Comments on: Obama wants YOU … to buy a car http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/ Tracking U.S. politics Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:39:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: JoyRussell http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-415911 Thu, 07 Jul 2011 17:33:05 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-415911 if Barack Obama would be the one to convince I would surely buy the car …

Kellie Used Auto Sales

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By: Vikram http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390612 Thu, 02 Apr 2009 08:31:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390612 Sure, and so does Ratan Tata … :)

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390606 Thu, 02 Apr 2009 06:13:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390606 only way GM, chrysler and ford are going to survive is to demand every other car sold here, has to be built here, and make them all become unionized to level the playing field. the harold wilson socialist government in england altered the trade union laws in favor of the unions, and restrictive practices, and other union activity ruined the british car industry.they could not complete with the union free toyota and datsun that opened factories in england at that time.does there seem to be a parallel here?

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390579 Wed, 01 Apr 2009 05:46:04 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390579 listening to the interviews with the auto union car workers,they can only point fingers at how the banks were bailed out and they have not been given the same consideration which is i suppose is a valid point.but i get the impression that they are also banking on their involvement with the democratic party,and special interests of particular congressmen who have received donations from the unions in the past, to allow them to maintain the status quo,in the future.

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By: Chuck http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390577 Wed, 01 Apr 2009 03:06:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390577 Amusing how USA citizens run down USA jobs, and none have a clue that all that PROFIT from foreign firms go right back home and hurt our dollar. Second WE CANNOT export to most foreign nations on equal basis, and yes USA autos get premium money where sold. Quality is a MANAGEMENT decision, NOT workers. Prices are about the same for all autos is based on what they can get AKA a Cad-BMW-MB does NOT cost four times what a Escort costs, it is called “P received values” AKA what you think it is worth. Noted that IF foreign built in USA (nearly all by (wage) slaves in southern third world USA auto Plant-actions in states that lead USA in worst health care, education, highest infant death rates, pollution, etc.
Now days very little qual difference between most auto’s, but since most do not know delta between hub cap and radiator does not matter much. NOTE ALL auto sales way down and EU/Japan are helping their companies.
So now we lower USA auto worker wages to foreign plant wages, which shows about how dumbed down the USA has become. Must be ONLY nation going that would do that one, somehow cannot see the growing economic giant, China and India doing same.. but their value of education systems a lot better then ours and it shows. Noted that gov is demanding “A plan” from USA auto, but NONE have wondered why Wall St and Bankers not getting smae treatment, none of the fools running down USA industry seems to even demand the banks JUST TELL US of where the money went.
So all you brilliant patriots, go one and tell us why you buy foreign.. want wages set to what foreign firms pay, do not worry about billions in profit dollars leaving USA. Yep all you brilliant consumers and workers.. keep up your ravings on how USA should shut down. as such will never impact you or yours.. best wake up while we can, USA is in deep economic troubles.. and amusing to see the fools howl about a mere $#0 billion or so, while trillions going to banks and Wall St. All this just to bust unions and further reduce workers say in things.. but seems more then a few deserve to get what they so badly seem to want. But ask, what other nation has such patriotic citizens that want such things? Rather obvious we really missed teaching history and finance, labor and money very well.

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By: laura http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390576 Wed, 01 Apr 2009 02:46:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390576 Obama is overstepping his bounds and trampling on the Constitution. His latest attempt to grab at more power and bully his way into the private sector has made me – and many, MANY like me – even more resolute to not buy anything more than basic necessities.

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By: eloise http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390573 Wed, 01 Apr 2009 01:42:16 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390573 Open comment to Reuters –
I find it astonishing that I can read posts as those above and believe that they are actually reading (or understanding) anything on your news site. Most of these posts are more suited for the Enquirer.

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By: Daniel http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390565 Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:31:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390565 Let them go bankrupt. Only that will break the union back and get the company back to health.

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By: Patrick McMillan http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390564 Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:27:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390564 I’m holding out for an all electric vehicle that I can recharge with a solar array.
Then I’ll buy two.

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By: Rob http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/03/30/obama-wants-you-to-buy-a-car/comment-page-1/#comment-390562 Tue, 31 Mar 2009 19:51:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=16801#comment-390562 The Stock Research Portal says that President Obama is taking a big political risk with the auto bailout. “If a merger is not struck between Chrysler and Fiat within 30 days, or if GM is given a further extension on its restructuring plan after 60 days, the U.S. Administration will – at least in my view – lose credibility with respect to the positions it takes on the economy generally.”

Via Stock Research Portal (http://www.stockresearchportal.com)

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