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2011-04-20 Home Front: Politix
Great Moments in Central Planning
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Posted by Beavis 2011-04-20 08:28|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6463 views ]  Top

#1 That GMs shares trade above zero is shocking to me.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2011-04-20 12:57||   2011-04-20 12:57|| Front Page Top

#2 As the great American philosopher Wednesday Addams once said:

"Wait."
Posted by Steve White 2011-04-20 13:04||   2011-04-20 13:04|| Front Page Top

#3 The fact that anyone would buy them is a mystery to me.

I would only buy them if I had a burning desire to throw away money and expect the same return on it as if I had thrown it off a bridge.
Posted by DarthVader 2011-04-20 13:07||   2011-04-20 13:07|| Front Page Top

#4 I recall years ago an article that appeared in some paper/magazine in the West concerning the manufacture of brassieres in the USSR. The bras looked like something that would fit on the bumper of a 1953 Buick; all large and unattractive. The gist of the article was that their economy was not market driven and no one wanted to buy the bras. So much for the wonders of central planning. It seems like we are heading in the same direction--at least so far as Washington's groupthink goes.
Posted by JohnQC 2011-04-20 14:31||   2011-04-20 14:31|| Front Page Top

#5 John QC: Surely you mean 1956 Buick? The 54's were . . . really weird. The 56's were . . . outstanding.

I remember them as if it were yesterday. Sigh.

Posted by Canuckistan sniper 2011-04-20 15:04||   2011-04-20 15:04|| Front Page Top

#6 Hello Darth; Back when GM was in trouble and its stock hit bottom a fellow went to several people wanting them to buy in on GM stock. $1000. was the investment. The return I was told was 10-1. Don't hold me to that but should their stock drop again then I'd bet you'll see investors move in. Could we be seeing them actually manipulating the market. Just a random thought of mine.
Posted by Dale 2011-04-20 15:17||   2011-04-20 15:17|| Front Page Top

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