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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-27-10 10:48 AM
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23. Ford was more savvy in preparing for the credit crunch and that is what really saved them.

Basically they borrowed billions in 2006 to restructure the firm when funds were plentiful. It's the financial guys at Ford who saved their butts.
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  -General Motors: We all fall down Pirate Smile  Nov-25-10 07:39 PM   #0 
  - It feels good to have saved an American icon.  dkf   Nov-25-10 07:42 PM   #1 
  - I like how they went with the universal theme that we all fall down. Then we root for the comeback.  Pirate Smile   Nov-25-10 08:03 PM   #2 
  - Yeah it was well thought out and executed.  dkf   Nov-25-10 10:22 PM   #6 
  - Typical GM. Long on emotion..but devoid of facts.  TwentyFive   Nov-26-10 06:51 PM   #21 
     - Ford was more savvy in preparing for the credit crunch and that is what really saved them.  dkf   Nov-27-10 10:48 AM   #23 
  - GM, class act. nt  Snotcicles   Nov-25-10 08:58 PM   #3 
  - I like that commercial alot, but notice how in the video that the icons they referenced  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-25-10 09:03 PM   #4 
  - GM picked themselves up.  tabatha   Nov-26-10 12:06 AM   #9 
  - Great Ad!  nradisic   Nov-25-10 10:17 PM   #5 
  - I think it's about the best ad ever.  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-25-10 10:39 PM   #8 
  - GM, showing its class. Humbly thanking those who helped  ooglymoogly   Nov-25-10 10:36 PM   #7 
  - That was a very good ad. n/t  Lugnut   Nov-26-10 12:29 AM   #10 
  - I made a point to buy American-made cars  suzanner   Nov-26-10 09:06 AM   #11 
  - Nice. Have any of the banksters who have robbed us blind, thanked us for the bail out?  1monster   Nov-26-10 10:16 AM   #12 
  - "Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"  Ezlivin   Nov-26-10 10:41 AM   #13 
  - Nice ad, but GM is still guilty of fucking their retirees  Auggie   Nov-26-10 10:56 AM   #14 
  - Very true, and the 2 tier wage system assures much lower wages and benefits for the  54anickel   Nov-26-10 12:18 PM   #15 
  - I wonder what the responses would look like  sheldon   Nov-26-10 01:10 PM   #16 
  - Remember, they are a multinational corporation that would drop us in  alfredo   Nov-26-10 02:53 PM   #17 
  - +1000 n/t  Subdivisions   Nov-26-10 03:49 PM   #18 
  - yeah, yeah---now where are the affordable, safe cars with high mpg?  wordpix   Nov-26-10 04:48 PM   #19 
  - I saw it for the first time last night  MrScorpio   Nov-26-10 05:16 PM   #20 
  - Wow! Pretty amazing! Very heart felt.  Kennah   Nov-26-10 07:22 PM   #22 

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