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Buy American-Made Vehicles Only!!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by thatK30guy, Jan 19, 2002.

  1. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    > > CNN Headline News did a short news listing regarding Ford and GM's
    > > contributions to the relief and recovery efforts in New York and
    > Washington.
    > > The findings are as follows......
    > >
    > > 1. Ford- $1 million to American Red Cross matching employee
    > contributions
    > of
    > > the same number plus 10 Excursions to NY Fire Dept. The company
    also
    > offered
    > > ER response team services and office space to displaced government
    > > employees.
    > >
    > > 2. GM- $1 million to American Red Cross matching employee
    contributions
    > of
    > > the same number and a fleet of vans, suv's, and trucks.
    > >
    > > 3. Daimler Chrysler- $10 million to support of the children and
    victims
    > of
    > > the Sept. 11 attack.
    > >
    > > 4. Harley Davidson motorcycles- $1 million and 30 new motorcycles
    to the
    > New
    > > York Police Dept.
    > >
    > > 5. Volkswagen- Employees and management created a Sept 11
    Foundation,
    > funded
    > > initial with $2 million, for the assistance of the children and
    victims
    > of
    > > the WTC.
    > >
    > > 6. Hyundai- $300,000 to the American Red Cross.
    > >
    > > 7. Audi- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 8. BMW- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 9. Daewoo- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 10. Fiat- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 11. Honda- Nothing despite boasting of second best sales month ever
    in
    > > August 2001
    > >
    > > 12. Isuzu- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 13. Mitsubishi- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 14. Nissan- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 15. Porsche- Nothing. Press release with condolences via the
    Porsche
    > > website.
    > >
    > > 16. Subaru- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 17. Suzuki- Nothing.
    > >
    > > 18. Toyota- Nothing despite claims of high sales in July and August
    > 2001.
    > > Condolences posted on the website
    > >
    > > Whenever the time may be for you to purchase or lease a new
    vehicle,
    > keep
    > > this information in mind. You might want to give more consideration
    to a
    > car
    > > manufactured by an American-owned and / or American based company.
    > >
    > > Apart from Hyundai and Volkswagen, the foreign car companies
    contributed
    > > nothing at all to the citizens of the United States. It's OK for
    these
    > > companies to take money out of this country, but it is apparently
    not
    > > acceptable to return some in a time of crisis.
    > >
    > > I believe we should not forget things like this. Say thank you in a
    way
    > that
    > > gets their attention.
    > >
    > > Pass it on.




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  2. MRBIGBLOCK

    MRBIGBLOCK 1/2 ton status

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    ANOTHER REASON TO HATE RICE GRINDERS AND COMMIES, PASS IT ON DUDES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. Esteban86K5

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    BE <font color=blue>AMERICAN</font color=blue> BUY <font color=blue>AMERICAN</font color=blue>!!!!

    <font color=blue>It's easier to teach a child than to fix an adult.</font color=blue>

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  4. AGM73k5

    AGM73k5 1/2 ton status

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    Check your facts: <a target="_blank" href=http://www.toyota.com/html/about/news/archive/press_release/finance/docs/2001/20010928_splash.jsp>http://www.toyota.com/html/about/news/archive/press_release/finance/docs/2001/20010928_splash.jsp</a>

    -Aaron

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  5. AGM73k5

    AGM73k5 1/2 ton status

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    Figured I should add this for you to: <a target="_blank" href=http://www.toyota.com/html/about/news/archive/press_release/finance/docs/2001/20010928_splash.jsp>http://www.toyota.com/html/about/news/archive/press_release/finance/docs/2001/20010928_splash.jsp</a>
    If you've passed that list along you might pass along a correction.

    -Aaron

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  6. ChevyCaGal

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    Someone posted this on pirate and lots of people proved it was not a real list.... many other companies donated not listed as doing so here.....

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  7. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=purple> I've only bought American made in the past and that trend wil continue !

    L8r,
    . Riz . <a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/rizmonkey>www.geocities.com/rizmonkey</a>

    <font color=purple> monkeys steal my underwear at night
     
  8. lifted95z71

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    i like canadian and mexican cars like chevys.
     

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