Obama: bus driver, bicycle-shop clerk are green jobs

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Date: June 6th, 2012

Category: Nutty News

“Does someone who sweeps the floor at a company that makes solar panels — is  that a green job?” GOP Rep. Darrell Issa asked.

“Yes,” replied Bureau of Labor Statistics Acting Commissioner John Galvin, who also acknowledged that a bike-repair shop clerk, a  hybrid-bus driver, any school bus driver and “the guy who puts gas in a school  bus” are all defined as green jobs.

He also acknowledged that an oil lobbyist, if his work is related to  environmental issues, would also have a green job.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the committee’s ranking Democrat, said the number of  green jobs created under the administration is even higher than the 3 million reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

“Unfortunately, this committee seems more intent on challenging the  methodologies used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics rather than helping put  people back to work,” said Cummings, D-Md.  Full Article

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3 Responses to “Obama: bus driver, bicycle-shop clerk are green jobs”

  1. FedUpWithIt Says:

    Hey, Obama learned that trick from Clinton. make up new rules & tell the USA how great he is.
    Does no one remember the accounting “adjustment” that Clinton did to hide government buildings being sold while building new ones. Democracks are thieves, no ifs, ands, or butts !

  2. Anonymous Says:

    The inmates are running the asylum

  3. Lunar™ Says:

    They are all thieves, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

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