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Workers at Stimulus-Funded LG Chem Battery Plant Has Shipped no Batteries, Employees Play Cards

When planning is centralized, the stupidity is concentrated in one place; namely the center.  The Porkulus funded many “green energy” projects.  Many of them, like the infamous Solyndra, have gone out of business.  Others, like LG Chem, haven’t closed shop, but they haven’t delivered any “product” either.  Breitbart has more… An investigative report by WOOD TV in Holland, Michigan revealed on Thursday that workers at the LG Chem plant haven’t shipped a single battery yet because there’s no demand. People just aren’t buying Chevy Volts. Because they have no work to do at the plant, many of them are playing cards on the job: Workers at […]

Obama Crafts “For All” Meme, With Some Notable Exceptions

In an apparent response to Romney’s 47% speech, team Obama has created a rather creepy meme-“For All.”  He seems to be suggesting that his campaign is “for all” Americans.  The Hill has more… In contrast, the Obama campaign said Obama is “for all” Americans.   “’For All’ illustrates the shared values of the president and young Americans across the country: that if we work together, we can continue to move this country forward,” reads a release from the Obama campaign. “Working together, we can continue to restore the strongest middle class the world has ever known — the promise that […]

Chevy Volt Production Suspended: And how Much did that Cost us?

The Chevy Volt went from a very promising concept, to a very real failure.  If you recall, the Volt was initially a show car, and being planned for production prior to the governments takeover of GM.  The original idea was evolutionary; the car would be electric, with a small gas engine on board to charge the batteries.  It actually generated some excitement.  But, just before they were supposed to start rolling off the assembly line, we were told that the production Volt was nothing more than a hybrid car-and a rather expensive hybrid car at that.  Competing in a market […]

New Chevy Volt Commercial

With Volt sales lagging far below expectations, or should we say “unexpectedly,” GM and their union masters are going to great lengths to get buyers.  Here is the latest effort. Of course, it’s a parody.  But, how close to reality is it?  Pretty close, if you ask me! H/T:  Nebraska Energy Observer