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Wilber_Stool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-10-05 08:00 AM
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14. I remember back when Chrysler was failing.
It was on the news constantly. I don't watch cable news but I would guess that nothing is being said about it. This will come a quite some surprise to the public when they go belly up.
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  -GM's situation is far worse than what is being reported. KlatooBNikto  May-10-05 06:35 AM   #0 
  - How is that, Klatoo?  dbt   May-10-05 06:40 AM   #1 
  - GM is in the unenviable position that it is unable to sell any of its  KlatooBNikto   May-10-05 06:50 AM   #4 
     - actually, the only profitable arm of GM  northzax   May-10-05 09:10 AM   #19 
        - Thank you both!  dbt   May-10-05 09:12 AM   #21 
        - well, if you're scared about it  northzax   May-10-05 09:23 AM   #27 
           - Too late to be scared, innit?  dbt   May-10-05 09:58 AM   #32 
              - depends, how much do you think  northzax   May-10-05 10:05 AM   #33 
        - Also check pensions.  Pithy Cherub   May-10-05 09:38 AM   #29 
        - thanks for the truth...  gpandas   May-10-05 09:53 AM   #31 
           - GM also employes fewer people now because of robots.  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:09 AM   #34 
              - that was o.k when it was not their business...  gpandas   May-10-05 10:19 AM   #37 
                 - It's because people don't pay attention  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:31 AM   #43 
                    - it's because they are greedy and stupid...  gpandas   May-11-05 11:05 AM   #49 
  - Toyota has offered to bail them out  MADem   May-10-05 06:45 AM   #2 
  - well if Toyota is doing this, Honda will follow soon  WLKjr   May-10-05 09:15 AM   #24 
  - I read that the rest of the company was quick to denounce that statement.  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:11 AM   #35 
  - Zoom Zoom Zoom  0007   May-10-05 06:47 AM   #3 
  - From Harper's Index  dutchdemocrat   May-10-05 06:50 AM   #5 
  - They need to start practicing Bush Economics  quaoar   May-10-05 06:51 AM   #6 
  - Look for them to do ch. 11 bankruptcy  Mr.Green93   May-10-05 07:05 AM   #7 
  - Yes, as usual, due to poor decisions by management,  raccoon   May-10-05 07:35 AM   #9 
  - Oh, I don't think the UAW is without blame here, either...  IrateCitizen   May-10-05 09:06 AM   #17 
  - it worked for K-Mart  Unborn   May-10-05 10:27 AM   #42 
  - What about the "Homer"?  Taxloss   May-10-05 07:26 AM   #8 
  - "I want a horn here, here, here, and here...."  IrateCitizen   May-10-05 09:13 AM   #22 
  - Bingo!  Frederik   May-10-05 09:47 AM   #30 
  - They need to stop relying on those behometh SUVs for profits...  LynneSin   May-10-05 07:41 AM   #10 
  - No one will buy their smaller cars  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:15 AM   #36 
  - How long before we here GM's problems are Clintons fault?  newportdadde   May-10-05 07:45 AM   #11 
  - Clinton passed NAFTA  Unborn   May-10-05 10:35 AM   #45 
     - Camp pain?  EOTE   May-10-05 01:19 PM   #46 
        - Yeah - and didn't every single living President stand with him  TNOE   May-10-05 01:30 PM   #47 
  - There's a bit of lawsuit liability  cleangreencar   May-10-05 07:52 AM   #12 
  - gm makes most of its profit from finance not cars  cap   May-10-05 07:53 AM   #13 
  - I remember back when Chrysler was failing.  Wilber_Stool   May-10-05 08:00 AM   #14 
  - GM spends $1500 per vehicle for health care for current & retired  NoSunWithoutShadow   May-10-05 08:03 AM   #15 
  - I wonder how much per vehicle goes into the hands of the top 5%  newportdadde   May-10-05 08:37 AM   #16 
  - GM pays the highest blue color salaries in the country  northzax   May-10-05 09:20 AM   #26 
  - Yep, they employ too many people too well and  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:23 AM   #40 
  - According to the AFL-CIO's CEO watch  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:21 AM   #38 
  - Don't Japan and Germany have universal healthcare?  tedzbear   May-10-05 09:10 AM   #18 
  - Actually, GM management has expressed support for universal  IrateCitizen   May-10-05 09:11 AM   #20 
  - And $3,000 Into Advertising  KharmaTrain   May-10-05 09:26 AM   #28 
     - Well, they also probably won't let them go bankrupt  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 10:26 AM   #41 
  - A lot of the little GM companies (ones that supply them)  WLKjr   May-10-05 09:13 AM   #23 
  - Yet they are taking their electric cars to the desert and crushing them  Willy Lee   May-10-05 09:20 AM   #25 
  - With the exception of the new 'vette  blue northern   May-10-05 10:21 AM   #39 
  - what about ford?  amazona   May-10-05 10:33 AM   #44 
  - Alot of GM retirees will be losing their pensions.  blm   May-10-05 01:38 PM   #48 
 

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