Holiday Mail for Soldiers

November 20, 2008

by LukeAmerica2020
The American Red Cross is partnering with Pitney Bowes this holiday season for the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign. For the second year in a row, they’re collecting holiday cards to distribute to American service members, veterans, and their families in the United States and around the world. Pitney Bowes is generously donating technology, resources, and postage to make this holiday card program possible.

Their goal is to collect and distribute one million holiday cards to spread holiday cheer and facilitate thanks to these brave individuals and families.

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Thousands of Unsold Cars “Parked” at U.S. Ports

November 20, 2008

by LukeAmerica2020
According to the New York Times, thousands of unsold foreign cars are sitting at U.S. ports because dealers don’t want them.

Foreign cars delivered to the port in Long Beach, California would normally be loaded onto trucks, then delivered to dealerships. But American dealerships don’t want them because they’re having a hard time selling their current inventory.

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Obama: Where’s the Change?

November 20, 2008

by LukeAmerica2020
Yesterday (2008-11-19) on MSNBC, Mike Duncan, RNC Chairman, discussed Obama’s cabinet choices and the future of the GOP.

This video is from the adsfoeiasudf09as7 YouTube channel.

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Should Bailout Pay GM Employees to NOT Work?

November 20, 2008

by LukeAmerica2020
Megyn Kelly, of Fox News, asks former GM V.P. Bud Moore “How can you ask taxpayers to lend you money when you pay workers who no longer work for you?” He answers, “Because GM is caring company and the union is a very supportive organization.”

This video is from the RadioVice YouTube channel.

Here’s an excerpt from Mitt Romney’s editorial in the New York TimesLet Detroit Go Bankrupt”:

First, their huge disadvantage in costs relative to foreign brands must be eliminated. That means new labor agreements to align pay and benefits to match those of workers at competitors like BMW, Honda, Nissan and Toyota. Furthermore, retiree benefits must be reduced so that the total burden per auto for domestic makers is not higher than that of foreign producers.

That extra burden is estimated to be more than $2,000 per car. Think what that means: Ford, for example, needs to cut $2,000 worth of features and quality out of its Taurus to compete with Toyota’s Avalon. Of course the Avalon feels like a better product — it has $2,000 more put into it.

 


Tax Dollars: It Is NOT Your Money

November 20, 2008

by LukeAmerica2020
Neil Cavuto, of Fox News, asks Represetative Joe Knollenberg (R-Michigan) on Tuesday (2008-11-18) regarding the ongoing bailouts, “Where do you draw the line with our money?” The congressman answers, “It is NOT your money!”

This video is from the RadioVice YouTube channel.