The Arizona Sentinel

February 10, 2009

GM sets the Example for Governments

Filed under: My Posts — thearizonasentinel @ 6:37 pm
The Arizona Sentinel

Today’s announcement by General Motors sets the example for the U.S. Government , Every State , and Every County and Every City, Town and Township. And here is how I got there. General Motors Vice Chairman, Bob Lutz, announced he would be retiring at the end of 2009. Bob Lutz was the savior of Gem’s unit design,. However, like a good soldier, he recognizes that his salary would be saved if he resigns. General Motors making further economic moves, announced it would be reducing its white collar jobs from 73,000 to 63,000 or 14% of its white collar work force. General Motors recognizing that if it is going to remain a institution it must make drastic and dramatic cuts in its operation.

So Arizona , Phoenix, Navajo County and all governments around the country,. Make a note,. If your going to remain a institution, you better pay attention. Because Taxpayers have had it up to our inseams. If General Motors can cut 14% plus out of their budgets,. There is no reason , you can’t cut 30-50% out of yours. This country, is on the tip of a pinnacle. The current 10.7 trillion debt, plus the bush screw up add other 10 plus Trillion dollars in guarantees, then add this 1.3 trillion dollars of more borrowed money from china. We are tipping the scale the wrong direction.

Currently the numbers of Americans opposed to this additional debt are at 54-58 % depending on which poll you look at.

The bottom line here is , the business’s , corporations of America , pay attention to the General Motors example. We’ve a long way to go and no time to get there. The adjustment or correction we are facing is going to hurt. However, we will come out of this. I know , I’ve been through two of these. One of the issues that the auto industry will eventually come to is that they to will be reducing the retail pricing of their units,and closing of dealerships there are to many. The UAW will have to get out of the way. Example,.. I have several friends in the home construction business here and in Oklahoma. One of those recently told me that on a particular high end home recently completed but not sold , is going thru the foreclosure process. The appraisal one year ago on this particular unit was 50% higher than the one just completed. In other words, this unit has lost one half 1/2 of its value. Reality has set in .

While I’m mentioning appraisers.. I can tell you that one factor in our mess , goes directly to the appraisers,… I know first hand, that they would call the mortgage broker, or the title company and ask for the numbers on the contract,.. Go do a drive by and collect a check. At every step in the housing industry , there was fraud , and incompetence. But that is gonna get fixed.

My hats off to Rick Wagner and Bob Lutz at GM. When I heard the news this morning, I tipped my hat to them. There are 19,000 workers being laid off everyday in America. Americans are going to have to recognize that they are not to good to make beds, clean urinals, clean houses, flip burgers, and so on. Tough Love is in order here,. Illegal aliens will have to be removed from all states. Americans are going either wake up or find them selves checking dumpsters for food. Our education system has failed America,.. The Fed Education Department is a failure and must be terminated. Education must be returned to the states,.. The policy of tenor must be terminated. America’s taxpayers have been forced to throw billions of dollars to a failed system. And the result , the cost of a higher education is out of reach for millions of qualified  American students. Until that problem is fixed, millions of H1B visas will be issued to foreign workers, with the math and science skills and that American kids do not possess. Our kids sitting around playing videos games, wont cut it.

The UAW will concede or GM will be forced to leave the country to survive.  







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