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Big Three Automakers

Are Chrysler’s Dealership Closings Political Payback?

May 27, 2009

One of the arguments against big government and government interference in the economy is government’s unique position to grant political favors to political allies, or to punish one’s political enemies.  One of the many reasons Conservatives believe in limited government is to reduce the potential for corruption, political favors, and political punishment from the government. [...]

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The Road To Nationalization

January 26, 2009

The effort is underway by the Obama administration to begin the wide-scale nationalization of American private enterprise.  This nationalization will be far-reaching and touch several key industries, making it difficult to undo by future administrations.  Early indications suggest that this nationalization will touch three key industries:  Health-Care, Financial, and Automobile. Health Care: It is no [...]

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Thwarting the Will of the People

December 12, 2008

Last night, Senate Republicans successfully defeated the auto-bailout bill in a cloture vote (which requires 60 votes to succeed) due to lack of union concessions.  It is now being reported that the Bush Administration, through the Treasury Department, is going to ignore the will of the people’s elected representatives, and take $15 billion of the [...]

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Republicans Stand Strong on Auto Bailout Filibuster

December 10, 2008

It looks like we’re on the verge of seeing the first sortie of the 2010 Election over the issue of bailing out the Big Three automakers, Chrysler, GM and Ford.  The never-ending call from private industry for bailouts are starting to irk the general public. Thusly, a few brave Republicans in Congress are actually both making sense and speaking [...]

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