'Osama is dead and GM is alive'...Sounds nice but.....

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    Well__ first off Osama was killed off of Bush's intel (from waterboarding). And we have learned that Obama's involvement was minimal at best.

    And as far as GM goes__ well we just paid a bunch of money to pay a bunch of fat and stupid union workers bloated pensions while Volts lose $49K for everyone produced.

    Insight: GM's Volt: The ugly math of low sales, high costs | Reuters
     
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    Unreal isn't it? This is what happens when a Milli Vanilli is elected instead of a true leader.

    Great article at NRO. Rest of article at Link and a very appropriate title to the article.

    September 10, 2012 4:00 A.M.
    The Democrats’ GM Fiction


    From the article.



    The Democrats cling to the ridiculous claim that the bailout of GM and its now-Italian competitor, Chrysler, saved 1.5 million U.S. jobs.

    This preposterous figure is based on the assumption that if GM and Chrysler had gone into normal bankruptcy proceedings, the entire enterprise of automobile manufacturing in the United States would have collapsed — not only at GM and Chrysler but at Ford and foreign transplants such as Toyota and Honda.

    Not only that, the Democrats’ argument goes, but practically every parts maker, supplier, warehousing agency, and services firm dedicated to the car industry would have collapsed, too. In fact, it is unlikely that even GM or Chrysler would have stopped production during bankruptcy: The assembly lines would have continued rolling, interest and debt payments would have been cut, and — here’s the problem — union contracts would have been renegotiated. Far from having saved 1.5 million jobs, it is not clear that the GM bailout saved any — only that it preserved the UAW’s unsustainable arrangement.

    Bill Clinton bizarrely tried to claim that the bailout has been responsible for the addition of 250,000 jobs to the automobile industry since the nadir of the financial crisis.

    Auto manufacturers and dealerships have indeed added about 236,000 jobs since then, but almost none are at GM, which has added only about 4,500 workers, a number not even close to offsetting the 63,000 workers that its dealerships had to let go when the terms of the bailout unilaterally shut them down.


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    The Chinese are happy with Barry's Government Motors. Lots of new factories, employees helping to juice their economy.
     
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    Osama was not found from intel garnered from waterboarding.

    Nice try.

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    And GM is going to make a lot of money in China. Damn shame that an American company will be making money in China, don't you think?
     
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    Out sourcing is always good when unions do it. Romney, not so much
     
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    Yes he was. Names were given during waterboarding that led to contacts that led to UBL
     
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    How can anyone cheer the Volt when GM is losing $49,000 for every car built?

    Nearly two years after the introduction of the path-breaking plug-in hybrid, GM is still losing as much as $49,000 on each Volt it builds, according to estimates provided to Reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts.

    Cheap Volt lease offers meant to drive more customers to Chevy showrooms this summer may have pushed that loss even higher. There are some Americans paying just $5,050 to drive around for two years in a vehicle that cost as much as $89,000 to produce.

    Read more: Blog: GM loses $49,000 on each Chevy Volt it sells
     
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    Osama is dead, but the man responsible for getting him is in a Pakistani prison because obama saw to it that he got there.

    GM isn't alive, it's a government zombie, a vampire, dependent upon continuing infusions of blood money to keep it alive.
     
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    Another great GOP lie. The intel that sealed Osama's fate was gathered by traditional methods, not torture.
     

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