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  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,465
    I finally got a chance to put some Shinola on the convertible. I used Meguiar’s Ultimate Fast Finish. Took about ten minutes not counting wash time.



    Not bad for 20 year old paint.

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  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,161
    driver100 said:

    We are off to see family in Victoria B.C. Will be back on Tuesday. I don't think I can log on using my tablet, tried with a different account etc., so I should be back soon...I will be able to read, BUT, Sorry, can't comment :'(
    You will have to try and manage without me.

    Been there, done that. :(

    jmonroe
  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,095
    News of the day is that the UAW announced that their 49000 members are striking GM as of midnight.

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 33,703
    entirely possible that devolves into a nose cut off to spite the face scenario.

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    edited September 15
    Another day at Miami Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium where the beer and the food was stupendous, the air-conditioning welcomed and the Dolphins lost 43-0 - even worse than last week. At least they scored 10 points last week!

    A pathetic performance by every member of the team including the new head coach. The stadium had half empty seats. Next home game will be almost empty in my estimation. Going to be a long winter down here - not one pro team with any chance of winning. An atrocity! 😗😂😂😩

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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,607
    Keep it up and they’ll pay you to sit in the box.
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  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 124,410
    Tank for Tua!

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542

    Keep it up and they’ll pay you to sit in the box.

    Even the skyboxes were empty - frustrating!

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  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,095
    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.

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  • berriberri Posts: 10,166
    Detroit press is saying Ford is having to ship quite a few 2020 Explorer's and Aviators off the Chicago assembly line to Flat Rock for repairs, some apparently rather significant. Perhaps they pushed these into production before they were ready for prime time too? What a mess.
  • carnaughtcarnaught Desert SWPosts: 2,783
    abacomike said:

    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.
    Good football layer, sleazy human.

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,696
    berri said:

    Detroit press is saying Ford is having to ship quite a few 2020 Explorer's and Aviators off the Chicago assembly line to Flat Rock for repairs, some apparently rather significant. Perhaps they pushed these into production before they were ready for prime time too? What a mess.

    There have been some recalls in the news for various cars lately.

    At least Ford will have some time to catch up sales if the UAW strikes against GM tonight.

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 33,703
    carnaught said:

    abacomike said:

    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.
    Good football layer, sleazy human.

    Which one? B)

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  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,161
    carnaught said:

    abacomike said:

    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.
    Good football layer, sleazy human.

    Not the first one like that in the history of the NFL. In fact, if you didn't know better, it's almost easy to understand that they condone it. If you're good they have a place for you.

    jmonroe
  • berriberri Posts: 10,166
    @imidazol97
    You may well be right, especially if the GM strike drags out. Some very contentious and difficult issues on both sides of the bargaining table. But the Explorer is probably Ford's number 2 critical vehicle behind the F-150. I was looking forward to following its RWD debut experience. Guess I'll have to wait awhile now.
  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,095
    It seems that one of Ford's major corporate metrics (and thus what helps drive senior management compensation) is "on-time launch". As we saw with the Focus DCT fiasco, this can have unforeseen consequences (or maybe they saw them and just didn't care).

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    carnaught said:

    abacomike said:

    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.
    Good football layer, sleazy human.

    Carnaught, if you mean Brown, perhaps you are correct - but Brady does not fit that category of “sleazy” IMO.

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    For some strange reason, it seems a bit odd that GM is frequently the main target of The UAW. GM always seems the first one to have a strike on its hands.

    Could be the lack of appropriate collective bargaining on GM’s part or on the part of the UAW. Why always GM?

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  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,161
    ab348 said:

    It seems that one of Ford's major corporate metrics (and thus what helps drive senior management compensation) is "on-time launch". As we saw with the Focus DCT fiasco, this can have unforeseen consequences (or maybe they saw them and just didn't care).

    That has to be the way they draw it up at Harvard's business school..."that's the next suckers problem, I got mine now let's see if the next guy can get his".

    jmonroe
  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,161
    abacomike said:

    For some strange reason, it seems a bit odd that GM is frequently the main target of The UAW. GM always seems the first one to have a strike on its hands.

    Could be the lack of appropriate collective bargaining on GM’s part or on the part of the UAW. Why always GM?

    Because GM is the biggest. If they can get concessions from GM, the rest will fall like dominoes. At least that's the way it used to be and it worked. I met a guy a long time ago that worked at a Fisher Body plant not too far from me and he used to moan, "why are we always the guinea pig".

    jmonroe
  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    I wonder how much a barrel of oil will jump in price when the market opens tomorrow. My guess is $15.00+. That would put it at over $73.00 a barrel.

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  • carnaughtcarnaught Desert SWPosts: 2,783
    edited September 16
    abacomike said:

    carnaught said:

    abacomike said:

    ab348 said:

    At least you got to see TB12 and AB play catch.

