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  • Greek elections to usher in anti-bailout parties

    05/04/2012 1:07:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 04.05.12 @ 09:29 (May 4) | Valentina Pop
    Greece's two main parties are set for heavy losses in Sunday's (6 May) elections, with anti-bailout groups on the extreme left and right to enter parliament for the first time, raising again the prospect of an exit from the eurozone. Public anger at the austerity measures linked to the second, €130-billion-strong bailout package could translate into a new Parliament unable to form a ruling coalition and a new round of elections being called in the next months. Observers expect the ruling center-right New Democracy and the center-left Pasok parties to come in first and second, but it is unclear whether...
  • Report: Ford Pulls Anti-Bailout Ad After Pressure From Obama Admin

    09/27/2011 2:01:19 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 16 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 09/27/2011 | J.M. Seidl
    Remember that clever little Ford ad that showed an actual buyer being led into a surprise news conference and answering impromptu questions? You know, the one where the buyer says, “I wasn’t going to buy another car that was bailed out by the government. I was going to buy from a manufacturer that’s standing on their own: win, lose, or draw. That’s what America is about is taking the chance to succeed and understanding when you fail that you gotta’ pick yourself up and go back to work.”
  • Chicago on the Potomac: White House reportedly takes Ford to woodshed over anti-bailout ad

    09/27/2011 10:58:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 9/27/11 | Michelle Malkin
    Your Chicago Way read of the day comes from the Detroit News, where columnist Daniel Howes brings news that a few calls from the White House have led to Ford Motor Company yanking ads that spotlighted its refusal to take government auto bailout money. The ad is no longer on the company’s YouTube page. Nice car company ya got there, fellas. Would be a shame if anything happened to it… (h/t Is This Blog On, Cold Fury): For the only Detroit automaker that “didn’t take the money” of the federal auto bailouts, Ford Motor Co. keeps paying a price for...