"Intel Corp Chief Executive Paul Otellini will be named to a panel of experts advising President Barack Obama on jobs, the White House said on Friday."
Paul Otellini is a well respected business man, but even more exciting is that this new advisory board replaces the one created in 2009 by Obama - that economic advisory board was comprised largely by people in academia rather than the business community.
Answer by Carpy at 10:24 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
Answer by laura970 at 9:06 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
I have my fingers crossed that this board (led by General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt) will actually be heard by the administration.
The people still owne GE. I don't understand why Immelt is even on the board. He isn't the greatest of business men. But, we already have the US Chamber of Commerce. This is a very large board that can tell PBO so much about business. Why doesn't he want to listen to them. He has to appoint a board of mostly progressives. It is a waste of time and political favors. More flexing and no doing.
Answer by jesse123456 at 9:16 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:37 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
IDK, I guess I will wait and see. I don't like the connection between Obama and Immelt, but only time will tell. If he staffs his board with other bailout receivers then it will be obvious that there was never any real intention to do anything about jobs (I have a feeling this is the case). I just don't have any confidence in this administration or Obama. His lack of experience and decision making before he was elected was a big concern of mine and only one of the reasons I would never have voted for him (besides the fact that he doesn't represent any of my ideals).
Answer by QuinnMae at 9:54 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
Answer by tnmomofive at 11:06 AM on Feb. 19, 2011
Answer by LoriKeet at 6:58 PM on Feb. 19, 2011