Posts tagged with ‘GM’

Cerberus, Beliefs and Golden Sacks Cars.

December 30, 2008

Clearly, there is something wrong with the motor and finance industries of the world (a.k.a America for this article, because when America sneezes, the world catches a cold). We are all acutely aware how their problems affect us. We believe that we live in healthy democracies where we vote for the people and systems that […]

WordPress 2.7 Mysterious Permalinks Problem

December 24, 2008

Problem With Pretty Permalinks. Following on from the recent WordPress update to 2.7, I’ve had the weird effect of first a single post losing the pretty permalinks, then two, then all of them, then I had a big twiddle, (this involved a lot of forum work.  This question from Storax I thought nearly had it […]

Mini E – an Enviromental Disaster Looms from Muddled Thinking

December 7, 2008

Truly this car is the pits. -and here’s how.. The engineers seem to have responded with the most short-term planning possible to a demand from the BMW marketing department to make the company look green now that sales of their monster cars are down 40%.  Some “ad” bloke has said “clean electricity, that’s the way […]

George Bush continues to say “Do as I say, not as I do” on Trade as Industry Falters.

November 15, 2008

Yay!  Today, 15 Nov 2008, with only a few weeks of his tenure as US President left to go, he still can’t stop saying one thing and doing the other. Bush warns over ‘protectionism’ is the news today.  This is at the Washington meeting of 20 countries, the G20, which represent 85% of the global […]

Another American gets his Priorities Wrong

August 14, 2008

A laughable bit of summer news arrived yesterday in the form of a 70 year old Ohio man, who reportedly paid for his car with coinage. Here’s $8,000 in coins – ‘I want that Chevy truck’ tootled the Cincinnati Enquirer.  Er… not quite.  He paid for half of it because he “doesn’t trust paper money” […]