GM Sales Down 45%

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  1. eagleseven
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    eagleseven Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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    More proof that the Government fails at running industries. And the Government wants to run our healthcare, too?

    Pathetic.
     
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    Yeah, and Obama and Government Motors tells 13,000 people at Saturn "Go Fuck Yourselves"

    Oh palease.... take over healthcare.
     
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    Prediction.. GM is TOAST. Yet we will be forced to fund their pension liabilities indefinately as payback to Obama's union handlers.
     
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    Atlas Shrugged.
     
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    THIS is expected, the drop in sales after a huge promotion like this...anyone with any management experienced in retail knows this trend....

    i posted on this BEFORE the clunkers program was near an end.... i have done these big events before and they SHOULD drop the following month after the event...then the month after that should be better, by the 3rd month they should be on track or beating ly.
     
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    They will not get back to previous sales with Unemployment skyrocketing like it has in the past year. Those unemployed people do not have the money to buy cars. In fact many of them are having their cars repossessed.

    When we cross over the 23% level on unemployment/underemployment, we run the risk of a continuing collapse in the economy that will be totally self sustaining.

    Spending is over 70% of our economy. When 23% of the breadwinners are not earning "bread" you have reached the point where their lack of spending puts more and more people out of work and that just continues to escalate. Folks we are in a Depression.
     
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    It is a sad commentary on contemporary Americans when they take pleasure over the failure of an American company that has created the best cars and a lifestyle for its employees matched by no other.

    Our Buick is rated number one in quality ahead of Lexus, but foreign cars are cheaper as they don't have healthcare as Americans companies do or as they do in Wal-mart - buy cheap.

    Buy American and Thumbs up!

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    It would be an interesting study in ideas to trace how Americans came to hate themselves. Automobiles were our life blood, they still are, they have brought great pleasure and complex negative consequences. My first Chevy, a 55 V8 with four barrel and three speed moved to the floor was my first love. Anyway, how did Americans come to hate what they made, to look down on those who make them, especially when it provided a wonderful middle class life? Gawd, I still love the backroad, windows open, and beauty passing by.....

    As a nation we sure as hell have some twisted values, when some gloat over the failure of who we are.

    Need these bumper stickers.

    Buy American, support your nation and yourself.

    Sorry, I'm not Japanese, I buy American.

    When the Japanese sell American cars, I'll buy theirs.

    Our children, our grandchildren, ourselves, require we support each other, buy American.

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    When the Japanese support my wife, kids, and I, I'll support them, until then I'll buy American.

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    what were car sales trending the previous month to the event? that too is a critical piece to the post mortem of the event's effectiveness.
     
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    kwc57 BOHICA Obama

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    Do you think the fact that every talk radio host (except Hannity who does radio ads for GM) and pundit said not to buy GM had any affect on the sheeple who wait for their daily feeding? If they had told folks to buy instead and get the company back on it's feet, they could get out from under the government and restore their former glory and employee more Americans.
     

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