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Old 04-20-2017, 12:18 PM   #41
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I think the USA could seize the Venezuelan state deposits and property in the USA.
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:18 PM   #42
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I wonder what they are going to do with an idle auto plant?
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:20 PM   #43
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Send Spicolli. He'll straighten it all out. Clearly just a simple misunderstanding.

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Old 04-20-2017, 12:20 PM   #44
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the only thing they are good at is fkng things up, that was a stupid move
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:24 PM   #45
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I wonder what they are going to do with an idle auto plant?
I think the assembled cars/vehicles is what they were after. Probably use them as government vehicles since the government obviously doesn't have the funds to buy new vehicles now or in the near term (or potentially long term) future.
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:30 PM   #46
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Will this effect the delivery status of the Chevy Spark I ordered?
If you're lucky?
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Atlas is shrugging!
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:32 PM   #48
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Seems to me that if the U.S., or any U.S. based business, has a working agreement with another country, and that country violates that agreement, and STEALS goods & property, then we need to bomb the **** out of them. Make it a lesson for them & other misguided shithole countries of the world.

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the only thing they are good at is fkng things up, that was a stupid move
GM or Venezuela?
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:33 PM   #51
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Let GM arrange it all and pay for it.
Want Venezuela to be another Cuba?
I think Cuba is better off than Venezuela at the moment.

You do realize, they're both pretty much the same form of government, no?
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:33 PM   #52
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Serves you right for building crap in the 3rd world dictatorship hell hole.
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I don't feel a bit badly for GM. They could have built that plant in the U.S., where it's a lot tougher for the anti-American liberals to just take something like that, and put AMERICANS to work. They took a calculated risk, and it went bust for them. Too bad, so sad, but I'm not going to break out my microscope to find my violin of sorrow to play for them.

No, the lesson to be learned here is to reject anything the anti-American liberals want to do, because that scenario is what they ultimately wish for the U.S. They are the domestic enemy of freedom, and the oppression of citizens and seizure of private property by government is their wet dream. Problem is, not enough of our people are smart enough to see it.
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Screw GM....they stayed for the money. These lessons already existed before they moved to that shithole....how about Cuba? No intervention by our military needed for this, let it burn.

It is good business to build in local economies. Many of the foreign car companies build on American soil. I'm not understanding the anger toward GM.
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Seems to me that if the U.S., or any U.S. based business, has a working agreement with another country, and that country violates that agreement, and STEALS goods & property, then we need to bomb the **** out of them. Make it a lesson for them & other misguided shithole countries of the world.
This is my guess...

The State Department will contact Venezuela and give them, say, 3 days to give GM their plant and vehicles back, as well as pay "reasonable" fees for the inconvenience. Venezuela will ignore the directive. Venezuela will be added to the list of countries banned from doing business with the US. Venezuela will continue going down the ******* until a civil war breaks out in the next 2-3 months. Watch.
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GM or Venezuela?
Venenzuela gets the nod for the lead, but GM is in the realm. It's probably a ploy to get more $$
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:47 PM   #55
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It is good business to build in local economies. Many of the foreign car companies build on American soil. I'm not understanding the anger toward GM.
No anger - it is NOT GOOD to build in a 3rd world nation supporting a tyrannical dictator who constantly berates and trashes the USA. Stupid move by GM glad they are paying the price.
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This is my guess...

The State Department will contact Venezuela and give them, say, 3 days to give GM their plant and vehicles back, as well as pay "reasonable" fees for the inconvenience. Venezuela will ignore the directive. Venezuela will be added to the list of countries banned from doing business with the US. Venezuela will continue going down the ******* until a civil war breaks out in the next 2-3 months. Watch.

And while we're busy dicking around with rag heads halfway around the world over human rights violations, things are getting worse right in our own back yard. How is this going to affect our Southern border crossings of more illegal alien 'refugees'! Central America is just barely a step ahead of the Middle East in human social/political development !
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Old 04-20-2017, 01:15 PM   #57
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Atlas is shrugging!
What's this got to do with Volkswagon??
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Old 04-20-2017, 01:15 PM   #58
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One of the many companies that have, or have sought, to nationalize. GM has held the leader in market share there for over 35 years, so it was certainly an incentive for them to stay.

And yet another gleaming example of Socialism failing for the entire world to see.

And of course, in case the left wonders why many of us are so staunchly pro-2A in this nation..


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Socialism at it's finest! They weren't too concerned getting free money from a socialist in our government. Here's the flip side to that coin.

As said, I don't feel sorry for them, as building in other countries, you're subject to and at risk with their laws and culture, and destabilized government.
Some countries don't allow you to sell into their country unless you build the product in their country. I know Brazil is one of those. Wouldn't be surprised if Venezuela is/was like that.

Regardless, I agree - you put your business there, it's your risk to take. Factor that into your decision. Some countries are riskier than others. Eat the loss, GM!
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What's this got to do with Volkswagon??
Volkswagon?
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Atlas is shrugging!
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What's this got to do with Volkswagon??
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Volkswagon?
Ya, Volkswagon. The name of their new SUV is Atlas.
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