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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Big Reaction to Neil's Auto Editorial

There's been a big reaction to Neil Young's editorial "How To Save A Major Automobile Company" with over 500 comments posted so far.

Quite a wide range of supportive, very well thought comments. It would seem that Neil has struck a timely chord.

Of course folks have differences of opinion -- often humorously as vagary66 comments:
People, don't be fooled-- Neil Young is a CANADIAN! They have long sought to undermine our energy and mobility sources in an attempt for us to adopt their native vehicles and fuels -- floating logs, Mountie horses, and a fuel made from maple syrup.

I've also heard he's palled around with kidnappers! He launched his musical career in Rick James' living room (this is actually true! Hard to imagine, but they both played together as teenagers)!

But yeah-- I agree with a guy below, that working on engine conversion kits would put mechanics to work across the country. If you could turn your existing SUV into a hybrid or battery operated car for an extra $5k or something I think that would do a lot of good. And thank you for caring, Neil. This is why you're one of the greats and haven't lost a moment of relevancy.


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5 Comments:

At 11/17/2008 01:41:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where can I get me one of those Mountie horses?

 
At 11/17/2008 03:16:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

DAMN YOU!! Compromising a National Secret...Maple Syrup is the Future! lol
A Canadian Friend :o)

 
At 11/19/2008 08:26:00 AM, Anonymous sungreen said...

solar-world; a german solar-energy company makes an offer to buy opel, a german car manufacturer owned buy general motors
how does neil always know which way the wind blows???

 
At 11/19/2008 08:28:00 AM, Anonymous sun green said...

solarworld, a german car company makes an offer to buy opel, a german car manufacturer which is in financial troubles
how does neil always know which way the wind blows???

 
At 11/19/2008 12:46:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As I said elsewhere, the UAW ought to buy-out the big three, or at least one of them, form a workers co-op, re-engineer to produce decent quality green vehicles, while working for less salary/benefits, but with a strong profit-sharing program.

No executive would make more than $200K.

Let's turn it over to the Ordinary People!
-jim

 

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