Skip to comments.Obama seeks to highlight economic successes
Posted on 01/21/2011 10:19:04 AM PST by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants to cast some light on economic success stories in the shadows of a slow recovery. And he is looking to find some more.
On Friday, the president travels to Schenectady, N.Y., birthplace of the General Electric Co., to showcase a new GE deal with India and announce a restructured presidential advisory board to focus on increasing employment and competitiveness.
Obama is naming GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt as the head of a Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The panel replaces Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, which had been chaired by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker. Obama announced late Thursday that Volcker, as expected, was ending his tenure on the panel.
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets New York Lt. Governor Robert Duffy (L) as Senator Charles Schumer (2nd R) greets Governor Andrew Cuomo upon their arrival in Albany January 21, 2011. At right is U.S. Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand. Obama was traveling to nearby Schenectady to visit the birthplace of General Electric. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Odd as many economists are hard pressed to find any success stories when it comes to Obama and his “handling” of the economy.
Certainly, unemployment lines are full of them.
Mass brainwashing and rewriting of history. 12 to 16% unemployment and a country heading for financial implosion. The newsmedia just plays along.
Should be a pretty short speech...
Obama died his hair?
To be sure, her skills at extemporaneous speaking leave much to be desired.
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Obama seeks to highlight nation’s econ potential
about now, Thomas Edison is spinning in his grave. Tesla is glowing.. Marconi buzzing..
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after touring General Electric's birthplace in Schenectady, New York, January 21, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Barack Obama listens to General Electric's CEO Jeffrey Immelt introducing him to speak at GE headquarters in Schenetady, New York, January 21, 2011. Obama named Immelt to head a new economic advisory panel focused on promoting growth by investing in business. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
wow. Paul Volcker is unemployed .. again.
Just another day at the BiZarro Gazette assignment desk.
None so blind as those who will not see
The sham and fakir that Obammy be
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Obama goal: ‘Putting the economy into overdrive’
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