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Ford Goes There...New Ad Knocks Bailed Out Competition (Video)
gatewaypundit.com ^ | September 9, 2011 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 09/09/2011 7:50:58 PM PDT by SanFranDan

Ford goes there... Their latest television ad knocks the bailed out competition.

The Tatler reported: This hurts:

REPORTER: Chris, was buying American important to you?

CHRIS: I wasn’t going to buy another car that was bailed out by our government. I was gonna buy from a manufacturer that’s standing on their own, win, lose or draw. That’s what America’s about is, taking the chance to succeed and understanding when you fail, that you’ve gotta pick yourself up and go back to work. Ford is that company for me.


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1 posted on 09/09/2011 7:51:00 PM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: SanFranDan

Give me a broken Ford truck. Most can fix it.


2 posted on 09/09/2011 7:52:56 PM PDT by allmost
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To: SanFranDan

I love my Ford Escape.


3 posted on 09/09/2011 7:53:10 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SanFranDan

good ad. I agree with the message


4 posted on 09/09/2011 7:54:58 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: SanFranDan

Great! I bought a Ford earlier this year. No more GMs for me.


5 posted on 09/09/2011 7:56:34 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: SanFranDan

FGM!

I wouldn’t drive one if the title and keys were left in my driveway.


6 posted on 09/09/2011 7:59:26 PM PDT by maggief
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To: SanFranDan

An excellent commercial!! I’m sure the libs will SCREAM about it!


7 posted on 09/09/2011 8:05:06 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SanFranDan

Heard a local Ford dealer ad on the radio today.
They proudly proclaimed that they did not accept bail out money.
Obama is a fraud.


8 posted on 09/09/2011 8:05:14 PM PDT by 9422WMR (FOBO)
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To: SanFranDan

I will push my Mark VIII Lincoln to work and back before I will EVER own a GM or chrysler product new or old.


9 posted on 09/09/2011 8:06:41 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: SanFranDan

All I’m getting is the box with the red x....


10 posted on 09/09/2011 8:07:04 PM PDT by clintonh8r (One of Jimmy Hoffa's sons-of-bitches.)
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To: SanFranDan
Ford will be having trouble from Justice, the Department of Labor, NLRB, the union, the EPA, and the media.

For GM to sell it's future products, Ford must be broken.

The Won won't take kindly to this.

11 posted on 09/09/2011 8:09:11 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: SanFranDan

The bailed out companies added fuel to the fire by lying about paying the money back.Dyed in the wool gm people swear that the company paid it back.I told them they were full of cameros.Just lying to themselves.


12 posted on 09/09/2011 8:09:26 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: SanFranDan

The bailed out companies added fuel to the fire by lying about paying the money back.Dyed in the wool gm people swear that the company paid it back.I told them they were full of cameros.Just lying to themselves.


13 posted on 09/09/2011 8:09:35 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: clintonh8r
That's all I get, also.

And, by the way, the Freeper proper term is "the dreaded red X"....heheh.

Leni

14 posted on 09/09/2011 8:10:19 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Too Bad Those of Us who Work for a Living Have to Support Those who Vote for a Living)
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To: Lancey Howard

I like the looks of the Escape. Is it closer to the ground than the Explorer? I like the Explorer, but I still have to climb up into it. I’d like something where the seat is about ‘butt height’, where I can just slide over onto, into which I neither have to climb up, or sit DOWN.


15 posted on 09/09/2011 8:10:59 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SanFranDan

fortunate was ford,

they borrowed billions just before the crash.


16 posted on 09/09/2011 8:12:45 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: MinuteGal

Thanks. It’s easily found with a search. I got it at Club for Growth’s web site. It’s good!


17 posted on 09/09/2011 8:13:47 PM PDT by clintonh8r (One of Jimmy Hoffa's sons-of-bitches.)
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To: SanFranDan

I saw the ad and said, “WOO HOO!”


18 posted on 09/09/2011 8:14:20 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: SanFranDan

I am getting my financial ducks in a row-and it’s taken a long time, but I will soon be buying a loaded F-150 as a present to myself for being so self-disciplined for so long. My wife likes the GM pick-up trucks. No friggin way. No Japanese cars (in honor of my grandfather) and no GMs.


19 posted on 09/09/2011 8:15:15 PM PDT by MattinNJ
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To: SanFranDan

I heard as part of the bailout the unions can’t strike GM and Chrysler, so they have their sights set on Ford. This is going to get ugly for the UAW.


20 posted on 09/09/2011 8:16:32 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: SanFranDan
I wasn’t going to buy another car that was bailed out by our government. I was gonna buy from a manufacturer that’s standing on their own, win, lose or draw. That’s what America’s about is, taking the chance to succeed and understanding when you fail, that you’ve gotta pick yourself up and go back to work. Ford is that company for me.

Next car will be a Ford.