    Yes - Tom Brady is, without doubt, the best QB in NFL history. Brown is amazing - he is so quick and deceptive - worth the millions they are paying him.
    Good football layer, sleazy human.

    Carnaught, if you mean Brown, perhaps you are correct - but Brady does not fit that category of “sleazy” IMO.

    Yeah talking about Brown, with some child support and other issues. Brady, like him or hate him, does not fall in that category.
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,026
    but Brady does not fit that category of “sleazy” IMO

    A different kind of sleazy...

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  • bwiabwia Boston Posts: 2,372
    abacomike said:

    For some strange reason, it seems a bit odd that GM is frequently the main target of The UAW. GM always seems the first one to have a strike on its hands.

    Could be the lack of appropriate collective bargaining on GM’s part or on the part of the UAW. Why always GM?


    It's all about the Benjamins. Last year GM made $8 billion in profits while its executives are earned humongous salaries and bonuses. Besides, Ford and Chrysler signed contract extensions with their employees. And the strike hopefully will curb GM's penchant for plant closings.

    In the end, the strike will not hurt GM that much as it will help to bring down bloated dealer inventory levels from 77 days to a more respectable 61 days for the industry.
  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,696
    edited September 16
    Hadn't Ford moved a lot of production out of the UAW's US area?

    It was a mistake when UAW was given part ownership of GM and was allowed to continue the stranglehold on BIG 3 production within the US. This morning the radio show talked about average folks are paying over 20% of their healthcare costs: UAW workers are paying 3%, and complaining about it.

    For the UAW to demand even more now takes chutzpah to overlook that bond holders, including many mutual funds, got nothing on GM bonds when the original company dissolved as UAW got ownership in the new company.

    The UAW also has had some problems about the management--I recall recently a large sum of cash was found in the Canton MI home of one of the big wigs. Corruption always affects those at the top of these pyramids and that applies to unions.

    As to the closed plants, IIRC an electric truck company is supported for buying Lordstown. The negotiation offerings by GM have been publicized after the UAW went out complaining they weren't given enough when involved in part ownership of the new GM and having been kept as a union strangling the company. Honda, toyota, don't have that problem at their plants within the US, do they? GM offered $8000 each as as bonus for signing?

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  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusPosts: 11,553
    edited September 16
    I’ve been on both sides of that coin...having worked as a Union Member (UAW, in particular) while I was trying to earn money to finish college. And, I’ve been a part of GM Plant Management (very briefly) after graduation. Dont’ know why, but GM always had an adversarial relationship with their hourly workers. Of course, coin flips both ways.

    Bottom line, when GM had hat in hand, they came to the gov’t and the hourly workers for help. UAW had foregone wage increases and bonuses as a result.

    Now, when it’s time to fulfill the promises made for payback once GM got healthy, they seem to have a short memory. Can’t do that and expect to get away with it.

    I don’t side with the UAW all the time. This time, I do.
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  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusPosts: 11,553
    Mike, I feel for the fans of the Miami pro teams. Both baseball and football (which has the more storied franchise) have been stripped of their former glory. Cincinnati fans feel your pain.

    But, with the Dolphins, for management to so unashamedly tank is a travesty.

    I do feel good about our REDS. The long, drawn out rebuild is starting to make sense. The Bengals? Will give the new coaching regime some time. But, it’s clear to me they have so many holes to fill, I hope they end up with one of the top draft slots next season so we can finally get another QB and build around him.

    Of course, that’s Miami’s plan of action, too. Although, by tanking this season, they have a wealth of draft capital to build upon.
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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542

    Mike, I feel for the fans of the Miami pro teams. Both baseball and football (which has the more storied franchise) have been stripped of their former glory. Cincinnati fans feel your pain.

    But, with the Dolphins, for management to so unashamedly tank is a travesty.

    I do feel good about our REDS. The long, drawn out rebuild is starting to make sense. The Bengals? Will give the new coaching regime some time. But, it’s clear to me they have so many holes to fill, I hope they end up with one of the top draft slots next season so we can finally get another QB and build around him.

    Of course, that’s Miami’s plan of action, too. Although, by tanking this season, they have a wealth of draft capital to build upon.

    I now refuse to go to any Dolphins games - food and beer/wine is one thing, but purposely tanking an entire season (probably 3-4 seasons) is a travesty to the Miami fans. The stadium was half empty yesterday and the next home game will have more visiting team fans in the stands than home team fans.

    Miami is going to trade away more great players - not just for draft picks but also to reduce payrolls so an empty stadium won’t hurt them very much.

    Our baseball and hockey teams are in the gutter as well and it is in the cards for the Heat to tank as well.

