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Obama: Asheville Shows the Way for Country! (VIDEO)

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Asheville NC, Linamar Corp.Canadian Company, success story, create jobs, video )

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ARDEN - President Obama said Wednesday that an Asheville auto plant's success story is an example for the rest of the country in how to create jobs in the manufactoring sector. The president arrived in Asheville late Wednesday morning for a visit and.....

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Barb Knight (1688)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 5:38 pm
The President has been quoted for the past few hours saying there are two things he likes about Asheville; the people and Bones, his favorite delli. This is the President's fourth visit to the mountains that he and Michelle, love. And I, for one, am proud to be an Ashevillian!

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 7:18 pm
Good job Barb!

Michael C (217)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 7:19 pm

Helen Porter (39)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 7:23 pm

Carol D (346)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 10:18 pm
I am happy for YOU Barb!

Kim O (396)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 10:39 pm
Bones!!???? What a crazy name for a deli!! Thanks for sharing Barb, it must be action packed around there right now!

Lynn Christy (64)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 2:04 am
thanks Barb... :0)

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 2:19 am
Noted , Thanks .

Naoko i (264)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 4:27 am
Creating jobs in the area (city, town...municipality) is not an easy thing to do...Kudos to Asheville and Barb !

Carol H (229)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 6:58 am
noted, thanks Barb. I have been to Ashville and I loved it!!! at one time we almost moved there!!

Thomas P (280)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 7:10 am
Noted...thanks Barb

Sheryl G (360)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 7:13 am
I have heard that Asheville is a lovely place but have not had the pleasure to have gone there. Did you get to go to see these events that Obama has been to? Bones, lol, name that sticks though, to the ribs.

Pat B (356)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 7:25 am
This is great news, Barb!!

Carol B (1)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:02 am
Hey Barb! I noted your story! Thanks for posting. :)

penny C (83)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:31 am
Thanks Barb great news!

Autumn S (151)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:38 am
thanks, Barb :)

zora b (85)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 9:06 am
Thank you for posting it. I am sure you are beaming with pride.

. (0)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 9:17 am

Russell R (87)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 2:10 pm
Its great for Asheville that a Canadian Company is set up there and opened a tech college to train its employees to make parts for an American Icon, Caterpillar Inc. also known as "CAT!"

Deborah W (6)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 2:57 pm
Republican Mayor ... with cost control skills and a budget. 'Nuf said!

Ruth M (235)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 3:46 pm

Diane O (194)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 3:49 pm
Obama is all talk and no delivery. While Obama weights heavy on the Middle Class, which he has ignored for the past four years by ignoring their job engine, our small businesses, he now swoops in and acts like he is "concerned" and wants to do something.

The POTUS needs to address all classes of Americans.....not just one....the poor, the lower middle class, the middle class, the upper middle class and the rich who, by the way, pay all the bills.

Obama is always so off message that it's a cartoon. He'll say anything at any time because he is in constant campaign mode. That's all he knows how to do...campaign....and he hasn't solved any problems among the classes except tax them at every turn.

Debbie Crowe (87)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 4:30 pm
Barb, you have every right to be proud!!

My stepson works for Caterpiller in Joliet, IL - the company they make the parts for!!

Birgit W (160)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 5:28 pm

Tamara Hayes (185)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:28 pm
I am super happy for you Barb! Like you said, no matter your feeling on Obama, it is still exciting to have the Pres visit your home town. It makes you feel like you have become part of an epic event. You go girl!

Charlene Rush (79)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 8:42 pm
We took a vacation once to Asheville, which is near to Cherokee country, next to the Smokey Mountains.
It is great to know that they can put another feather in their cap, in terms of creating jobs.

Lydia S (155)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 9:20 pm
Very nice !
It is wonderful & now I would like to visit also !

Past Member (0)
Friday February 15, 2013, 6:53 am
thanks barb. noted.

. (0)
Friday February 15, 2013, 11:30 am
Thanks Barb

James Merit (144)
Friday February 15, 2013, 2:04 pm
Happy for you Barb!! Wonderful news, thank you for sharing!!

Suzanne O (33)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:57 pm
I think it's great that President Obama is supporting this company in North Carolina which is a right to work state and this company is non-union. I wonder if that has led to its success. Just wondering...


Petra M (259)
Friday February 15, 2013, 4:19 pm
Noted, thanks Barb!

Ness F (211)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 3:22 am
Noted with Thanks Barb! Thank u for sharing!!!

Nancy Black (308)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 7:37 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, shared. Hope Obama is able to pass some of State of the Union Agenda; it will help our economy, the poor, and the middle class.

Veronica C (22)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 9:45 pm
Pretty exciting for you, Barb!
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