Huntington Beach residents are caught up in the excitement of a Town Hall meeting this Wednesday with the new President of the USA. No, he’s not coming to Surf City, U.S.A, but he’ll be close by in Costa Mesa. Line began to form for tickets to Obama event in which he will address a town hall Wednesday at the fairgrounds. Over 20 people were lined up by Monday evening as the sun went down at the Orange County Fair & Event Center, hoping to secure their place to see President Barack Obama town hall event Wednesday. Among those in line was a 19-year old from Huntington Beach who will camp out with friends.
Barack Obama fever caught on with the election of the first African American president in 2009 when Legoland California created an innaugural display in its U.S. Capitol Lego section. So popular was the display, complete with the then-to-be president’s wife and children made of Lego bricks, that it received national attention from international press even picked up the story and exhibition.
Now you can see the real live man in person, and find out what his vision is for getting Americans back to work, and keeping AIG execs that we bailed out from receiving their multi-million dollar bonuses for their bad performance. In California, the unemployment is under-reported at around 10 to 11 percent. In reality, those who don’t qualify for unemployment that are out of work would push the figures to well over 15% if reported accurately.