On November 8th, I blogged about the moaning Motown automakers. I wish that readers would revisit my earlier stance and tack on these tidbits. I still think that, for the time being, congress should overlook a monopoly status and force the Big-3 automobile companies to form a Tri-Merger. In our current condition, America can not sustain three separate companies. The Unions should be kicked out and contracts renegotiated while under bankruptcy status. Laborers need to understand that their salaries need to be cut to be competitive and that if there is no company, they will have more than wage reduction to worry about. Next it is time to trim the fat...the executives. Need I say more about them? I am in favor of bailout money being issued in the form of a trust fund (not controlled by anyone remotely tied to the automobile industry) to secure pensions of retirees, God love them. These people did their jobs, paid their dues, and were the supports for a large portion of our economy through the years. Truly, we are in jeopardy of committing crimes against the elderly if we lead them on a "Trail of Tears". Washington...do the right thing.
May God bless America...and may America deserve it!
Zanne Booker 11-18-08
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