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August 24, 2011
As We Await Obama’s New Jobs Plan, It’s Worth Looking
Back At The Over 15 Million Jobs That The President Predicted His Policies Would Create
IF OBAMA’S POLICIES LIVED UP TO HIS PROMISES
, WE WOULD HAVE CREATEDOVER 15 MILLION JOBS
Saved Or Created By Stimulus:In February 2009, Obama Predicted That TheStimulus Would Save Or Create 3.5 Million Jobs.
“And tonight, I am grateful that this Congress
delivered, and pleased to say that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is now law. Over the next two years, this plan will save or create 3.5 million jobs. More than 90% of these jobs will be in the privatesector
jobs rebuilding our roads and bridges; constructing wind turbines and solar panels; laying
broadband and expanding mass transit.”
In “18 Months” Stimulus Will “Create 3.5 Million Jobs …
Us Out Of This Recession.”
“This is a monumental project, but I th
ink it's doable. But I just think wegot to stay on top (inaudible) and we got to stay on top of that on a weekly basis. Because this is about getting this out and spent in 18 months to create 3.5 million jobs and do -- to set -- tee this up so therest of the good work that's being done here literally drop-kicks us out of this recession and we begin
to grow again and begin to employ people again.”
Stimulus By January 2011:Obama Predicted That His Economic RecoveryPlan Would Create 2.5 Million Jobs By January 2011.
“I have already directed my economic team
to come up with an Economic Recovery Plan that will mean 2.5 million more jobs by January of 2011
a plan big enough to m
eet the challenges we face that I intend to sign soon after taking office.”
Green Energy Economy:President-Elect Obama Predicted That The Green EnergyEconomy Would Create Five Million Jobs.
“It means investing $150 billion to build an American green
energy economy that will create five million new jobs, while freeing our nation from the tyranny of
foreign oil, and saving our planet for our children.”
President Obama Said Clean Energy Would Create “Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobs” And“Millions More After That.”
“After decades of dragging our feet, this plan will finally spark the
creation of a clean energy industry that will create hundreds of thousands of jobs over the next