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    Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    China Firm to Buy Hummer - WSJ.com

    In another body slam to American pride the Chinese Communists are buying Hummer from the once venerable GM. Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co. is the company that is reported to be buying the Hummer brand.

    Bad enough to lose Hummer to the Communists but which has s lineage to the military vehicle known as the Humvee.

    Supposedly the Commnists will leave two US plants open but let's face how shamefull that Communists are buying Hummer.

    I am officially disgusted !! Thank all of you who buy foreign car!! Way to go!!
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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    Everyone who buys a foreign car because it has better gas mileage, more reliability, and a better price, keep on doing it. By forcing American companies to compete on the global stage, you make this world better.

    The whole "buy American" motto is just nationalism and it makes no economic sense.

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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    I love my Toyota.



    I, for one, am glad to get rid of Hummer- good riddance!
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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    A blow to American pride?

    That's funny. What is there to be proud about when it comes to the Hummer? It had incredibly poor gas mileage even after it's 3rd generation. To my knowledge it was bought mostly by city dwellers and were shown to be impractical for city life. It became even MORE impractical during the early 2000s when gas prices sky rocketed. And finally could barely fit in a normal street lane. What exatcly was there to be proud about?

    I'm sure everyone here will agree that to be proud of something it has to actually have some redeeming quality about it to upset all it's faults. What kind of redeeming quality did the hummer have? It failed because it was pandering to that greedy American consumerism and it's creators completely failed to factor in the normal drops in the economy.

    I mean if you were a weapons maker would you be proud of a gun line which is shown as impractical to the everyday consumer? I'm sure there's a ton of gun owners that want to buy tanks but really - what are you supposed to do with a tank when you need extensive military training to drive it and operate it's weapons correctly?

    As far as I'm concerned the Chinese can have the Hummer line. Let them try to navigate a car that the average height Asian man will probably have trouble getting into.
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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    Bad enough to lose Hummer to the Communists but which has s lineage to the military vehicle known as the Humvee.
    The H2 and H3 are just chevy truck chassis' with styling. Real HMMV's are still being made in the U.S.

    Supposed the Commnists will leave two US plants open but let's face how shamefull that Communists are buying Hummer.
    No it shameful that the capitalists were stupid enough to make something as moronic as the Hummer.

    I am officially disgusted !! Thank all of you who buy foreign car!! Way to go!!
    I am thrilled. If buying foreign cars will kill off brain-dead designs like the Hummer, that is just a bonus.

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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    Everyone who buys a foreign car because it has better gas mileage, more reliability, and a better price, keep on doing it. By forcing American companies to compete on the global stage, you make this world better.

    The whole "buy American" motto is just nationalism and it makes no economic sense.
    Your statement shows the entire world that you do not have any grasp of what the economic factors are, what the effects of losing American manufacturers are, and just an unbeleivable lack of understanding of how economies work.

    American auto companies have been making very reliable cars for 12 - 15 years now read JD Powers report much ?

    If we keep losing American manufacturers we will only have our "nationalsm" left because we will not have or own our own nation.
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    You should have people buy whatever makes the most sense for them. If people buy American just to buy American, then they're overpaying and the US companies will not innovate. That leads to stagnation, not strength.

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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    Quote Originally Posted by F107HyperSabr View Post
    Your statement shows the entire world that you do not have any grasp of what the economic factors are, what the effects of losing American manufacturers are, and just an unbeleivable lack of understanding of how economies work.

    American auto companies have been making very reliable cars for 12 - 15 years now read JD Powers report much ?
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    Yeah my Cavalier I bought 8 years ago new and had to get rid off was a real masterpiece of american auto making.
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    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    Yeah my Cavalier I bought 8 years ago new and had to get rid off was a real masterpiece of american auto making.
    How many miles did you have on it?

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    Re: Bummer, Chinese Commies Buy HUMMER

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post


    I am thrilled. If buying foreign cars will kill off brain-dead designs like the Hummer, that is just a bonus.
    If the designs were so brain dead why did Americans demand them ? If big SUV's were so bad why did Americans buy them ?

    No one forced Americans to buy big cars. When American Motors made small sort of fuel efficient cars in the 1960- 1980 's Americans did not buy them. Even Studebaker made small aerodynamic cars in the 1950's but Americans wanted boxes on 4 wheels !!!
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