21 posted on 09/09/2011 8:17:58 PM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: SanFranDan

So, anyone know any LOYAL Chrysler or GM customers who will now buy Ford or something else going forward?


22 posted on 09/09/2011 8:25:11 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: SanFranDan

some of the money that bought the ford...
was sent to the fedgov...
which was sent to ford’s competition to keep them afloat

ford is being forced to work against their own best interests

yea, this makes sense and is totally sustainable
/sarc


23 posted on 09/09/2011 8:28:58 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: SuziQ
I had a '94 Explorer, which I loved. My '04 Escape is not the same climb as the Explorer. It's a good height, easy to get in and out of. My wife likes it (although she likes her Pilot more).

2004 Ford Escape
It's very quick and has (real) 4-wheel drive. Great car.

24 posted on 09/09/2011 8:34:19 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SanFranDan

We’ve always been Ford fans and that for sure won’t change now. In the past 8 yrs we’ve owned 2 F350s (one was a Harley model), an F450, a Mustang and a Flex.


25 posted on 09/09/2011 8:40:12 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you gotta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: SuziQ

Check out the FLEX. I am in all kinds of rental cars and on our last visit to Watkins Glen, we received a FLEX for our rental. Mindful that our team is all serious car guys (racing) we were all impressed with the fit, finish, luxury appointments, power and ride. All of the inner seats were very comfortable and folded down far easier than my wife’s LX 470.

Plus it gives you the seating you are looking for. Went to look at one tonite and it will be the next new vehicle I buy. My daily ride is a 2000 F350 Lariat, Crew Cab, Dually, Long Bed, 7.3 Power Stroke.


26 posted on 09/09/2011 8:41:03 PM PDT by mazda77
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To: SanFranDan

We bought a new Ford Taurus for this very reason. Their sales rose dramatically shortly after the bailout and it became known that they refused it.


27 posted on 09/09/2011 8:45:57 PM PDT by MNnice (Showing fresh signs of liberalitis, the strain of the orbital muscles due to excessive eye rolling)
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To: SanFranDan

Always buy Toyota here, but looking into buying a ford as our next car. Will NEVER buy a gm- ever.


28 posted on 09/09/2011 8:48:05 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: SuziQ
I’d like something where the seat is about ‘butt height’, where I can just slide over onto, into which I neither have to climb up, or sit DOWN.

You might check out the Flex - it's longer than the Escape but the driving position is lower than most SUVs. In a choice between the Edge and the Flex, I chose the Flex.

29 posted on 09/09/2011 8:48:59 PM PDT by Ben Hecks (Memo for Hoffa: Bring your lunch)
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To: SanFranDan

add Gibson to the list


30 posted on 09/09/2011 8:54:33 PM PDT by paythefiddler (redefeat communism)
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To: SanFranDan

Still flogging my ‘93 F-150 4X4, bought new.

Second clutch, 3rd exhaust, 4th set of tires. 165,000 miles.

Straight six that refuses to die. My wife thinks I’m crazy but I’m not parting with this rig ‘til the engine dies. No sign of that yet.


31 posted on 09/09/2011 8:57:40 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik ("The trouble with internet quotations is that you don't know if they are true"-Abraham Lincoln.)
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To: SanFranDan
Excellent commercial available here pending Obama raid

32 posted on 09/09/2011 9:04:18 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: SanFranDan

Good for Ford.
They only said what many millions have thought since the collective idiots at GM and Chrysler were bailed out. =.=


33 posted on 09/09/2011 9:17:00 PM PDT by cranked
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To: SanFranDan

As far as I’m concerned, GM and Chrysler are dead. Will never buy one of thier vehicles again.


34 posted on 09/09/2011 9:25:36 PM PDT by animal172 (Please Lord. Come get the liberals.)
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To: allmost

I bought a Ford F150, Ol’ Blue, in 1978. Before she passed away, she had carried me 460,000 miles on three engines.

R.I.P., Ol’ Blue.


35 posted on 09/09/2011 9:26:50 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: RobinOfKingston

I expected the mileage to be much higher. Ford trucks kind of work in my experience.


36 posted on 09/09/2011 9:30:55 PM PDT by allmost
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To: 9422WMR
Heard a local Ford dealer ad on the radio today. They proudly proclaimed that they did not accept bail out money.

Don't kid yourself, they're all on Uncle Sam's tit:

25 June 2009

"Ford Motor Company was supposed to be the only major U.S. automaker not in need of a bailout, but this week Ford accepted a $5.9 billion loan subsidy under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007"

37 posted on 09/09/2011 10:09:08 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: Reddy

I won’t say I will never buy gm again, but it will be a long time.

Or until they go bankrupt again. I think it will happen... I just hope it does under a more free market oriented president, and they learn hard and unpleasant lessons.

