic 2008 promise “to create 5 million new green jobs.” Most of America’s existing green jobs predate the Obama Administration, which did not create them: “from 2003 -2010, the rate of growth for clean jobs was 3.4 percent.” By contrast, Obama wiped out 20,000 jobs rece...

Full article: http://www.globalwarming.org/2012/01/23/five-million-miss...

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