WTF So we bailed out GM so they could make cars in China?

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  1. the G-man

    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    My Father always said that if China started making cars, that would be the end of the Automobile Industry in America ....
     
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    They have been building engines and transmissions there for years
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Don't buy Buick. F them.


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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    They say the chinese love Buicks. They are about 50 years behind us in their automotive tastes, which makes sense as most of them didn't have private cars till recently.
     
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    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep Gold

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    Romney was right yet again.
     
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    GM and the banks shouldn't have been bailed out.
     
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    Honda Accord made in the good ol' USA. Just sayin.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    UAW keeps them from being cost leaders. This is one way to get around that. Good for them.
     
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    Trade treaties had bipartisan support....
     
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    So be like Toyota, set up shop here in Texas, Non union and no state income tax. Fuck GM.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    You think someone here can live on what they make in China? If shit didn't cost so damn much here people wouldn't need so much money.
     
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    Elon Musk has got this
     
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    We sold our soul to China and NAFTA. There is a limit to capitalism when it starts hurting our nation's work force, GDP etc.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    This is the model that conservatives love right here! The "company store" model!

     
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    They already have a plant in Arlington.

    They'll be moving to Mexico soon, too.

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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    Are you gonna complain when the displaced people go on welfare?
     
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    Some of the current Buick sedans aren't bad looking. If you like Sedans.