The article doesn't mention that this is also the only Toyota plant
with UAW representation. Toyota has idle, or nearly idle, plants in
Texas and Mississippi. What would you do - not open the new plant in
Mississippi with non-union workers grateful for a good job, or keep
open an aging plant staffed by a bunch of surly UAW members.
Also, many of the defects of Toyota came from this plant and the parts
designed for/by it. Including UAW/CAW involvement. And CAW/UAW
supported the GM bailout.
What the liberal-dimwits in DC don't see is by subsidising and bailing
out GM to the tune of $60,000 of taxpayer debt in 2009 did was to cause
others to look closely at their sales and lay off. That is, if you
preserve 4 GM losers, you might see a lay off from Nissan, Ford, Honda
But if GM went under, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Ford, BMW and others would
have picked up the slack and laid off fewer people, maybe even hired!
But oh no, Obama likes debt-spend corruption, as I have said years ago,
spending money on GM is a waste of money.
Bailout was always about corruption (auto and banks). If enough of the
influencially uber-rich were your clients, it sure helped your bailout
chances. UAW/CAW support included, selling out America.
Good move by Toyota to clean up GM/UAW mess. And send a message to big
mouth Obama, UAW and GM-NHTSA. Hey Obama, now you have unemployed PLUS
Politicians and whiners don't provide anything, the tax payers do.
I could not care less about GM, I am merely pointing out that our friend
Canuck57 does not know anything about the automobile business and most of
what he says is his personal opinion and not factual.
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