GM: we're Putting YOUR money where our stupid ideas are

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  1. CrusaderFrank
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    Having Obama run GM provides all the proof you'll ever need that Government should never be allowed to run ANYTHING! This is why we were supposed to have a limited Government. The Founders knew this and the NeoMarxists running the show are giving theAmerican people a painful lesson in why this was so.

    First, the new GM Chairman Whiteacre admits he's a clueless rube and then you're supposed to have faith that he has the first clue as to how to run a car company.

    But don't worry, if you buy a GM product and don't like it you can return it for a full refund in 60 days!

    See, they're putting taxpayer money where their stupid fucking ideas are!

    GM to offer money-back guarantee - Autos- msnbc.com
     
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    GM should've gone bankrupt to make way for better, more innovative automobile companies. Instead, the government intervened and bailed them out with taxpayer money. I say everyone should buy a GM car and return them for a full refund before the 60 days is up. Maybe they'll get the message this time.
     
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    That would make sense in a world of free and fair competition. That's not the case, however. Expecting domestic firms to exist without subsidy while other nations heavily subsided their automakers is beyond realistic.
     
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    Nearly every merchant or product these days provides a money back guarantee.

    Why should cars be any different?
     
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    That's beautiful isn't it? I also like...

    I understand the "individual" bit, but what is a "natural person"?
     
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    eagleseven Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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    As all subsidies are net drains on the economy, would it not make more sense to purchase those automobiles that are most heavily subsidized by other countries? Thanks to the heavy subsidies, they will be heavily discounted (due to over-supply), and so our economy would reap all the benefits of cheap cars, and avoid all the pain involved with subsidies.

    Or: if everyone else is jumping off a bridge, should you?
     
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    The Neo Libs love the government taking over private business and industry

    The Neo Cons Hate the govt taking over private business and industry


    The regular folk scratch their head and go "Why am I paying GM's salaries out of my tax dollars for, let em fail if they cant hang!!!!"
     
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    Dr.House Lives on in syndication!

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    Cool...

    Free rental car for two months curtesy of Bary Zero Motors...
     

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