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Recovery Summer Update: Government Motors to Invest $500 Million in Factory in… Mexico

By Doug Powers  •  August 6, 2010 12:13 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This is just their way of saying “thanks for the second chance, American taxpayers”: General Motors will invest $500 million to produce a new vehicle and eight-cylinder engines in a plant in northeastern Mexico, a company spokesman said on August 4. The decision was announced at a meeting on August 3 […]

Chevy Volt Slogan-Mania

By Doug Powers  •  July 31, 2010 12:27 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The Chevy Volt, the $41,000 before-tax-credit, four-seat car that you might as well buy because you’re paying for it anyway, goes 40 miles on a charge before the engine that requires premium gasoline kicks in and will probably cost its buyers more than a few friendships because the “dude, can I […]

Obama to sign Dodd-Frank monstrosity today

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 05:12 AM

Corrupt and corrupter.

Dealergate, social justice & the Obama job-killing machine; Update: The race factor

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 03:48 AM

DUI: Driving under the influence…of Big Labor-pandering, left-wing radicals My column today dives into the TARP special inspector general’s audit of the “Factors Affecting the Decisions of General Motors and Chrysler to Reduce Their Dealership Networks.” You can find it at the TARP OIG’s website here. I encourage you all to read through the entire […]

Punish GM’s false advertising

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 4, 2010 04:43 PM

Good for my friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. They’re filing a complaint with the FTC over GM’s B.S. bailout payback ad. The deets: The Competitive Enterprise Institute today filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, arguing that General Motors misleadingly claimed in a national TV ad that the company has paid back […]

Government Motors vs. Toyota

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 6, 2010 10:05 AM

(Photoshop credit: Reader Joe N.) U.S. regulators have announced they will seek a record $16.4 million fine against Toyota. Reader Bob e-mails: Well, the feds and their subsidiary GM just fined Toyota $16M. Coincidentally, Toyota just annihilated the competition in sales during March. This, under the immense duress of having the government and media slam […]

Chart of the morning: Guess who’s paying the Cover Tim Geithner’s A** “Bank Tax?” Y-o-u.

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 8, 2010 09:47 AM

In January, I deconstructed the White House “Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee” fakery for you: 1. The bank tax will inevitably be passed on to consumers and the White House has no way of stopping them from doing the dumping. 2. The tax won’t apply to non-banks, black holes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, or the […]

Dick Armey whitewashes John McCain’s fiscal irresponsibility record; Update: Armey walks it back

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 10, 2010 01:35 PM

Scroll for updates… You’ve got to be freaking kidding me. I mean, really. Come on: As former Rep. J.D. Hayworth prepares to officially enter the Republican primary race against incumbent Sen. John McCain, he probably had better not count on any support from FreedomWorks, the national conservative group closely associated with the Tea Party movement. […]

After the “Special Master of Compensation”

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 9, 2009 04:39 PM

The WSJ broke the news on Friday about Obama’s new “pay czar,” Kenneth Feinberg. His official title as executive-pay-limiter-in-chief: Special Master of Compensation. Can’t wait to see his logo. Next up: Obama appoints the… …Distinguished Overlord of Oxygen Intake (to limit individual human carbon emissions); …Royal Captain of Calorie Consumption (to limit weight gain and […]

Introducing GovMo

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 1, 2009 10:31 AM

(Photoshop credit: Reader Joe N.) It’s official. General Motors has filed for bankruptcy. Government Motors is now in business, with a perpetual taxpayer lifeline: General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as part of the Obama administration’s plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to […]

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