NYT Columnist Flip-Flops on GM Bailout

New York Times columnist David Brooks flip-flops on GM bailout. Thomas Friedman's totally never sitting at his lunch table again. [New York Magazine] » 7/06/10 10:15am 7/06/10 10:15am

STUDY: Each New GM Vehicle Costs Taxpayers $12,200

A study by the obviously pro-government National Taxpayers Union claims each new GM vehicle costs the average taxpayer $12,200. Their bizarre assumptions and our analysis below. » 11/19/09 10:30am 11/19/09 10:30am

So, to quote Pete Sepp of the NTU, "Every time someone in your neighborhood drives home in a shiny new Chevy Silverado, remember that it…

When Politics Trumps Business: The Case For Carmaker Corporate Jets

One of the conditions the government stipulated in agreeing to loan money for GM and Chrysler was both companies must eliminate their corporate jets. Sounds good until you know how important they really are. » 12/19/08 2:20pm 12/19/08 2:20pm

Report: GM, Chrysler Consider Bankruptcy For Federal Bailout Loan

The CEOs of the not-so-Big Three made it to DC for committee hearings beginning today at 10:00 AM. According to Bloomberg's sources, GM and Chrysler execs are considering a pre-arranged bankruptcy (which we've already said is a good thing) as a last-resort of getting a multibillion-dollar government loan. » 12/04/08 8:40am 12/04/08 8:40am

GM's Mark LaNeve Drops Dealer Missive Begging Congress For Mercy,…

Hot on the heels of yesterday's e-mail plea to employees from GM's Troy Clarke » 11/13/08 9:20am 11/13/08 9:20am comes the following e-mail from GM's Mark LaNeve. The General's marketing maven e-mailed dealers asking for them to make calls to their members of Congress asking them to "" from the grips of the . Hey, we just noticed, how come neither GM…