    Maybe I will start following Chicago or Texas teams from now on - not worth getting upset with the Miami teams.😝😆😩😗

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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,607
    Miami will have to do what Cleveland did for a while - take advantage of their history on the big screen. I remember going with my now-wife to Indians games during Ricky Vaughn bobble-head giveaway night. Dolphins could do Ace Ventura bobble-head giveaway night.
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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,026
    Laces out!

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  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,205
    yesterday was a bad day. Both Giants and Eagles lost.

    Anybody else disgusted when McCown took the eagles into scoring position only to have Wentz take over at that crucial moment and not deliver? Horrible decision to take the ball out of a QB's hands when the momentum is in his favor.

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,026
    Agreed on that... they should have let him finish the series.

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  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,696
    edited September 16
    abacomike said:


    Maybe I will start following Chicago or Texas teams from now on - not worth getting upset with the Miami teams.😝😆😩😗

    I'll offer the Bengals for you to follow. They have a sweetheart deal that they get paid for all the empty seats by the County's agreement with the Bengals.

    To relate that to cars, that would be like an auto manufacturer being built their plant by the state/city and then paid for all the number of autos they don't sell each year if their sales aren't going at full tilt.

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  • dino001dino001 Tampa, FLPosts: 5,516
    abacomike said:

    For some strange reason, it seems a bit odd that GM is frequently the main target of The UAW. GM always seems the first one to have a strike on its hands.

    Could be the lack of appropriate collective bargaining on GM’s part or on the part of the UAW. Why always GM?

    I think it’s two reasons - one, being largest, so if the unions show success there, the theory is other two will fall in line. Two, they also had likely very weak, self-serving management over the years. I remember one time Bob Lutz was asked why they didn’t fight the unions hard enough he pointed out to the strike fund, apparently unions had something like 3 months and GM wouldn’t last three weeks. I almost jump from my seats, why the reporter didn’t ask whose fault it was. They new about it for decades, but did nothing to strengthen financial position of the company. There are was - dividend cut/elimination, credit arrangements. But all if that would mean temporary pain for shareholders and the managers would have to face them, stock would be down, bonuses would be suspended or reduced. Not that it all happened later but at least Wagoneer, Lutz and bunch of other got their bonuses and saw their job to hide real condition of the company, rather than fix it.

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  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,696

    I’ve been on both sides of that coin...having worked as a Union Member (UAW, in particular) while I was trying to earn money to finish college. And, I’ve been a part of GM Plant Management (very briefly) after graduation. Dont’ know why, but GM always had an adversarial relationship with their hourly workers. Of course, coin flips both ways.

    Bottom line, when GM had hat in hand, they came to the gov’t and the hourly workers for help. UAW had foregone wage increases and bonuses as a result.

    Now, when it’s time to fulfill the promises made for payback once GM got healthy, they seem to have a short memory. Can’t do that and expect to get away with it.

    I don’t side with the UAW all the time. This time, I do.

    There's a difference between the UAW leadership and the rank and file. The leadership is currently under investigation for various problems. I recall decades back talking about cars it was mentioned how the leadership of the Union has a different retirement plan from the rank and file, funded at 105% then. However, the rank and file plan was e.g. only 60% funded (I don't recall the exact numbers).

    The union did not support the IUE and another one at the Moraine Assembly. They were left out of any of the nice benefits for jobs from the agreement with the gov't. Moraine was closed. The union folks were, well, up a creek.

    And management at GM has always been middle bloated and all over paid. The middle types at Moraine Assembly were having to fight to get their retirement plan funded by the US government.

    Half dozen of one, six of the other. I'm glad I'm not negotiating on this.

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  • bwiabwia Boston Posts: 2,372
    The fans in Pittsburgh are not feeling any better either. Roethlisberger is out for the season and will probably undergo Tommy John surgery. This creates an opportunistic opening for Colin Kaepernick to return to the NFL with little risk to the Steelers. Even the guys at ESPN are hinting at that prospect.
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 33,703
    Giants fans (well, many of them) will be happy to trade you Eli. Veteran presence! 2 super bowl rings!

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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,607
    This is going to be a crummy NFL season. I can already tell.
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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 33,703
    Not if you are a patriots fan.

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  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusPosts: 11,553
    Steelers have been kidding themselves for a little while, now.....hanging onto Big Ben a little too long instead of drafting his successor.

    Bengals did the same thing with Dalton. We could have drafted Lamar Jackson. WE didn’t. Bengals have waisted so much draft capital that we could have fielded a good team with the ones Bengals could have drafted, but didn’t.

    At least the REDs have one of the best starting rotations in the NL set up for next year, and a couple of young sluggers to build around (Aquino and Suarez).
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  • houdini2houdini2 Posts: 382
    abacomike said:

    For some strange reason, it seems a bit odd that GM is frequently the main target of The UAW. GM always seems the first one to have a strike on its hands.

