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1 posted on 07/31/2009 9:02:08 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

More Marxist Redistribution of Wealth using our Tax system.


2 posted on 07/31/2009 9:04:12 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Nachum

It was a $1 billion PR stunt.


4 posted on 07/31/2009 9:06:03 AM PDT by PGR88
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A nation that destroys perfectly good cars, and taxes the public $4500 each time it does so, in order to diminish a “global warming” that doesn’t exist, is a nation that has clearly lost its mind.


5 posted on 07/31/2009 9:07:01 AM PDT by Defiant (Reaganland vs. Obamastan: Let's go our separate ways.)
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It would be interesting to learn how many of these new cars were bought from GM and Chrysler.


6 posted on 07/31/2009 9:08:29 AM PDT by kabar
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“Carmakers and dealers have booked expensive advertising to capitalize on buyers’ interest in CARS, and now will be left promoting a tie-in with a discontinued government program — one that wasn’t supposed to end until Nov. 1..."

If the government can screw up a program like cash-for-clunkers imagine what they can do when they run healthcare.

7 posted on 07/31/2009 9:10:15 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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And your rank and file leftist won’t make any connection between this and the inevitable failure of socialist healthcare.

The demand for something “free” is infinite. Like gravity, it’s not just a good idea, it’s the “law”.


8 posted on 07/31/2009 9:10:47 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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Other people’s money. Of course this is going to be a popular program. They are giving away money via the car dealers.


9 posted on 07/31/2009 9:15:55 AM PDT by La Lydia ( Enoch Powell was right.)
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And much like most government programs, Congress was incapable of actually estimating how much it would cost. They are now facing the prospect of tripling down on a program only a week after it began.

Is that a record?

10 posted on 07/31/2009 9:17:45 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (if the government makes trading a used car this hard how are they going to handle a doctor visit?)
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On average there were ONLY twelve $4,500 “deals” per dealership in the US. And if we ask which “deals” were honored - and in what zip codes - we’ll be called racists...


13 posted on 07/31/2009 9:31:18 AM PDT by GOPJ (Maldives sea levels have NOT risen in 1250 years -Professor Nils-Axel Moerner)
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I am in a crazy situation due to the cash for clunkers program. i bought a new honda fit on wednesday before the official date of Friday 23rd for kickoff. the law clearly states that a dealer that wrtes a contract before the final rule was issued must assume the full responsiblility for getting the rebate from the government. i signed the contract and turned over my clunker that meets all requirements and wrote them a check for the balance. my check has cleared and they now want me to sign some papers accepting full responsibility for them getting paid by the government or else they want the new car back. i told them to take a hike and they are threatening to snatch the new car. At this point, the new car is locked in my garage and i have told them that i will give them a very short timeframe to deliver my title and then i will file a fraud claim against them under the provisions of the CARS act and start filing whatever other claims i can file for free prior to lawyering up.


14 posted on 07/31/2009 9:35:13 AM PDT by fatrat (extremely extreme right-wing radicalized veteran)
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this is good actually especially since this news broke yesterday/today and will drive bam’s poll numbers even lower, ya’ think?


16 posted on 07/31/2009 9:52:54 AM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT ("Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow"C.Coolidge)
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bump


17 posted on 07/31/2009 9:54:22 AM PDT by lowbridge (It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's that they know so much that isn't so - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum; All
Here's your chance to vote:

936,400 votes as of 10:00 am, 7.31.09

Yahoo-AT&T Poll

Q. The president's progress with the battered economy has been both praised and criticized. How well are his efforts measuring up with you?

Extremely well. We are undoubtedly moving in the right direction. 14%
Fairly well. There's still a long way to go. 9%
Not well at all. His plans are hurting more than helping. 76%
Not sure/No opinion. 2%

19 posted on 07/31/2009 10:06:45 AM PDT by SloopJohnB (FEDGOV.SYS corrupted...Revolt, Re-boot, Abort, Washington D.C?)
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What a joke. This billion dollars is more than the stimulus package. Gone in a week. That’s 222,000 cars sold and free money to those with clunkers(ie. democrats). And they are voting to double it. All funded by increased national debt.


22 posted on 07/31/2009 10:24:58 AM PDT by spyone (ridiculum)
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my wife works with a woman who was considering doing this. My wife said, so where does this money come from? The lady, goes, "uhhhhh, Obama...". My wife said, "no, out of my pocket"

I was so proud of her!

24 posted on 07/31/2009 10:44:32 AM PDT by CharlieOK1 (Jimmy Carter: Now available in 1/2 black)
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I can’t believe the great looking “clunkers” that are being traded in. Most look much better than the 81 truck and 90 Honda I have, both of which are paid for and run great.

I was really offended to see that the “clunkers” have to been completely destroyed and their parts cannot enter the secondary marketplace, artificially driving up the cost of parts for those who see no need to buy a new car or truck that only gets 2 MPG better than their old truck.

And what happened to “Reduce, REUSE, RECYCLE” and how does the environmental cost of manufacturing brand new cars beat the cost of reusing an older car with many more years of life?


25 posted on 07/31/2009 10:45:03 AM PDT by HEM
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Per WJR radio Detroit, congress is rushing though, another 2 Billion for this program.

Don’t see how this well help me get a job however, (or anyone else unemployed)?


28 posted on 07/31/2009 12:35:48 PM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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