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Get your GM (Government Motors) car repaired at the DMV Repair Center!

Original post made by Jarred, Midtown, on Apr 1, 2009

Now that Obama has decided that the US government should stand behind GM warranties, do not delay in making an appointment to get your car serviced at the new DMV Repair Center. See this video for instructions:

Web Link

I for one can't wait. Oh, it's the DMV, I guess I will have to wait.

Hope and change! Yes we can repair your car--it might take 6-8 weeks, but if you fill out all the right forms, we promise we'll get to it when we get back to our desks.

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Posted by Outside Observer
a resident of another community
on Apr 1, 2009 at 9:13 pm

Jarred,

Outstanding! I'm sending the URL to everyone I know!




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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:32 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Actually factually, my last 2 or 3 transactions with DMV, using the internet appointment process, were almost a pleasure.


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:45 am

but you still had to wait quite a while to get your appointments, and you still had almost no choice in where you went. One far south of us, and one far north.

For a DMV, it isn't' bad...for a car repair shop, it would be horrible!


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Posted by Torqueflite
a resident of Woodside
on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:07 am

GOVERNMENT MOTERS (GM) announces GOVERNMENT WARRANTY

President B.H. "Yugo" Obama announced that he knows cars and that all americas will have high mileage GM car now fitted with chrome 22 inch DUBS and a off the hook audio system.

Starting today if you own a car that is visually unsuitable to your needs all you have to do is to bring in your significant other, life partner, pink slip and check book or food stamps will do, to your local GM dealer and pick-out your new car.
You will receive credit for the metal in your old ride. Extra value given to owners of big Buick and Cadillac cars.
President B.H. "Yugo" Obama said "It is my hope that the steps I am announcing today will go a long way towards answering many of the questions people may have about the future of GM.

But just in case there are still nagging doubts, let me say it as plainly as I can -- if you buy a car, you will be able to get your car serviced and repaired, just like always. Your warrantee will be safe as safe as an AIG bonus payment.
In fact, it will be safer than it's ever been. Because starting today, the United States government will stand behind your car warrantee.

President B.H. "Yugo" Obama went on to say the he is appointing Barnk Frank as lubricant and solvents czar to clear up any sticky matters and pave the way for the future of the automotive business.

Gee all along I though this guy was the President of the US not a car salesman?

All hail the messiah and ya'all come on down to chop-shop motors, we're harvesting the best parts and junking the rest! Remember keep your hands of my Cadillac.

I can't wait until HP gets run through the Obamalizer and a political appointee gets to play CEO.


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Posted by Do you think?
a resident of another community
on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:34 am

Do you think Torqueflite had a massive orgasm as he was writing his hate-filled screed against Obama and Barney Frank?
I bet you he ha dto go and change his Rush Limbaugh-issued pink lace panties.


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Posted by Torqueflite
a resident of Woodside
on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:14 am

You feel so chummy with those words like hate, Do you think?

The fact is the president does not have the constitutional authority to fire or hire anyone in private business.

His actions call out for the citizens to exercise their right as afforded by the first amendment of the constitution to voice their opinion, humor, satire or even ridicule in stating plainly what is so obviously an action above and beyond the authority of the office of the president of the united states of america.

Just like a race bater you pull the verbiage of hate and offer comparisons to the bloated drug addict radio host who you obviously follow closely.

I reject all of your comments and until you offer comments based on intellectual merit I will consider them in the amateurish light you have presented.

I am still waiting on the openness and transparency, how about you?


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:17 am

"Hate filled"?

Wow, standards of decorum for parodies of public figures have risen substantially since Bush was replaced by Obama.


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Posted by Do you think?
a resident of another community
on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:27 am

Looks like I got Torqueflite to reach that coveted orgasmic state once again.

"I reject all of your comments and until you offer comments based on intellectual merit I will consider them in the amateurish light you have presented. "

And your comment "appointing Barnk Frank as lubricant and solvents czar to clear up any sticky matters" is based on intellectual merit? Your comments and name calling of Obama is based on intellectual merit???

HA, HA, HA


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Posted by Get the facts straight
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:41 am

"The fact is the president does not have the constitutional authority to fire or hire anyone in private business."

And he did not hire or fire anyone in private business. The White House ASKED for his resignation.

Why??

Web Link

"Second, the GM chief was tied more directly to the ill-fated decisions that that brought much of the American auto industry to the brink of collapse."

Seems that some people love to play fast and loose with the facts.


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:01 am

"And he did not hire or fire anyone in private business. The White House ASKED for his resignation."

This is a distinction without a difference. When Boards of Directors fire the CEO, they always "ASK" for a resignation. Do you really think that Waggoner had the power to refuse to resign under the circumstances (where the gov't was holding the existence of the company in the form of extension of more "loans" to GM)?

Whether it is a good idea or not to have the President of the US involved in running companies and choosing who to run these companies depends on your view of the competence of the government running businesses.

But - whether you think it's a good idea or not - to suggest that Obama did not fire Waggoner is pretty ridiculous.


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Posted by Get the facts straight
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:05 am

"But - whether you think it's a good idea or not - to suggest that Obama did not fire Waggoner is pretty ridiculous."

That is what I am suggesting and it is not ridiculous. You can read what you want into the White House asking for the resignation--the fact is that Obama did not fire Waggoner. And yes, Waggoner could have refused--not sure what the board of GM would have done then--but you have to play hardball sometimes in big business.


