Although I will NOT participate in union bashing as the US Republicans have done, I do agree that the Big 3 do not deserve a buy out. My partner forwarded something to me today that I thought really hit the nail on the head. (It is about bad business decisions, folks, not high wages.) No idea where it originated from or I’d credit them.
Click to make it bigger. The small print is worth it. I think Doc had the right idea. They are in hock to big oil. Let the oil companies bail them out.
Now lets focus on the kinds of things that really would get the economy moving again and create jobs. Like green technologies. Or, hey, maybe culture. Couldn’t we fund the arts? Wouldn’t that be a new and innovative idea? Or public transit? Or schools? Wow, what if we had well funded schools where the money was going on resources and teachers and teaching assistants instead of bureacrats who run testing and “accountability” regimes?
I can think of a lot of things we could do with $25billion. And none of them involve making cars.