Originally posted on The Daley Gator:

From today’s House Committee on Oversight hearing, an exciting new book-cooking venture from the administration that brought you “jobs created or saved” and whose recent “gains” on unemployment have been driven in large part by discouraged workers dropping out of the labor force. Darrell Issa’s been focused on their “green jobs” calculations and finally got his chance to :

Issa suggested the administration is reclassifying such jobs to prove that billions of taxpayer dollars, through the federal stimulus program, have created green, or environmentally-focused jobs – a major initiative for President Obama…

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states a green job is either: a business that produces goods or provide services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources, or a job in which a worker’s duties involve making their establishment’s production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources…

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute…

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