But I won’t buy Ford either... UAW touched it? I don’t want it! The bailout of GM just put money in the UAW’s pockets, and as long as Ford allows that cancer to stay within its factory walls, it will continue to metastasize and eventually defeat Ford.


38 posted on 09/09/2011 10:23:39 PM PDT by Aqua225 (Realist)
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To: SuziQ

The Flex is your ticket.


39 posted on 09/09/2011 10:32:19 PM PDT by Adams (Fight on!)
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To: OrioleFan

“Can’t strike” like the goons in Washington “couldn’t” (at least not in the manner they did). If they sense Obama weakness, the Marxist thugs may well do that anyhow.


40 posted on 09/09/2011 10:37:46 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Gunslingr3

An astounding figure to us peons, but it’s dwarf peanuts in the big picture.


41 posted on 09/09/2011 10:40:00 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: SanFranDan

Yep ... That is the same rationale for my next vehicle to be either a Ford F250 or Mustang. I utterly refuse to purchase ANY vehicle from GM ... Now or ever.


42 posted on 09/09/2011 10:50:25 PM PDT by kschockeynut87 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my GOD, my family and my country.)
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To: Navy Patriot
Obama has already sic’ed the UAW onto Ford, they are now threatening to go on strike.
43 posted on 09/09/2011 10:53:58 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: Gunslingr3
There's a major difference. "The EISA loan is designed to help the auto industry by supporting “capital investments in facilities designed to produce vehicles with greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.".

And Ford didn't screw over their bond holders to pay off the UAW.

44 posted on 09/10/2011 12:31:18 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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To: mazda77

Plus the FLEX looks cool.


45 posted on 09/10/2011 12:36:42 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: SanFranDan
I could have saved $4500.00 on a new Chevy Equinox, but I went with the Kia Sorento instead and I couldn't be happier. Made in America by non-union workers.
46 posted on 09/10/2011 12:51:43 AM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: ROTB
ME!! I have been a loyal GM owner since I started driving. My last car was a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am. Can't say enough good about that car. Nearly 300,000 miles on it and it still runs great.

However, I drive almost 200 miles a day just getting to work and back and it was time for a new car. So, when I went looking, the only place I went was to the local Ford dealer. I was looking for a new Mustang V-6. At 300 hp and 30 miles to the gallon it sounded ideal. Well, they did not have any in stock, so I had to settle for a very low milage 2009 Mustang GT. What a ride!! It only gets 25 mpg, but i can live with it.

47 posted on 09/10/2011 2:50:51 AM PDT by snowtigger (.)
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To: SanFranDan

Ford need not remind me.
I’ll be damned if I’d ever purchase a chrysler or g.m. product ever again. I’d purchase a Yugo first.
Like Obammy, f-em.


48 posted on 09/10/2011 3:30:56 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Obammy is little more than a quota boy with a teleprompter)
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To: SanFranDan
General Motors says bankruptcy excuses it from repairs on 400K cars

General Motors Co. is hiding behind its former self in an attempt to dodge being responsible for fixing suspension problems on more than 400,000 vehicles.

The Detroit automaker says it is not responsible for the suspension repairs on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impala models from 2007 and 2008 because the flaw predated its bankruptcy.

Aug. 19, Reuters: “ … In a recent filing with the U.S. District Court in Detroit, GM noted that the cars were made by its predecessor General Motors Corp. (not Co.), now called Motors Liquidation Co or "Old GM," before its 2009 bankruptcy and federal bailout.”

The current company, commonly known as the "New GM," said it did not assume responsibility under the reorganization to fix the Impala problem, but only to make repairs "subject to conditions and limitations" in express written warranties, according to Reuters.

Experts not involved with the lawsuit, which sparked the debate, say it is quite common for a company to not assume any responsibility for problems facing their pre-bankrupt company.

"It is fairly common," said Daniel P. Dalton, of Bloomfield Hills-based Dalton & Tomich PLC. “It is one reason why companies go into bankruptcy.

“In General Motors’ cause, as well as Chrysler … the idea is let the bankruptcy court trustee decide the value of the claims as opposed to going through the judicial system.”

Dalton told MLive Detroit all the bad assets and the lawsuits that “Old GM” faced went, and continue to go, to Motors Liquidation, not the "new" company.

This isn’t the first-time GM has hid behind its bankruptcy to avoid litigation.

In October, Motors Liquidation -- not GM -- reached a $773 million environmental settlement agreement with the Obama administration to improve nearly 90 of former GM sites in 14 states.

Under the program, vacant properties, facilities and offices left barren by GM’s bankruptcy were expected to be razed or rehabilitated under the plan.

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49 posted on 09/10/2011 4:26:52 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Lancey Howard
"I love my Ford Escape."

Me too. We've have two of them.

50 posted on 09/10/2011 5:05:55 AM PDT by blues_guitarist (Obama's "Manchurian" agenda is right on track . . . HE MUST BE STOPPED!! - Black & Humble)
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