Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Automakers Receiving Government Money?!

Rather than write my own article, I'll direct you to an already-written one on

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The most noteworthy thing about this is how the government and media have allowed this to happen silently. Though, as the author states, $25 billion isn't much compared to other recent events, I think that the terms are what's most interesting. These loans are low-interest and don't even require repayment for the next five years, while AIG is paying 11% on all of their $85 billion line of credit (even monies not used) while forfeiting 80% ownership of the company.

I guess the auto lobby is better than the insurance lobby.

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