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:40 am

"--not sure what the board of GM would have done then-"

Actually, Obama also is "ASKING" that a majority of the GM Board of Directors be replaced also.

"The decision by President Barack Obama's auto task force to replace most GM directors ..."Web Link

Whether you like it or not and whether you think it's a good idea or not, the Obama administration is in control of GM and is putting in a new leadership team.

It's really kind of silly to ignore the substance of every story about Obama's control of GM with semantic gymnastics about the meaning of "ASK" in this context.


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:59 am

Yup, as the people sleep, the Presidency of the United States grows into a seat of tyranny...yawn...oh well..as long as the President is a leftist, communist, socialist, statist ..whatever you want to call him or her, ..and trampling the Constitution against only US citizens who live here and actually produce anything, who cares?

I only get upset when we eavesdrop on known non-citizen terrorists calling into the USA from other countries, or throw non-citizens in war areas caught with the remote control of the bomb in their hands that just killed Americans, Iraqis and Afghanis fighting for their liberty. THAT goes too far. THAT upsets me.

Ok, back to the regular programming of the President and Congress taking over privately held businesses, baypassing shareholders and Boards of Directors. I gotta get back to my couch.

BTW, if you care to learn about real liberty, I recommend "Liberty and Tyranny" by Mark Levin. Number 1 on the New York Times book list now. Just started it. GRIPPING beginning.


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Posted by Get the facts straight
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:00 am

I cannot access the entire story you posted above, Ben since I am not a subscriber.

The question is it okay for the government to ask that a CEO who ran an entire industry into the ground and the board that supported him be replaced when said industry is getting tremendous amounts of taxpayer money for recovery.
We will see. Let's not forget that the auto industry came to the government begging for a bailout in order to remain in business. Surely they did not think they would get the money with no government input.
If replacing the CEO and board is such an issue,maybe the company should have refused the bailout money and looked for other solutions


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:07 am

Get,

As I indicated, we all have our own views on whether it's a good idea for the government to be running (formerly?) private businesses. Your statement that private businesses that accept government help should expect government interference and input in the running of their enterprises is perfectly reasonable and - more to the point - inevitable.

That's why those wary of government control of the economy were against the bail out of GM (and the banks) in the first place. How right they were to be worried is something we'll find out about very soon as the Obama administration gets ever more involved in these companies and their affairs.


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:07 am

And the answer is NO, we should not have put taxpayer money into a company, and once we did, we should have made such actions a PART OF THEPACKAGE for GM to accept or reject the bailout. Once we gave the money no strings attached, too bad! We, the TAXPAYERS are not majority shareholders in this business, and therefore have no right to do any more than our own vote as represented by the shares we hold.

But, back to the basics..we, the taxpayers, elected someone who represents a party-line that it is ok for a government to take over a private business against all Constitutional words..in other words, we elected a Chavez, a Castro, a Hu....someone who actually believes that our Constitution has no meaning, obviously.

You should be scared, very scared, at the power this guy is accruing, without a peep from the media. When will your business be absorbed and run by Eshoo?

The good news is that the rest of the nation will, I hope, learn the lessons of GM and NOT TAKE ANY TAX DOLLARS ever again. Go bankrupt, get rid of the problems that are dragging you down. Go to the govt, your problems just grow. ( Remember Reagan's words "The scariest sentence in the English language is "Hi, I am from the government and I am here to help you!")


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Posted by Get the facts straight
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:17 am

Should we have written off the money that the Bush administration previously poured into the auto industry and told them now to look elsewhere for help?

Perspective's additional comments regarding Obama and his actions need to be taken with a grain of salt, since Perspective has been a die-hard "critic" of Obama since before day 1. Those who have followed his postings on this forum will where he is coming from.
Anyway, in 3+ years you will have the option of voting for someone else. As for now, he is the democratically elected leader of our country. Learn to live with it, Perspective


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:25 am

"As for now, he is the democratically elected leader of our country. Learn to live with it, Perspective.."

I think you're being too hard on Perspective. Obama was elected, but he has to follow the constitution - like all presidents. I don't know if Obama is exceeding his authority under the constitution or not, but that's Perspective's complaint. Telling him to vote for somebody else next time hardly addresses his point.


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Posted by Get the facts straight
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:36 am

That's we have our "checks and balances" system of government--if he is not following the Constitution, then steps can be taken.
For now, Obama has not been accused of exceeding his authority except by people like Perspective. If you were familiar with his postings, you would understand why he makes those accusations.


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Posted by Jim H.
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:13 pm

No worries. While you wait for the DMV to fix your car you'll be able to ride the heavily gov't subsidized $60B+ High Speed Rail up and down the state. It even stops in Fresno!!!


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Posted by Outside Observer
a resident of another community
on Apr 4, 2009 at 9:05 pm

Jarred,

Just saw that DMV video on Fox News.

Quite sure it will never be on any of the leftist networks.

Thanks for the posting, way before others discovered it.




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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 5, 2009 at 6:35 am

Fox is the only remaining full-story news station left in the free world. All the rest have been coopted by propogandists.

That is one of the only things that gives me hope that all is not yet lost in this country, the fact that FOX has more viewers than all the other news stations combined. Shows there is still some deep desire to be truly informed in our nation.


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