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Let's Talk About Outsourcing

PeeblesAtAWEA Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 11:58 AM
Actually, when talking about wind and outsourcing, there seems to be a misunderstanding of where the stimulus money really went. Though some of the wind turbine manufacturers may be foreign-owned, the jobs and growth inspired by investment in those companies spurred the creation of 52,000 to 75,000 American jobs from 2009-2011. Two thirds of wind industry products are made at home, in the United States. For more on the outsourcing claims, check out the full post over at the AWEA Blog, Into the Wind. http://www.awea.org/blog/index.cfm?customel_dataPageID_1699=17117
jpilon Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 7:13 PM
I see all the turbine blades going down the road. They are fiberglass. The big dollar generators, the big dollar parts are being outsourced.
Among President Obama's disingenuous promises made over his four years, he said he would focus on creating "jobs that pay well and can't be outsourced." Yet he spent billions of U.S. taxpayer's money overseas to create outsourced jobs.

Typical of Obama's passion for outsourcing was the appointment of his jobs czar, Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of General Electric. Even as he was basking in the prestige of his new title, Immelt was closing his last U.S. plant making light bulbs in Virginia and opening a plant in China to manufacture more expensive light bulbs, which Americans will be forced to buy.

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