Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Obama – Little will change

Posted in 3. Political Opinion on January 4th, 2009 by Thor – 29 Comments

Is it fair to judge someone’s effectiveness when all they’ve done is hire staff? I think so, particularly because the decisions politicians have made in the past provide insight into what the will do in the future. Based on the people Obama has selected for his cabinet, I’m less hopeful about change.

Three reasons why little will change:

— Read more —

The Automotive Industry Needs Guidance, Not just a BailOut

Posted in 3. Political Opinion on November 14th, 2008 by Thor – 26 Comments

In his address to the Detroit Economic Club, Obama said (at 9:30 in the video): Whenever an attempt was made to raise our fuel efficiency standards the auto companies would lobby against it, spending millions to prevent the very reform that could have saved their industry. Even as they shed thousands of jobs and billions […]