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The2ndWheel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-17-08 08:46 AM
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28. Almost the same thing with Europe too
Pretty much the only people paying for that global military is the US taxpayer. That's also why the rest of the world can't say no when the US Government wants to do something militarily around the world.
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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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