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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

What Did They Know?

When did they know it?

Why were Americans left defenseless in a hostile land?

We want answers.

"An Incriminating Timeline: Obama Administration and Libya":

Gross malfeasance.

Yet Hillary goes untouched.

Our Life Savings Being Squandered

If that weren't bad enough, our life savings were squandered in an effort to chase a dream that was never to be reality:
Plant that got $150M in taxpayer money to make Volt batteries furloughs workers
By Perry Chiaramonte, FoxNews.com

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.

Workers at the Compact Power manufacturing facilities in Holland, Mich., run by LG Chem, have been placed on rotating furloughs, working only three weeks per month based on lack of demand for lithium-ion cells.

The facility, which was opened in July 2010 with a groundbreaking attended by Obama, has yet to produce a single battery for the Chevrolet Volt, the troubled electric car from General Motors. The plant's batteries also were intended to be used in Ford's electric Focus.

Production of the taxpayer-subsidized Volt has been plagued by work stoppages, and the effect has trickled down to companies and plants that build parts for it -- including the batteries.

“Considering the lack of demand for electric vehicles, despite billions of dollars from the Obama administration that were supposed to stimulate it, it’s not surprising what has happened with LG Chem. Just because a ton of money is poured into a product does not mean that people will buy it,” Paul Chesser, an associate fellow with the National Legal and Policy Center, told FoxNews.com.

The 650,000-square-foot, $300 million facility was slated to produce 15,000 batteries per year, while creating hundreds of new jobs. But to date, only 200 workers are employed at the plant by by the South Korean company. Batteries for the Chevy Volts that have been produced have been made by an LG plant in South Korea. [link]
For the love of God. Please make it stop.

Quote of the Day

From James Taranto:

"'The classic blowhard,' Victor Davis Hanson observes, 'is the loud blusterer, who always retells his own arguments and run-ins from the perspective of his own genius, thereby offering the embarrassing proof that he regrets just how poorly he was outfoxed and outargued without a script.' You might almost think Hanson was talking about the president, if Obama weren't so substantive, so cerebral, so educative."

Obama has been scoring a lot of debate points lately.  Now that he has his teleprompter back and no one next to him on stage with whom to debate.

So Romney Lost The Debate?

They're grabbing at anything that will help them claw their way out now:

"Everything else Romney said was completely overshadowed by the fact that Big Bird felt attacked or people felt Big Bird was attacked, and he's like an icon to millions of moms and kids."


To the sane world, Romney won the debate with Obama going away.

And Big Bird will be just fine, even after that tiny fraction of PBS's annual budget - federal assistance - is yanked.

But they try to put lips on that pig.