13 people died because GM refused to switch out a faulty ignition switch on the Chevy Cobalt and other models, despite being aware of the problem. The change would have cost GM 90 cents per car.
This entry was posted in and tagged automobiles, Capitalism, cars, Chevrolet, Chevy, Cobalt, Corporations, General Motors, GM, Greed, ignition switch, lemon, Mary Barra, recall on . April 4, 2014
This is a riff on Obama’s decision to push out the chairman of GM. Obviously he’s fine with the way his torture operation is going, which is why it’s being expanded and moved from Gitmo to Bagram.
This entry was posted in and tagged Abu Ghraib, Bagram, Bailouts, Barack Obama, Chairman, Corporations, depression, Diego Garcia, Economy, Foreign Competition, Free Trade, General Motors, gitmo, Globalization, GM, Guantanamo, International Association, Recession, Torture, Uzbekistan, Waterboarding on . April 2, 2009
I’d like to be wrong about this. I really do. Just like I wanted to be wrong about Iraq. And Afghanistan. And Obama. But I doubt it.
This entry was posted in and tagged 476, bus route, car, city services, depression, emperors, empires, factories, General Motors, GM, homelessness, media, newspapers, Obama, Recession, rome, rubles, russia, Soviet Union, street crime, supreme soviet, USSR, vandals on . January 12, 2009
Until recently, 99 cent stores were having trouble finding stuff to sell at such a low price. Fortunately, deflation will come to their rescue.
This entry was posted in and tagged 99 cent, 99 cents, Automakers, Chrysler, Citibank, Citicorp, Citigroup, Deflation, depression, Economy, Ford, Ford Motor, General Motors, GM, Hummer, Iraq, Organ, Organs, Paper Towels, real estate, Recession, Slum, Store, Street, SUV, SUVs on . December 8, 2008