Obama Job Math

Five million green energy jobs” means throwing billions of dollars down the drain for failed green companies run by his campaign supporters.

    Evergreen Solar ($25 million)*
SpectraWatt ($500,000)*
Solyndra ($535 million)*
Beacon Power ($43 million)*
Nevada Geothermal ($98.5 million)
SunPower ($1.2 billion)
First Solar ($1.46 billion)
Babcock and Brown ($178 million)
EnerDel’s subsidiary Ener1 ($118.5 million)*
Amonix ($5.9 million)
Fisker Automotive ($529 million)
Abound Solar ($400 million)*
A123 Systems ($279 million)*
Willard and Kelsey Solar Group ($700,981)*
Johnson Controls ($299 million)
Schneider Electric ($86 million)
Brightsource ($1.6 billion)
ECOtality ($126.2 million)
Raser Technologies ($33 million)*
Energy Conversion Devices ($13.3 million)*
Mountain Plaza, Inc. ($2 million)*
Olsen’s Crop Service and Olsen’s Mills Acquisition Company ($10 million)*
Range Fuels ($80 million)*
Thompson River Power ($6.5 million)*
Stirling Energy Systems ($7 million)*
Azure Dynamics ($5.4 million)*
GreenVolts ($500,000)
Vestas ($50 million)
LG Chem’s subsidiary Compact Power ($151 million)
Nordic Windpower ($16 million)*
Navistar ($39 million)
Satcon ($3 million)*
Konarka Technologies Inc. ($20 million)*
Mascoma Corp. ($100 million)

List: 36 Of Obama’s Taxpayer-Funded Green Energy Failures – Fox Nation

But Obama only sees 2,000 jobs from a thriving economy with abundant low cost energy.

My hope would be that any reporter who is looking at the facts would take the time to confirm that the most realistic estimates are this might create maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline — which might take a year or two — and then after that we’re talking about somewhere between 50 and 100 [chuckles] jobs in a economy of 150 million working people.”

The Washington Post did check the facts, and awarded Obama two Pinocchio’s

President Obama’s low-ball estimate for Keystone XL jobs – The Washington Post

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10 Responses to Obama Job Math

  1. Fred from Canuckistan says:

    They didn’t build that.

  2. MikeTheDenier says:

    Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough

    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/jul/30/take-your-jobs-plan-and-shove-it-mr-president-your/?opinionfreepress

  3. Climatism says:

    Reblogged this on CACA.

  4. Mike D says:

    His problem isn’t that he has no clue, but that he thinks he’s the smartest person around.

  5. Anto says:

    I’d like to know what these companies’ history of political donations is. Exactly how much of this public money is being recycled into the political parties’ coffers?

  6. gator69 says:

    I award him two middle fingers.

  7. Jimmy Haigh. says:

    I counted that up to be $3.265 billion.

  8. John B., M.D. says:

    Obama purposely ignores the jobs created by processing all that oil, extra tax revenue generated, multiplier effects, etc. He makes Nixon and Clinton look honest.

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