With little in accomplishments to point to, President Obama has decided to portray Mitt Romney as someone who has gutted companies and sent jobs overseas. Look in the mirror, Mr. President.
On Sunday, at 8:40 am local time, NASA astronaut, Sunita Williams, a native American, blasted off into space for a Tuesday hook-up with the International Space Station. Local time, that is, if you live in Kazakhstan, Russia.
We don’t send our astronauts into space anymore, Russia does…if we pay Russia $56 million per astronaut. That figure will rise to $63 million in 2014.
Meanwhile, some 7400 NASA employees lost their jobs when President Obama virtually killed our space program. Slightly more than half of those employees have found jobs. I guess the rest of those jobs are now being done by Russians.
Remember the administration’s Gulf of Mexico moratorium on deep water oil drilling?
As of September, 2011, 11 rigs had left the Gulf. Each rig employs about 100 workers, plus, of course, the land based employees who service the rigs and process the oil.
Where did the rigs go?
To Brazil, Egypt and Africa.
Outsourcing, Mr. President?
And then, of course, we have the harshest corporate tax laws in the world, which our President steadfastly refuses to change…after all, corporations are “rich”. How many jobs are lost to other countries as a result of that?
Ironic, isn’t it, that our President always accuses someone else of doing exactly what he is doing. It’s bad if someone else does it, but perfectly acceptable if he does it.