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Libby2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-16-08 09:13 PM
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  -If Japan can bail out Toyota for decades we can save GM. WakingLife  Nov-16-08 08:51 PM   #0 
  - French Gov. subsidize export of bottling equip by 50% cost  FreakinDJ   Nov-16-08 08:59 PM   #1 
  - K&R  MichiganVote   Nov-16-08 09:05 PM   #2 
  - K&R  Libby2   Nov-16-08 09:13 PM   #3 
  - yup....ask the nascar teams about toyota  madrchsod   Nov-16-08 09:30 PM   #4 
  - And it still SUCKED.  Kalyke   Nov-16-08 11:28 PM   #15 
  - K&R!!!  tammywammy   Nov-16-08 09:37 PM   #5 
  - Free trade is advocated by the dominant economic power on the way up  FarCenter   Nov-16-08 09:41 PM   #6 
  - Kicking away the ladder.  WakingLife   Nov-16-08 10:15 PM   #8 
     - Yes, but there always seems to be another way up, sooner or later  FarCenter   Nov-16-08 10:28 PM   #9 
  - Big difference  laptoprepairguy   Nov-16-08 10:05 PM   #7 
  - Bullhockey.  Kalyke   Nov-16-08 11:30 PM   #16 
     - "Detroit saw Americans demanding trucks and SUVs"  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-08 11:58 PM   #20 
     - Uh... the 1980s.  Kalyke   Nov-17-08 12:08 AM   #22 
        - The Japanese were already the world's biggest auto producers by 1980.  Hannah Bell   Nov-17-08 12:37 AM   #23 
     - The Japanese companies  laptoprepairguy   Nov-17-08 07:18 AM   #24 
  - GM will take the money and build plants in Mexico and China. They will become solvent and their  rhett o rick   Nov-16-08 10:51 PM   #10 
  - the US gov has bailed out & subsidized the US auto industry since WW2.  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-08 10:59 PM   #11 
  - GM has colluded with the Japanese to extract labor concessions & get rid of the smaller fry.  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-08 11:22 PM   #13 
  - I want to save choices.  Kalyke   Nov-16-08 11:34 PM   #17 
     - a "rice-burner," eh?  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-08 11:52 PM   #18 
     - General industry slang for a Japanese car.  Kalyke   Nov-17-08 12:06 AM   #21 
     - Toyota is mostly manufactured in the US.  quantessd   Nov-17-08 11:26 AM   #30 
  - When I was a kid, "Made in Japan" meant cheap junk  FKA MNChimpH8R   Nov-16-08 11:07 PM   #12 
  - Yes  drumtrip   Nov-16-08 11:24 PM   #14 
     - like "we" did to wall street, eh?  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-08 11:53 PM   #19 
  - Good point. It's called "industrial policy," something Bill Clinton  HamdenRice   Nov-17-08 07:48 AM   #25 
  - For developing countries Chang calls it "infant industry theory".  WakingLife   Nov-17-08 08:35 AM   #27 
  - And the only reason they could do that is because US taxpayers pay their defense costs  NNN0LHI   Nov-17-08 07:50 AM   #26 
  - Almost the same thing with Europe too  NoMoreMyths   Nov-17-08 08:46 AM   #28 
  - If Japan can provide free universal health care, we can too  nichomachus   Nov-17-08 09:33 AM   #29 
  - I for one think we should let them go bankrupt...  naaman fletcher   Nov-17-08 11:35 AM   #31 
  - K&R  The Wielding Truth   Nov-17-08 08:49 PM   #32 

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