Four Years And $50 Billion Later, Obama Pushes More 'Green Jobs'
From The Daily Bail January 22, 2013 - 8:59pm
Four Years And Many Failures Later, Obama Pushes More 'Green Jobs'
When Obama pledged $150 billion over ten years, he said it would create 5 million green jobs — in fact, about 30,000 jobs have been created by the Department of Energy’s 4,000 or so green energy projects.
From the stimulus package, we got two big ticket items: One is the subsidy program which helped several now-bankrupt firms (Solyndra being just one of them) remain solvent for a bit longer than they would have otherwise, and which is still propping up others that will go bankrupt soon. We also got a $400 million green-jobs training program which, in the rare cases where it puts participants into new “green jobs,” puts them into jobs with an average annual salary of less than $26,000 per year.
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