Ford Hiring Craze to Handle Green Tech Cars

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    Apparently, all these hybrids are doing well for them. Good to see American Company hiring American Workers at higher than lower-class wages!
     
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    I had recently noticed that in 2013 Ford won't be offering the hybrid Escape. I looked into why and found that it was such a poor seller, the hybrid line won't be continued past 2012.

    Conventional engines are getting close to 40mpg now, so it isn't exactly worth spending thousands of dollars more to feel superior.
     
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    What hiring craze? Have you seen Detroit lately?
     
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    I'm not a Global Warming believer but I've noticed something interesting to me. FOX and Newsmax are owned by Big Oil. So they have the obvious "Oil Good, Green bad!" agenda.
    If we can use solar, electric etc... to break the back of the Middle East and in turn, terrorists, I'm all behind it.
    But Conservatives seem to be AGAINST the kinds of technology that could help us to that end, because of the inlfuence of the conservative media. Not to mention the jobs and riches that will go to the country that wins that particular technological race.
    WTF? Do they have no vision or is it simply blinded by politics?
    I guess it's the latter.
     
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    Green energy schemes seldom work and when they do work, they aren't worth the expense. Whis is why so few hybrid buyers will buy another. We don't need oil from the middle east if we produced our own, but democrats are against that.

    Democrats have no intention of breaking the back of terrorists. They are allies on the same side.
     
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    LOL! Yeah and them new-fangled horseless carriages are just a fad! Way too expensive for the common man! All a scheme!
    All technology has bugs and is more expensive when it's new. Then it gets better and cheaper. Name a technology that didn't go through that exact phase. Cars, TV's, computers, cell phones etc...
    I mean seriously WTF, are you like 100 years old and never watch The Discovery Channel?
    Ever heard of the Nissan Leaf? Solar powered calculators?

    But hey, I get it. Them thar new "schemes" will never work! Why? Because the god dang DEMS like 'em!
    You betcha!
     
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    Had Henry Ford failed, how long would it take to get horseless carriages on the road? I've heard of the Nissan Leaf and actually seen one on the road! ONE. Never seen a Volt at all. Of all the technological advances that have succeeded, there are thousands that did not. Either they were impractical or too expensive. Historically, technological advancements come without government support of the advancement to the detriment of existing technology. Really, did you think that the government mandated that people stop riding horses and drive cars instead?

    The technology just isn't there for the liberal dream of green energy. It's too expensive and too unreliable. Democrats want to wish it into reality and it's just not happening. Instead these companies are failing, the more money the government throws at them the faster they fail. The only benefit is that for every dollar thown into some green energy boondoggle, democrats get back fifty cents in campaign contributions. It's a money laundering scheme. That's all it is. Green energy is a scheme for democrats to take taxpayer money, wash it real good and recycle it through these failures back into the DNC.
     
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