Your premise is that Obama attracts doers/thinkers/creaters? are you an idiot? innovation has occurred thoughout history with no regard for political parties in power. some throw more money at it, but to say obama has fostered an atmosphere of innovation is just plain stupid.
As you already know, Beacon did not receive a loan from President Obama, recent or otherwise. They did gain a loan guarantee from the Dept. of Energy 14 months ago.
But I completely agree with you that it is important that the Federal and State governments do whatever they can to promote the growth of new ideas and industries that will eventually allow us to end our dependence on foreign oil.