Consumers Put the Brakes on Obama’s Fuel Goals

NPR published an interesting story: “Is Obama’s Hope For Better Fuel Economy Sputtering Out?” The story begins by telling us that the automobile manufacturers are claiming that Obama’s bailout was a “success.” There were high-fives this week from Detroit to Washington, D.C., as carmakers celebrated record auto sales. Americans bought 17.5 million cars and trucks in 2015. That’s a huge turnaround from 2009, and the Obama administration cheered the rebound as vindication of the president’s Read more […]

US Auto Bailout Forced US Taxpayers To Prop Up Failing Italian Company

Do we really need any more examples of why the government should never be allowed to meddle in companies that just need to go bankrupt? Oh, why not one more. From the Open Market blog: In the 2009 deal overseen by the Obama administration’s auto task force, Fiat paid no money to acquire its initial 20 percent stake in Chrysler — only contributing some of its intellectual property, instead. Fiat would later pay $2.2 billion to raise its stake in the company to 58.5 percent. Continuing the Read more […]

Jennifer Granholm Revs Up Emotional Democrat Dolts

Wow. Just, wow. I have no words. I may be late to the party, but I just watched a short clip of a speech given by former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm at the DNC. It is kind of like watching a huge car wreck: it is gut-wrenchingly awful, but I just can’t take my eyes off of it. The sad sacks in the audience have so completely imbibed of the Obama mind-altering elixir that they are no longer in control of their own bodies. Their mouths drip praise for the man who supposedly “saved the Read more […]