If we bail out GM and Ford then the people should have a say in what cars they design

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    No more ugly and nasty mid level junk cars that aren't good on gas and fall apart
     
  2. Bona Fide

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    Doesn't that first one come with a turbo-6? :wackit:
     
  3. solarian

    solarian ya heard

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    Get out of the past man, American brands are just as good reliability wise and MPG wise than any other company.
     
  4. BBB

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    many also said that if GM brought a gto and g8 over it would sell so much

    look at it now :rofl:
     
  5. VinJo87

    VinJo87 Let's Go Blues!

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    Ebtek Afraid of 138

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    watermark that shit bro
     
  8. TheWeasel

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    Yeah just like we have a say in everything all the other companies that got bailout money do right?
     
  9. DuckMySick

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    If the gubbament bails them out, we'll NEVER get rid of the UAW.
     
  10. 86 Bird

    86 Bird eh

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    I hope gm doesn't go under, I still have 34 months on my full warranty :hs:
    Plus my 5yr/100k one too
     
  11. Ivy Mike

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    If thats the case, I'm going to say they should go hire all the engineers from BMW and tell the accountants to :gtfo:
     
  12. hash browns

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    replace UAW

    put all of the GM employees on the general schedule payroll system

    take it over or let it die

    this half assed stuff only benefits the poor management of these companies while screwing over workers and taxpayers
     
  13. Docter Pepper

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    fuck government bailouts. I like some GM products, but if they can't create a workable business plan then tough shit. We bailed out the airline industry and now we get nickled and dimed for everything
     
  14. Fireal20

    Fireal20 1.125 games away :wtc:

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    dont you think if they could magically "replace" the uaw, they would have by now?
     
  15. Cheeks

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    BRING EVERY TOP EUROPEAN/ASIAN FORD AND GM DESIGNER HERE TO THE STATES, AND SHIP THE DESIGNERS HERE OUT THERE FOR INTERNSHIPS
    *Except for the Designer of the Caddy CTS - dude did an awesome job.
     
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    we are getting the 2nd one in 2012, and technically we already kinda have a say with the safety & CAFE standards
     
  17. VIOLATION

    VIOLATION west coast > east coast

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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    you can replace them if the company goes into receivership or bankrupt

    politically it won't be allowed to happen as the unions have more power than the people they're supposed to protect and represent
     
  19. I dunno but I saw them all over the place in China. Ford will sell cool cars to communists but it won't sell them to it's beloved country? :ugh:
     
  20. That is only true of a select few models
     
  21. They seem to be helping. Libertarians aren't as smart as they think they are
     
  22. pharmokan

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    seriously thats the best car evar
     
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  24. Docter Pepper

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    helping what? We gave them a shit ton of money and they raised their rates and tacked on fees to every possible amenity. I realize they may have gone bankrupt because their fares were too low in the first place, but if that's the reason then fuck them. Hire intelligent individuals that won't run your business into the ground
     
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    Will you fly out to Chicago and make love to me
     

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