    Could be the lack of appropriate collective bargaining on GM’s part or on the part of the UAW. Why always GM?

    GM is the only one with 30 billion in cash laying around.
  • laurasdadalaurasdada Posts: 3,455
    GM is the only one with 30 billion in cash laying around.

    Speak for yourself! :D

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  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,095
    Rumors were floated last week by someone (forget who) that Roethlisberger was going to pack it in after this year anyway. But he is under contract for this year and next at $30 million per year so recover from surgery this year to collect that paycheck, and then bow out with another $30 mil next year.

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,542
    edited September 16
    Today, all the local newscasts and newspapers trounced on the Miami Dolphins approach to rebuilding their team. To lose two consecutive games by 49 and then 47 points is outrageous! They are not finished with trading their best players and those best players have made it known they want out.

    If I was a Dolphin and I saw the handwriting on the wall, I’d want out as quickly as possible. Even the owner of the team said it will be long and painful to rebuild the Dolphins. What kind of message is that sending career players in their prime?

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  • ventureventure Central PAPosts: 1,387
    The search has begun.

    My wife has had her Forester for over 4 years now so I figured it’s time to get her something new; even though she doesn’t care. She passes the 5% rule for needing a 3-row vehicle now, at least in the summer months. She does not want back in a minivan.

    We went out looking yesterday so she could take her time since the dealers are closed on Sundays.

    We started at Honda, looking at the Pilot. She liked them, but wasn’t thrilled.

    Next was the Chevy/Mazda dealer. They didn’t have a single CX9 and she didn’t like the Traverse.

    Next was Ford/Kia. Nothing there interested her. Well, actually the Flex got her attention. She laughed at it.

    We went right past the Dodge/Nissan place and the Buick/GMC place and landed at the Toyota/VW place. She was not enticed by the big yellow things hanging on the rear-view mirrors at Toyota. Every Highlander had a reduced price of somewhere in the 40’s and she didn’t like the 4Runner. She is very frugal even though I’m buying. She was actually offended by the supposedly low prices.

    She liked the VW Atlas. They only have 2019’s, but they are all reduced which, sort of, made her happy. One with any equipment at all is still in the high 30’s.

    Next was Subaru. She is working on her third Forester so I thought it might be good to go with some other brand. She really likes the Ascent.

    It looks like the Atlas and Ascent have 1 vote each and the Pilot has ½ vote.

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  • berriberri Posts: 10,166
    Don't tell her the Pilot is closely related to the Odyssey ;)
  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,465
    abacomike said:

    I wonder how much a barrel of oil will jump in price when the market opens tomorrow. My guess is $15.00+. That would put it at over $73.00 a barrel.

    I filled up two cars yesterday, one with RUG @ $2.39, one with PUG @ $2.99. So far prices haven’t changed. In fact for RUG prices have come down a little.

    I don’t expect that to last so I’m gassing the rest of the fleet tomorrow.

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  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 124,410

    abacomike said:

    I wonder how much a barrel of oil will jump in price when the market opens tomorrow. My guess is $15.00+. That would put it at over $73.00 a barrel.

    I filled up two cars yesterday, one with RUG @ $2.39, one with PUG @ $2.99. So far prices haven’t changed. In fact for RUG prices have come down a little.

    I don’t expect that to last so I’m gassing the rest of the fleet tomorrow.
    I filled up the Outback yesterday - I think it was $2.70/gal for midgrade.

    Looks like I may have timed that just right.

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  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,465

    Hadn't Ford moved a lot of production out of the UAW's US area?

    It was a mistake when UAW was given part ownership of GM and was allowed to continue the stranglehold on BIG 3 production within the US. This morning the radio show talked about average folks are paying over 20% of their healthcare costs: UAW workers are paying 3%, and complaining about it.

    For the UAW to demand even more now takes chutzpah to overlook that bond holders, including many mutual funds, got nothing on GM bonds when the original company dissolved as UAW got ownership in the new company.

    The UAW also has had some problems about the management--I recall recently a large sum of cash was found in the Canton MI home of one of the big wigs. Corruption always affects those at the top of these pyramids and that applies to unions.

    As to the closed plants, IIRC an electric truck company is supported for buying Lordstown. The negotiation offerings by GM have been publicized after the UAW went out complaining they weren't given enough when involved in part ownership of the new GM and having been kept as a union strangling the company. Honda, toyota, don't have that problem at their plants within the US, do they? GM offered $8000 each as as bonus for signing?

    An article I read says that GM workers have a compensation package worth $63/hr. While Toyota, Honda and other foreign car makers only have to pay $50/hr.

    I’m sure the UAW guys work hard but maybe they should look at all the McDonalds workers who finally got $15. A company that goes out of business or automates doesn’t pay anything.

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