Earmarks – where are your federal tax dollars going?

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:02+00:00 May 26th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Podcasts, Politics, Technology|

DOE earmarks Every year you go to work, get paid, do your taxes and send in the money you owe to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). That money is put into a pot (a very big pot), along with every other Americans taxes to run our government and fund our national defense. The money is [...]

Bankruptcy as a Business Strategy

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:03+00:00 May 26th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, GM, Manufacturers, Podcasts|

"How did you go bankrupt?" "Two ways. Gradually, and then suddenly." Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises I was on CNBC the other night with host Larry Kudlow, Paul J. Ingrassia, President Dow Jones Newswire and Robert Reich, former labor secretary. During the roundtable, Mr. Kudlow asked each of us if we thought General Motors [...]

Are gas prices bringing down the home market?

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:03+00:00 May 26th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Fuel economy, Gas Tax, Podcasts|

Are gas prices bringing down the home market? All my friends have been complaining about the price of gas. Trudy, commutes back and forth to work everyday. One way is 66 miles. In June, 2005 Trudys gas bill, just to go back and forth to work, was roughly $200. In June, 2006 it cost her [...]

York speech at Detroit Auto Show

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:03+00:00 May 25th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, GM, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Podcasts|

Prepared Speech by Jerome B. York, Assistant to Tracinda General Motors at a fork in the road and A Possible Solution for a Robust ResurgenceFollowing is the text of a speech given Tuesday, Jan. 10, by Jerome B York to the Society of Automotive Analysts regarding General Motors, the problems they face and ways to [...]