Forget 'clean energy.' Oil and gas are boosting U.S. employment.
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
since 2003. Oil and gas jobs account for more than one in five of all net new private jobs
Good news? You'd think so, but
The Obama Administration has managed the nearly impossible feat of turning energy policy into a money loser
, pouring taxpayer dollars into green-energy busts like Solyndra. The Washington Post reported in September that Mr. Obama's $38.6 billion green loan program had created a mere 3,500 jobs over two years. He had predicted it would "save or create" 65,000.