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14. Bullshit- just sayin
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  -the real reason why GM and it's workers are screwed Soylent Brice  Mar-31-09 09:56 AM   #0 
  - I do agree. However, I do NOT agree with the double standard  liberalhistorian   Mar-31-09 10:21 AM   #1 
  - double standard indeed, and again  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:26 AM   #2 
  - Actually, some Wall Street institutions have been badly  liberalhistorian   Mar-31-09 10:41 AM   #12 
  - 'splain that to me.......  FredStembottom   Mar-31-09 10:27 AM   #3 
  - figures.  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:31 AM   #5 
  - Pronouns. "It's" isn't a possessive any more than "Her's"  TahitiNut   Mar-31-09 10:34 AM   #6 
  - Of course!  FredStembottom   Mar-31-09 10:54 AM   #19 
     - right on!  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:56 AM   #21 
  - There are two "its."  liberalhistorian   Mar-31-09 10:34 AM   #7 
  - my grade for the day:  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:35 AM   #9 
  - memory aids:  Hannah Bell   Apr-01-09 03:58 PM   #49 
  - It's not a double standard.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-31-09 10:50 AM   #17 
  - "Outside of the toxic assets, they're profitable."  Zenlitened   Apr-01-09 03:45 PM   #48 
  - Superb post, excellent point. Spot on, IMO. NT  Mike 03   Apr-01-09 05:18 PM   #55 
  - "pushing gas guzzlers"  blue_onyx   Mar-31-09 10:30 AM   #4 
  - that's funny, not according to this:  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:34 AM   #8 
  - Check again....  blue_onyx   Mar-31-09 11:14 AM   #23 
  - That's kind of circular logic. Yes, it's true that consumers  liberalhistorian   Mar-31-09 10:39 AM   #10 
     - and BINGO was his name-oooooo!  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:40 AM   #11 
     - Then you could say that about ANYTHING  blue_onyx   Mar-31-09 11:18 AM   #24 
     - No. A lot of people just don't like small cars, and I know plenty of them.  amandabeech   Mar-31-09 11:20 AM   #25 
     - Your logic is also circular, and by the same token.  Romulox   Mar-31-09 11:45 AM   #30 
     - Oh - so NOOOO American could possibly think for his or herself.  Kalyke   Apr-01-09 03:33 PM   #46 
  - Your arguement is ridiculous. You talk about bad management  acmavm   Mar-31-09 10:44 AM   #13 
  - They're the same group of people.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-31-09 10:48 AM   #16 
  - Oh whatever. The beneficiaries of bailing out Detroit are millions  acmavm   Mar-31-09 10:52 AM   #18 
     - Bailing out wallstreet is the same as bailing out detroit.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-31-09 01:06 PM   #35 
        - **snark** Okay, you're wasting my time now.  acmavm   Mar-31-09 01:28 PM   #36 
  - and here we get to the meat of the issue  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 10:55 AM   #20 
     - The person trying to fix it is treating the auto companies differently than the financial companies.  amandabeech   Mar-31-09 11:28 AM   #26 
  - Bullshit- just sayin  we can do it   Mar-31-09 10:46 AM   #14 
  - That's one major part of it, yes.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-31-09 10:48 AM   #15 
  - The difference, as I understand it, from Obama's POV is this:  smoogatz   Mar-31-09 11:01 AM   #22 
  - i love this:  Soylent Brice   Mar-31-09 11:43 AM   #27 
  - I disagree completely with Obama's premise.  amandabeech   Mar-31-09 11:58 AM   #32 
  - In 1991, I decided to buy a pickup truck  Urban Prairie   Mar-31-09 11:43 AM   #28 
  - We were lazy.  Gregorian   Mar-31-09 11:44 AM   #29 
  - Lazy may be too kind. Gluttonous may be more accurate.  No.23   Mar-31-09 11:47 AM   #31 
  - You should send that to Geithner and the banks. n/t  amandabeech   Mar-31-09 12:04 PM   #34 
  - So goes Mendocino, so goes the world.  amandabeech   Mar-31-09 12:03 PM   #33 
     - It wasn't meant to be insulting.  Gregorian   Mar-31-09 02:02 PM   #38 
        - to put it simply, yes. the world is was inching towards us for  Soylent Brice   Apr-01-09 07:26 AM   #39 
  - As a Detroiter, born and raised, and former GM employee, here's my perspective.  TahitiNut   Mar-31-09 01:35 PM   #37 
  - i wish i could recommend a reply.  Soylent Brice   Apr-01-09 07:28 AM   #40 
  - Thanks. I usually don't bother starting threads -- we have too many as it is.  TahitiNut   Apr-01-09 11:46 AM   #42 
     - "we have too many as it is." True, but ...  ColbertWatcher   Apr-01-09 03:32 PM   #45 
  - Kick and rec this post! Beautifully put. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Apr-01-09 03:29 PM   #43 
  - Nice post..  Fumesucker   Apr-01-09 04:02 PM   #50 
  - That's exactly it - it stopped being run by gearheads who loved making cars,  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-01-09 04:20 PM   #52 
     - Yup. I worked at Chevy Central Office when Pete Estes and John Z. were there.  TahitiNut   Apr-01-09 04:59 PM   #53 
        - And so many other companies "balanced" their acounting sheets by cutting R&D  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-01-09 05:16 PM   #54 
  - That is all bullshit  NNN0LHI   Apr-01-09 07:41 AM   #41 
  - AMEN!  Kalyke   Apr-01-09 03:40 PM   #47 
  - Land Schooner, (Sequoia) 14 MPG City, 17 MPG Highway, YOUR millage WILL vary  DainBramaged   Apr-01-09 04:03 PM   #51 
  - But no one wanted fuel efficient automobiles.  Kalyke   Apr-01-09 03:31 PM   #44 
 

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