Read here. (h/t Tom Nelson) In the realm of you-can't-make-this-stuff-up, more living proof, this time from Seattle, that the economic stimulus from "green jobs" is a con job that just about every skeptic pointed out. Yet, the mainstream press and your typical liberal/progressive/Democrat actually still believe in the green job fantasy.
This is a classic example of why taxes should be lowered and spending cut. If you provide too much tax money to politicians and entrenched bureaucracies, the money wasted on worthless programs grows exponentially.
"As of last week, only three homes had been retrofitted and just 14 new jobs have emerged from the program. Many of the jobs are administrative, and not the entry-level pathways once dreamed of for low-income workers. Some people wonder if the original goals are now achievable..."The jobs haven't surfaced yet," said director of Got Green, a community organizing group focused on the environment and social justice..."Who's benefiting from this program right now – it doesn't square with what the aspiration was..."I think what it boils down to is who's got the money.""
Previous green-job postings.